Born to Shri Ramnarine Persad-Maharaj and Shrimati Rewatie Seereeraj of Todd's Road, Fletcher's Road, Chaguanas. His grandparents are Ranjit and Basso Persad. His great grandparents are Rampersad and Bhagrati Maharaj. He is the second child of four children: two brothers, Andy and Nirmal and one sister, Vidia.
He was educated at the Todd's Road R.C. School at primary level and Chaguanas Junior and Senior Comprehensive School. He has a Teacher's Diploma in Education, a teacher by profession registered with the Ministry of Education.
Pundit Maharaj holds the following portfolios:
Pundit Lutchmidath is dedicated to creating a solid foundation for the Hindu youths of this country many of whom he strongly believes may become tomorrow's leaders. He is currently the chairman of the National Hindu Youth Organization.
This organization is a network of Youth Groups across the country that hosts yearly activities such as sports and cultural activities. There are a number of youth groups which makes up this organization.
With a heart filled with love and compassion , Guruji founded and established SEWA a home which gives relief to Battered women and children. This home called “SEWA” which means service, confirms the fact that Baba is committed to helping society deal with its many challenges and problems
SEWA is located in Flanagin Town, Chaguanas. It is also affiliated with the SHARE programme, a department of the Ministry of Social Development which distributes approximately One hundred and twenty (120) food bags each month