RAJ BABBAR Biography - Royalty, Rulers & leaders


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Samajwadi Party leader Raj Babbar is a well known personality not only for his political views but also as a versatile actor. Raj Babbar was born on June 26, 1952 at Agra, Uttar Pradesh. His early education was completed at Agra. Later he did his graduation in theatre from National School of Drama, New Delhi. Babbar came in contact with great Marxist leader Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia while pursuing his academic career. Consequently, Babbar developed a keen interest in Marxist philosophy and politics.


Raj Babbar rose to fame when he was elected a member of the Rajya Sabha in 1994-1999. During this period, he remained a member of the Committee on Home Affairs, Committee on Rule and Consultative Committee, Ministry of Civil Aviation. In 1999, he was elected to the 13th Lok Sabha and became a member of committee on Defence and Energy. He is associated with organizations for prevention of A.I.D.S., drug addiction and those helping the handicapped and the mentally retarded.