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Arjun Munda

Arjun Munda


Arjun Munda entered the political fray as a JMM candidate and eventually gravitated towards the BJP ideology. An ardent advocate for tribal rights, he was elected the Welfare Minister, Govt. of Jharkhand. He also served as the CM of Jharkhand for three terms. In 2019 Lok Sabha elections he won the Kunti seat by a margin of 1400 votes. He was appointed as Minister of tribal affairs.

Personal Life

Full Name Arjun Munda
Date of Birth 03 May 1968 (Age 51)
Place of Birth Jamshedpur, East Singhbhum (Jharkhand)
Party name Bharatiya Janta Party
Education 12th Pass
Profession Social Worker
Father's Name Late Shri Ganesh Munda
Mother's Name Smt. Saira Munda
Spouse's Name Smt. Meera Munda
No of Sons 3


Permanent address 64A, Khelarisai, Vill. Khelarisai, Po. Kharsawan Ps. Kharswan,Dist. Seraikela Kharsawan, Jharkhand
Present address 22, G.R.G. Road, New Delhi - 110 001
Contact number 9431108788
Email arjun.munda@gmail.com

Interesting Facts

Munda Alleviated the tensions bought on by "Domicile movement" in 2002. He contended that every citizen has a constitutional right to live and work freely in any part of the Indian state.

Political Timeline

  • 2019
    In 2019 Lok Sabha elections he won the Kunti seat by a margin of 1400 votes. He was appointed as Minister of tribal affairs.
  • 2010
    He was re-elected as CM of Jharkhand for a third term (2010-2013).
  • 2009
    He was elected to 15th Lok Sabha.
  • 2009
    Member, Standing Committee on Energy and Member, Consultative Committee on Social Justice & Empowerment.
  • 2006
    Leader of Opposition, Jharkhand.
  • 2003
    He was elected Chief Minister, Govt. of Jharkhand for two terms (2003-2006).
  • 2000
    Member, Jharkhand Vidhan Sabha for two terms from Kharsawan constituency as a BJP candidate.
  • 2000
    He was elected the Welfare Minister, Govt. of Jharkhand.
  • 1995
    He was Member, Bihar Vidhan Sabha from Kharsawan constituency with JMM candidate.
Net Worth2.65 CRORE
Liabilities33.62 LAKHS

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.


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