Who is Chirag Paswan? Girls have started taking interest in politics because of him

Chirag Paswan, a prominent Indian politician, has assumed the 19th Minister of Food Processing Industries role since June 2024. He also serves as the National President of the Lok Janshakti Party (LJP). Recently, he has garnered attention and popularity, particularly among young women, sparking a notable rise in girls’ political interest and significant attention on the internet.

Chirag Kumar Paswan serves as an MP from the Hajipur Lok Sabha constituency in Bihar, India, and holds a ministerial position in the Modi government. He follows in the footsteps of his father, the late Ram Vilas Paswan, a prominent figure in Indian politics. Chirag Paswan’s appeal lies significantly in his youthful and dynamic image, making him popular among the youth. He is actively engaged on social media, leveraging his intelligence and appealing personality to resonate particularly well with young people, including young women. His progressive political ideas and developmental policies further enhance his influence among the youth.

Chirag Kumar Paswan was born on 31 October 1982 in Khagaria Bihar. Paswan is a third-semester college dropout in Computer Engineering. After dropping out of college, he starred in the Hindi film Mile Na Mile Hum (2011). After the film flopped at the box office, Chirag Paswan quit acting and began his political journey in 2012. In the 2014 and 2019 elections, he contested and won from the Jamui constituency in Bihar. In 2019, he was elected president of the LJP.

Chirag Kumar Paswan took oath as a Union Cabinet Minister on June 9, 2024, at Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi during Narendra Modi’s third term. He currently holds the position of the 19th Minister of Food Processing Industries, appointed in June 2024.

According to online sources, Chirag Paswan is associated with a thriving political party and is the only son of a successful Dalit leader. According to the affidavit submitted to the Election Commission (EC), Chirag Paswan has a net worth of ₹2.68 crore. His movable assets are worth ₹1.66 crore while his immovable assets are worth ₹1.02 crore.

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