Tejashwi Yadav's Comments On Wife Rachel Godinho Go Viral: 5 Facts About Her

Tejashwi Yadav's comments on his marriage to Rachel Godinho, made in an interview to NDTV, have gone viral. "When my father asked about it, I said 'I'm dating this girl and I would love to marry her. But she's a Christian'. My dad was like, 'It's OK. No problem'," he said.

Tejashwi Yadav's Comments On Wife Rachel Godinho Go Viral: 5 Facts About Her

Tejashwi Yadav, his mother Rabri Devi and wife Rachel Godinho in Patna.

Tejashwi Yadav's comments on his marriage to Rachel Godinho, made in an interview to NDTV have gone viral. "I told my father 'I'm dating this girl and would love to marry her. But she's a Christian'. My dad was like, 'It's OK. No problem'," he said.

Here are five facts about her:

  1. She is from Rewari in Haryana and moved to Delhi along with her family.

  2. She completed her schooling in Delhi, and was Tejashwi Yadav's classmate in Delhi Public School, RK Puram.

  3. The father of the 30-year-old retired as a school principal in Delhi. According to reports, Ms Godinho worked in the civil aviation industry as a cabin crew member.

  4. Lalu Yadav's youngest son got married to Ms Godinho in December last year in a low-key ceremony. Mr Yadav's wife has kept a low profile since the marriage; she made a rare comment after her husband's oath on Wednesday. "I thank everyone," she told reporters. Rachel Godinho changed her name to Rajshri Yadav after marriage.

  5. At the wedding in New Delhi last year, Samajwadi Party leader Akhilesh Yadav was among the guests. The wedding was attended by around 50 close friends and family. Tejashwi is the youngest of nine siblings. He has seven sisters and an older brother, Tej Pratap.



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