|Preceded by||Ram Dayal Uike|
|Chief Minister of Chhatisgarh|
29 April 1946 |
|Spouse(s)||Dr. Renu Jogi|
|As of January 25, 2009
Ajit Jogi (born 29 April 1946) was the first chief minister of the state of Chhattisgarh, India. He is a practising scheduled tribe Christian and currently represents the Mawahi Scheduled Tribe constituency in the state assembly and is a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) political party.
Jogi studied Mechanical Engineering at the Maulana Azad College of Technology, Bhopal, winning the University Gold Medal in 1968. After having worked briefly as a lecturer at the Government Engineering College, Raipur, he was selected for the Indian Police Service and Indian Administrative Service.
On April 20, 2004 Ajit Jogi was seriously injured in car accident at Gariabandh, 130 km from Raipur and had to be flown to Mumbai. He has become a specially abled wheelchair user since then. Yet he has not yet quit from active politics.
- 1986-1998 Member, Vidhan Sabha (2 terms)
- 1998 Elected to 12th Lok Sabha
- 2000-2003 Chief minister of Chhattisgarh
- 2004-2008 Member of Parliament (Lok Sabha)
- 2008- Member of Legislative Assembly from Marwahi, Chhattisgarh
- The birth of Chhattisgarh Frontline - Nov 11, 2000
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- "Ajit Jogi, Ujwala Shinde in Congress list". The Hindu. 2004-03-31. Retrieved 2010-01-23.
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