Indian Politician who was the Minister of Railways from 2004 until 2009 in the United Progressive Alliance and served as Chief Minister of Bihar from 1990 until 1997.
He attended B.N. College, Patna University where he received a Bachelor of Laws and a Master in Political Science.
Sankarshan Thakur wrote a book about his life called The Making of Laloo Yadav, The Unmaking of Bihar.
He married Rabri Devi in June 1973 and they have seven daughters and two sons.