Yadav born in Ballia district, in a predominantly rural province of Uttar Pradesh, India. He comes from a family of coal miners, with his father works as a blacksmith at the coal-mines our province. Yadav was a first to step out from his family and pursue formal higher education. He did his Bachelor of Fine Arts from the Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, graduating in 2013. After this he qualified for a Masters in Fine Arts (specialisation: Painting) from the College of Arts, at New Delhi in 2015. His body of works are a reflection of his  personal experiences and memories of growing up in a world of coal miners, labourers, and different kinds of workers. They trigger in his thought process about the question of identity, representation, politics of class difference, forms of work and making, and issues of oppression and domination of the working classes.