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|Full Name||Kirtivardhan Bhagwat Jha Azad|
|Profession||Politician, Cricket Commentator|
|Physical Stats & More|
|The height (approx.||in centimetersMaximum 180 cm
In meters– 1.8 M
in feet & inches– 5’ 11”
|Hair Colour||Salt & Pepper|
|International Debut||vs Australia at Melbourne Cricket Ground, 06 December 1980|
|Batting Style||Right handed bat|
|Bowling Style||Right-arm Offbreak|
|Political Party||Indian National Congress
|Political Journey||• Member of Delhi Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Gola Market (1993-98) (BJP)
• Elected to 13th Lok Sabha (MP Darbhanga) (1st term) (1999-04) (BJP)
• Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (MP Darbhanga) (2nd term) (2009-14) (BJP)
• Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (MP Darbhanga) (3rd term) (2014-19) (BJP)
|Date of Birth||2 January, 2020 (Friday)|
|Age in 2020||61 Years|
|Place of Birth||Darbhanga, Bihar|
|School||Modern School (New Delhi)|
|College/University||St Stephen’s College (Delhi University, 1979-81)|
|Higher Education||BA History (Hons).|
|Address||83A, Central Avenue, Sainik Farms, New Delhi 110062|
|Controversies||• From the year 2011 to 2015, Kirti continuously he kept raising the issue of huge financial corruption in the functioning of Delhi District Cricket Association (DDCA). He was in BJP and he accused Arun Jaitley of leading DDCA. for 14 Years for being involved in the fraud of Rs 400 crore. Kirti Azad was expelled from the BJP in 2015. for anti-party activities. Indian Express
• In February 2019, just three days after joining INC, Azad while addressing workers of Congress Party said that members of congress looted polling booths for During the 1980s and 1990s election, he was with his father. He later regretted the error and apologized.
|Relationships & More|
|Marital Status||Get married|
|Children||Son– Somya Vardhan & Surya Vardhan|
|Parents||Father– Shri Bhagwat Jha Azad
Mother– Smt Indira Jha Azad
|Siblings||Brother– Dr Rajvardhan Azad
|Estimated Net Worth||Lok Sabha election 2019: Rs 8,40 26,75555 My Neta|
Kirti Azad’s lesser-known facts
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- Kirti Azad was the child of a political family. His father Bhagwat Jha Azad was a freedom fighter of India, a lifelong INC politician and chief minister of Bihar. Bhagwat Jha also served six times as a Lok Sabha member from Bhagalpur.
- All-rounder, who has been a cricketer for over ten years, played seven test matches as well as 25 ODIs. for India, 1980-1986 He also played in the Indian cricket team which won the 1983 ODI Cricket World Cup.
- According to some cricket experts, Azad did not make it to India cricket as his father Bhagwat Jha Azad, who was then a Union Minister in Bihar. Azad was not the only talented player in this category. for India was then.
- In 1983, Azad played for India in an exhibition one-day Prime Minister’s Relief Fund match in Delhi. It was a Prime Minister’s Relief Fund match. He smashed 71 not out with six fours and four sixes and helped India chase down 198 runs after being at 80 runs for Six at a time
- While still playing Ranji trophy matches he decided to walk in his father’s footsteps and stepped into politics. He joined the Bhartiya Janata Party in 1993 at 33.
- Azad’s father, INC veteran Bhagwat Jha Azad evicted him from his house when he joined BJP in 1993.
- Eventually, Azad joined the Indian National Congress (INC) in 2019, calling it “Gharvapasi.”
- Poonam Azad (his wife), a former Aam Aadmi Party member, is also an Indian National Congress (INC), since 2017. On the ticket of INC, she contested the 2020 Delhi Vidhan Saha elections and was defeated.
- Kirti Azad’s both sons, Somyavardhan and Suryavardhan have played cricket and represented Delhi at various age-group levels, however, they were unable to make to first-class cricket. Surya now works for an MNC in Singapore, while Somya is a businessman.
- Kirti Azad has acted in a Hindi movie ‘Kirket’ released in 2019.
- Actor Dinkar Sharma will be playing the role of Kirti Azad in an upcoming Bollywood film ’83. The movie is based on India’s victory in the 1983 cricket World Cup held in England.