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Raghav Chadha’s net worth 2023, personal life & assets details

Raghav Chadha – Raghav Chadha is an Indian Politician from New Delhi. Though being an influential politician, he still leads a modest lifestyle and has a net worth of around 2 crore INR. He is also the current president of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). Raghav Chadha has a long career of 13 years so far and has helped many important roles and portfolios. He is one of the masterminds in the party who played a crucial role in making the Aam Aadmi Party a national party from a regional party of India’s capital New Delhi. Raghav first time set foot in the political domain in the year 2011 when he joined the Anti Corruption Movement led by Anna Hazare against the party in rule, the Indian National Congress. He has been loyal to Aam Aadmi Party since 2012 which is also the year the party was formed by Arvind Kejriwal.

Raghav Chadha’s Early life and educational background

  • Raghav Chadha was born on 11 November 1988 in a Punjabi family in Rajender Nagar, New Delhi. His father’s name is Sunil Chadha while his mother’s name is unknown. In one interview with Samdish, the politician revealed that he shares a close bond with his mother. 
  • Apart from being blessed with good looks and a charming personality, he is also one of the highly educated politicians. After schooling, he went to the University of Delhi for higher education and also completed his chartered accountant course from “The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India” or “ICAI”. Then for his master’s, he went to the UK and completed his degree at the prestigious ” London School of Economics and Political Science”.

Raghav Chadha’s Political Career

On arriving in India, Raghav Chadha joined the anti-corruption movement against the INC (Indian National Congress) which was led by social activist and reformer Anna Hazare. He met the other members of the AAP there which include, Arvind Kejriwal, Kumar Vishwas, Shazia Ilmi, Shanti Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav, Medha Pathkar, and Aruna Roy. The main objective of the movement was to force the government to introduce the Jan Lokpal Bill. Later all the members in the year 2012 founded the Aam Aadmi Party whose English translation is the common man’s party. Since then the party has seen several ups and downs but has a firm grip on the Capital. Raghav Chadha has assisted the party chief Arvind Kejriwal from the beginning and under his guidance held many portfolios and roles. At the age of 26 Raghav Chadha became the treasurer of the party.

Raghav Chadha’s Delhi Assembly results – Raghav Chadha contested from the seat of Rajendra Nagar in February 2020 in the Delhi Legislative Assembly election and won to become an MLA from the Rajender Nagar constituency. He defeated RP Singh, a BJP candidate with more than 20000 votes.

Raghav Chadha’s Lok Sabha Election results – Before contesting for the Delhi Legislative Assembly, he also was an AAP candidate for the Lok Sabha 2019 Election from the South Delhi Parliamentary Constituency where he lost brutally to  BJP candidate, Ramesh Bidhuri. 

Raghav Chadha’s Rajya Sabha Results – Raghav Chadha is a Rajya Sabha member from Punjab where he faced no opposition in the election. He is the youngest member of the Parliament (MP) and he attained this achievement at the age of 33.  

Raghav Chadha’s Other important roles and portfolios – Raghav Chadha is a member of the Parliament’s Standing Committee on Finance in Rajya Sabha and spokesperson for the Aam Aadmi Party. Formerly he was the vice-chairman of the Delhi Jal Board. In the year 2020, AAP appointed him as the co-in charge of the Punjab Legislative Assembly election where they won 92 seats out of 117 making AAP a national party. He is also very much liked by the opposition due to his bold and factual statements. In the year 2022, the ruling government, NDA trusted him and sent Raghav Chadha to Davos, Switzerland to attend the World Economic Forum.

Raghav Chadha’s Net Worth 

  • Though Raghav comes from an upper-middle-class family and is one of the prominent political leaders, he still is firmly connected to his roots and sticks to the party’s principles of leading a common man’s life. The salary of an MP in India is around 200000 rupees while for an MLA is 150000 rupees. Since 
  • Raghav Chadha is an MLA as well as an MP, he receives around 300000 rupees per month salary after tax deductions. Apart from this, he has got government bungalows in the posh locality of Delhi but still prefers to stay in his old home in New Rajendra Nagar. 
  • Cars – Raghav Chadha drives a CNG-based Maruti Suzuki Swift desire although he has got a government car and driver as additional perks. He was spotted on multiple occasions driving his Swift Dzire while commuting to the Parliament. 
  • So taking all into consideration about his assets and liabilities with a multiplier factor, his net worth stands at around 2 crore rupees which is significantly low when compared to other politicians. 

Raghav Chadha’s personal life and relationship status 

Raghav Chadha’s relationship status is engaged. He is engaged to Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra who is a cousin of Former Miss World 2020. Raghav and Parineeti met in London when both were pursuing their Masters. Parineeti was studying economics and finance at Manchester Business School while Raghav was at the London School of Economics and Political Science. 

Born in Ambala, Haryana Parineeti is also from a Punjabi family. Her family occupation is business but Parineeti followed the footsteps of her sister Priyanka Chopra and ventured into the field of Cinema her net worth is around 40 crores and has previously worked in many Bollywood projects in lead and supporting roles. On May 13 2023, the couple conducted an engagement ceremony in Kapurthala House in New Delhi which was attended by affluent politicians and Bollywood stars. The wedding is likely to occur in November of 2023.

Summary 

NAME RAGHAV CHADHA
AGE  34
OCCUPATION CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT AND POLITICIAN
EDUCATIONAL DETAILS
  • University of Delhi
  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)
  • London School of Economics and Political Science
CASTE PUNJABI KHATRI
RELIGION  HINDU
HEIGHT  5 FOOT 8 INCH
POLITICAL CAREER BEGAN IN 2011
MP CONSTITUENCY Punjab
MLA CONSTITUENCY  Rajender Nagar,NEW DELHI
PARTNER/FIANCE PARINEETI CHOPRA
NET WORTH 2 CRORE INR
CAR COLLECTION MARUTI SUZUKI SWIFT DZIRE
CONTROVERSIES DISQUALIFIED FROM THE RAJYA SABHA
OTHER ACHIEVEMENTS
  • REPRESENTED INDIA IN WORLD ECONOMIC FORUM DAVOS SWITZERLAND IN 2022.
  • VICE CHAIRMAN OF DELHI JAL BOARD
  • QUALIFIED CHARTERED ACCOUNTANT
  • CONTRIBUTES AAP IN IMPLEMENTING EDUCATIONAL AND WELFARE SCHEMES AND REFORMS
  • PLAYED CRUCIAL ROLE IN WINNING IN PUNJAB LEGISLATIVE ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS 2022

Here are some FAQs regarding Raghav Chadha

1. Why is Raghav Chadha in the news?

Raghav Chadha’s membership in the Rajya Sabha has been suspended due to a breach of privilege by an MP and has also been accused of forgery from 11 August 2023. His membership remains suspended until the privilege committee decides whether his action was a “Gross Violation Of Rules” or not.

2. Who is Raghav Chadha’s fiance?

Raghav Chadha is engaged to Bollywood actress Parineeti Chopra. A close ceremony was held in Kapurthala House New Delhi on May 13, 2023.

3. When is Raghav Chadha and Parineeti Chopra’s wedding?

The couple is expected to be married within 5 months following this winter but nothing has been revealed officially. The buzz is the event will likely take place in a resort in Udaipur Rajasthan in November 2023.

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