Rahul Prakash Kol (1983-2023) was an Indian politician and a member of the Apna Dal (Sonelal) party who was elected as an MLA from Chhanbey Assembly constituency in Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh in 2017 and 2022. On 2 February 2023, he died due to cancer at Sushrut Hospital, Mumbai.
Rahul Prakash Kol was born on Thursday, 4 August 1983 (age 38 years; as of 2022) in Patehara, Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh. His zodiac sign is Leo. He pursued a Bachelor of Legislative Law (LLB) Maa Khandwari Vidhi Mahavidyalaya in Chahniya, Chandauli, UP (affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi Kashi Vidyapeeth Varanasi).
Height (approx.): 5′ 5″
Hair Colour: Black
Eye Colour: Black
He belongs to a Hindu scheduled caste family.
Parents & Siblings
His father, Pakauri Lal Kol, is also a politician and member of the Apna Dal (Sonelal) party. He was elected as an MLA from Robertsganj Assembly constituency in 2022. His mother, Panna Devi, is a homemaker. He has a brother, Jag Prakash. In 2018, Jag Prakash was arrested for vandalism and assault while attending Durga Puja in Amoi village.
Wife & Children
His wife, Rinky Prakash, is a homemaker. Together they have three children, a son, Samrat, and two daughters.
He followed Hinduism.
Rahul Prakash contested and won the Chhanbey Assembly seat in the 2017 Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly elections. He was re-elected as an MLA from Chhanbey in 2022. He served as the National President of Yuva Manch Apna Dal (Sonelal). Apart from that, he also represented Apna Dal (Sonelal) as its leader in the Uttar Pradesh Legislature.
- Deposits in Banks: Rs. 1,10,145
- LIC or other insurance Policies: Rs. 3,20,466
- Motor Vehicles: Rs. 18,50,000
- Agricultural Land: Rs. 12,00,000
- Non-Agricultural Land: Rs. 10,00,000
- Residential Buildings: Rs. 16,66,666
Note: The given estimates of moveable and immovable assets are as of 2022. It does not include assets owned by his wife and dependents
His net worth as of 2022 is Rs. 67,72,2777. It does not include the net worth of his wife and dependents.
He passed away on 2 February 2023 after fighting a long battle with cancer. At that time, he was admitted to Sushrut Hospital, Mumbai. Anupriya Patel, the President of Apna Dal (Sonelal) and Union Minister, posted a tweet to pay a tribute to Rahul Prakash Kol. She wrote,
Extremely pained by the sad news of the demise of dear Rahul Prakash Kol ji, young and popular MLA of Apna Dal (S). I am speechless because of Rahul’s departure like this. I pray to God to give peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family members in this hour of grief. Om Shanti!”