Raju is from the Rasuwa district. His house was swept away by a massive landslide that hit his village in the Rasuwa district. His eldest brother died of illness, which could have been cured if he got timely treatment at a hospital. His parents requested that Maitreya Home look after him as they had no shelter after the landslide and had no means to provide education in the future. His hobbies are playing football, cricket, basketball and taekwondo. His favorite colors are green, red and blue.