Vidyanath Jha born in 1947 is one of the most famous Madhubani painters. He learned painting from his elder sister Bachcho Devi. Other women members of his family also used to paint. He practices Godhna and Tantrik style of painting. He was a Guru in Nabard Bank’s training initiative. He has also trained SHG members on Madhubani painting. He has visited Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Lucknow, Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Surat to showcase his paintings in exhibitions and fairs.