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Mahabal Mishra: Congress (Nasirpur)

delhi Updated: Nov 02, 2008 00:48 IST

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A politician and a businessman. A Bihari from Madhubani, he is popularly known as “Dilli's Lalu” among his voters. His hairstyle and style of talking has an uncanny resemblance to RJD leader Lalu Prasad Yadav. A self confessed fan of Prasad, Mishra says, “It’s true that I like Laluji. But it would be wrong to say I imitate his mannerisms and his hairstyle. What can I do if my hair has turned white?”

Education: A graduate in science from Muzaffarpur, UP.

Political career: He first contested elections in 1998. Before politics, Mishra worked in the Army as a wireless operator. He left the Army in 1982 to start a flourishing footwear business.

Family: Wife Urmila is a homemaker. They have one daughter and two sons. A family man to the core, Mishra likes to spend whatever little time he has at home..

Cars: Mishra travels in a Toyota Prado. His sons drive a Octavio Skoda and a Chevrolet Optra.