Priya Ranjan, Career, Edu, Family, Gf, Party, Bio & More

Priya Rajan (born 20 November 1993) is the thirty-ninth and outgoing mayor of Chennai city of Tamil Nadu. She replaced Saidai Duraisamy of the All India Anna Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam, and became the third woman mayor of the city after the introduction of local body elections. She is the youngest woman to become the Mayor of Chennai. She is a member of DMK party.

Priya Rajan was elected as councilor from the 75th ward in Thiru. V.I. City of Chennai Corporation. She was later elected the 49th Mayor of Chennai in 2022.

Mayor Priya obtained her master’s degree in commerce from Kanyaga Parameshwari Mahila Kala Mahavidyalaya. She is the granddaughter of former two-time MLA from Perambur constituency Chennai Shivam.


Real NamePriya Ranjan
Nick NamePriya
Famous ForBeing the Youngest Member of Parliament In India in 2019

 Personal Life & More

Date of Birth20 November 1993
Age (as in 2023)30 years
Birth PlaceMadras (now Chennai),
Tamil Nadu, India
ResidenceMadras (now Chennai),
Tamil Nadu, India
casteScheduled Tribes (ST)
Food HabitNon-Vegetarian
SchoolLocal school of Keonjhar, Odisha
College & InstituteKanyaga Parameswari Women Arts College
Educational QualificationPost Graduate

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Physical Stats & More

Height (Approx.)5 Feet & 4 inches (163 Cm)
Weight (Approx.)63 Kgs
Body Measurement (Approx.)38-34-36
Hair ColourBlack
Eye ColourBlack

 Affairs & More

Marital StatusMarried
HusbandR. Raja

 Favorite Things

Favorite FoodKachori & Domestic Food, Mutton shawarma
Favorite ActorHritik Raushan, Ranbir Kapoor
Favorite ActressShraddha Kapoor, Yami Gautam
Favorite ColorYellow, Black & Pink
Favorite SportCricket
Favorite CricketerSachin Tendulkar
Favorite FootballerLionel Messy, Antoine Griezmann
Favorite BookSustenance is better than hunger, treeconomics by Stephen j. Dubner and Steven Levitt.

 Family & More


 Hobbies & Money Factor

HobbiesReading Book, Eating & Travelling
Net Worth (Approx.)12 lakh INR (in 2023)

 Social Media ID

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Unknown Facts About Priya Ranjan:

  • Priya Ranjan was also the victim of an obscene video, featuring a distorted image of her, which was circulated on social media.
  • Priya Ranjan Some discrepancies were found in his father’s name, which was raised before the Chief Electoral Officer.
  • Priya Ranjan completed his degree in Mechanical Engineering from Shiksha ‘O’ Research University, Bhubaneswar in 2018.
  • Priya Ranjan was preparing for civil examinations when BJD, through her maternal uncle Harmohan Soren, approached her to contest from Keonjhar constituency.
  • Priya Ranjan Being a reserved tribal constituency, BJD was looking for an educated woman to contest from here.
  • Priya Ranjan was elected to the Lok Sabha, the lower house of India’s Parliament, in the 2019 Indian general elections.
  • Priya Ranjan won from the Keonjhar constituency in Odisha, making her one of the youngest MPs in India at the age of 25.
  • Priya Ranjan is a member of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), a regional political party in the state of Odisha.
  • The BJD is known for its regionalist and federalist approach.
    She holds a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree, and her election at such a young age garnered attention for her achievements at a relatively early stage in her career.
  • Priya Ranjan ’s victory in the 2018 elections not only made her the youngest MP but also drew national and international attention to her success, breaking records and setting an inspirational example for young people interested in politics.

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