Hemant Soren

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Hemant Soren
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5th Chief Minister of Jharkhand
Assumed office
13 July 2013
Preceded by President's rule
Member, Rajya Sabha
In office
24 June 2009 – 4 January 2010

Hemant Soren (born 10 August 1975) is the 5th Chief minister of Jharkhand, a state in Eastern India.[1] [2] Formerly, he was a Deputy Chief Minister in the Arjun Munda ministry.[3] He belongs to the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha political party.

Early life[edit]

Soren was born in Nemara in Ramgarh district, Bihar to Roopi and Shibu Soren, former Chief Minister of Jharkhand. Hemant has two brothers and a sister. His educational qualification is Intermediate from Patna High School, Patna.[4] As per affidavit filed before Election Commission, Hemant enrolled in BIT Mesra, Ranchi in Mechanical Engineering, but course is not completed .[5][6]


He was a member of Rajya Sabha from 24 June 2009 to 4 January 2010. [7] He was defeated by Stephen Marandi in the 2005 assembly elections for the Dumka assembly seat. In 2009, Hemant won the assembly election from Dumka. Since then, he has been a Cabinet Minister in the state.

As Chief Minister[edit]

He was sworn in as the Chief Minister of Jharkhand on 13 July 2013 with support from Congress and RJD after President's rule was removed from the state. He is the youngest Chief Minister of a state in India. [8]

Personal life[edit]

Hemant Soren is married to Kalpana and has two sons.


  1. ^ "Hemant Soren becomes Jharkhand CM, heads 9th government in 13 years - The Times of India". indiatimes.com. 2013. Retrieved 14 July 2013. "JMM leader Hemant Soren, son of party chief Shibu Soren, was on Saturday sworn in as the new chief minister of Jharkhand." 
  2. ^ "Hemant Soren, ninth CM of Jharkhand". The Hindu. 2013. Retrieved 14 July 2013. "Jharkhand Mukti Morcha MLA Hemant Soren was sworn in as Jharkhand’s ninth Chief Minister" 
  3. ^ Murty, B. Vijay (July 13, 2013). "Not without my daddy: Hemant Soren joins club of father-son CMs". Hindustan Times (Ranchi). Retrieved 14 July 2013. "become the deputy chief minister in the Arjun Munda-led coalition government in 2010" 
  4. ^ http://prdjharkhand.in/cm.php
  5. ^ http://www.samachar.com/Team-Hemant-on-shaky-ground-nhmdLegffib.html
  6. ^ http://news.biharprabha.com/2013/07/meet-hemant-soren-the-new-cma/
  7. ^ "Alphabetical List Of All Members Of Rajya Sabha Since 1952". 2013. Retrieved 6 July 2013. "Soren Shri Hemant Jharkhand JMM 24/06/2009 07/07/2010 04/01/2010 Resignation" 
  8. ^ DNAInida. "Hemant Soren to be sworn-in Jharkhand chief minister on Saturday". Retrieved 11 July 2013. 
Preceded by
President's rule
Chief Minister of Jharkhand
13 July 2013 – present
Succeeded by