Does Tej Pratap Yadav smoke?: No.Does Tej Pratap Yadav drink alcohol?: Not Known.Tej Pratap was born into an influential political family.Though he was enrolled in the Bihar National College in Patna, he was unable to clear his BA Part I (Political Science) Exam in 2012, after which he left his college midway.In November 2015, he fumbled at the oath ceremony of the Nitish Kumar government, as he misspelled the word apekshit (expected) instead of upekshit (neglected). The then Governor of Bihar, Ram Nath Kovind, had to interrupt twice by saying Its apekshit, not upekshit, to rectify his mistake.He aspired to be a pilot and even enrolled himself in Patnas Bihar Flying Institute to gain a commercial pilot license (CPL). In order to achieve the license, he was supposed to fly for at least 200 hours, but he wasnt able to do so, hence, left the training midway.In December 2015, as the Environment Minister of Bihar, he promoted horse-riding as an initiative to curb pollution in the state. He set an example by riding a horse himself. Tej Pratap Singh doing horse-riding.In 2016, he was seen frying snacks at the Bihar Vidhan Sabha canteen, when he was serving as the Cabinet Minister for Health in the Government of Bihar. Tej Pratap Yadav Vidhan Sabha canteen.He gained the nickname Kanhaiya after his picture in Lord Krishnas dress went viral. Tej Pratap Yadav Playing the Flute.In October 2021, while addressing the Chatra Janshakti Parishad, his new organisation that he founded after rift with RJD state chief Jagdanand Singh, Tej Pratap revealed that he was a pilot and was once selected for the Indian Air Force. Financial Express He said, Before coming to politics, my background was of a pilot. I had applied to join Indian Air Force and was selected too. I have also done two years of training from Bihar Flying InstituteCessna 172 was my aircraft. There was an instructor Captain Surya Pratap and he used to train me. I used to fly aircraft. It was my childhood passion to join the Indian Army. I have my ID card of that, all documents, my medical test was also done, I have kept all these things. Captain is a prefix to my name but I dont use it. Many people dont know, if you go to the airport of the flying institute, many old personnel there will tell you that Bhaiya (Tej Pratap) used to come here to fly aircraft..