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Suhas LY, IAS: Profile, Wife, Caste, Age and Family

Suhas L Yathiraj is an IAS officer of the UP cadre from 2007. He is a ‘divyang’ – physically handicapped. He has represented India at international level in para badminton tournaments. His performance at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games (held in 2021) was spectacular. He has won silver medal in SL4 category of Badminton becoming the first IAS officer to win a medal at this event.


Suhas is a man of steel. He has overcome many challenges to become what he is. As a director, he is known for his honesty and integrity. He has shown a keen presence of mind when making quick decisions. Some of his greatest achievements are managing the Covid-19 pandemic in NOIDA. He was also Prayagraj’s DM during the last Kumbh Mela which happens to be a big responsibility.

Suhas L Yathiraj


Suhas has served Prayagraj and Azamgarh as a district magistrate.

Recently Yogi Adityanath appointed him as the DM of NOIDA. The Chief Minister was deeply disappointed by the performance of the incumbent DM, Mr BN Singh, in dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic. The contract tracing by the administration left much to be desired.

Personal profile

Date of birth: 2nd July 1983

Age: 36 years

Father: Yathiraj LK

Mother: Jayashree CS

Birthplace: Hassan, Karnataka

Believe: Hinduism

Caste: Vokkaliga

Educational Qualification:

B. Technique. (Informatics) of NIT, Surathkal

Family and relationship:

Married to Ritu Suhas

Brothers or sisters:

Interesting and lesser known facts:

  • Suhas LY’s wife, Ritu, is the winner of Ms UP Beauty Pageant, 2019. She is a PCS officer (not IAS, as reported in the media).
  • Suhas has a son and a daughter.
  • Suhas shortens his name to make it easier for the North Indians.
  • Suhas is the first Indian bureaucrat to win an International Professional Badminton Championship.


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