List of people from Bihar

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This is a list of notable people from Bihar, India.

Ancient

Nationalists and independence activists

Portrait of Veer Kunwar Singh
Seewoosagur Ramgoolam, the son of a Bihari immigrant, with David Ben Gurion at Lod airport, Israel, in 1962.

Writers and scholars

Yaseen Anwer discussing poetry with renowned Bollywood lyricist Irshad Kamil at Delhi Poetry Festival, 2013
Ramesh Chandra Jha (Poet, Novelist, Journalist, Freedom Fighter)

Journalists

M. J. Akbar, Journalist
Anuranjan Jha at Shagun TV Launch

Authors

Hindi

Maithili

Bengali

English

National and international award winners

Bharat Ratna

Padma Bhushan

Padma Shree

Jnanpith award

Magasaysay award

Dada Saheb Phalke award

Holders of high constitutional offices

Presidents of India

Presidents of other countries

Prime ministers of other countries

Navinchandra Ramgoolam, former Prime Minister of Mauritius

Attorneys general of India

Governors of Indian states

Governor of Reserve Bank of India

Lieutenant governors of other states

Speakers of Lok Sabha

Chief justices

Chief ministers

# Name Took Office Left Office Political Party
1 Sri Krishna Sinha 2 April 1946 31 January 1961 1931 Flag of India.svg Indian National Congress
2 Deep Narayan Singh 1 February 1961 18 February 1961 1931 Flag of India.svg Indian National Congress
3 Binodanand Jha 18 February 1961 2 October 1963 1931 Flag of India.svg Indian National Congress
4 Krishana Ballabh Sahay 2 October 1963 5 March 1967 1931 Flag of India.svg Indian National Congress
5 Mahamaya Prasad Sinha 5 March 1967 28 January 1968 Jana Kranti Dal1
6 Satish Prasad Singh 28 January 1968 1 February 1968 1931 Flag of India.svg Indian National Congress
7 B. P. Mandal 1 February 1968 2 March 1968 1931 Flag of India.svg Indian National Congress
8 Bhola Paswan Shashtri 22 March 1968 29 June 1968 Indian National Congress (O)
President's rule 29 June 1968 26 February 1969
9 Harihar Singh 26 February 1969 22 June 1969 Flag of the Indian National Congress.svg Indian National Congress
10 Bhola Paswan Shashtri 22 June 1969 4 July 1969 Indian National Congress (O)
President's rule 6 July 1969 16 February 1970
11 Daroga Prasad Rai 16 February. 1970 22 December 1970 Flag of the Indian National Congress.svg Indian National Congress
12 Karpuri Thakur 22 December 1970 2 June 1971 Socialist Party
13 Bhola Paswan Shashtri 2 June 1971 9 January 1972 Flag of the Indian National Congress.svg Indian National Congress
President's rule 9 January 1972 19 March 1972
14 Kedar Pandey 19 March 1972 2 July 1973 Flag of the Indian National Congress.svg Indian National Congress
15 Abdul Gafoor 2 July 1973 11 April 1975 Flag of the Indian National Congress.svg Indian National Congress
16 Jagannath Mishra 11 April 1975 30 April 1977 Flag of the Indian National Congress.svg Indian National Congress
President's rule 30 April 1977 24 June 1977
17 Karpuri Thakur 24 June 1977 21 April 1979 Janata Party
18 Ram Sunder Das 21 April 1979 17 February 1980 Janata Party
President's rule 17 February 1980 8 June 1980
19 Jagannath Mishra 8 June 1980 14 August 1983 Flag of the Indian National Congress.svg Indian National Congress (I)
20 Chandrashekhar Singh 14 August 1983 12 March 1985 Flag of the Indian National Congress.svg Indian National Congress (I)
21 Bindeshwari Dubey 12 March 1985 13 February 1988 Flag of the Indian National Congress.svg Indian National Congress (I)
22 Bhagwat Jha Azad 14 February 1988 10 March 1989 Flag of the Indian National Congress.svg Indian National Congress (I)
23 Satyendra Narayan Singh 11 March 1989 6 December 1989 Flag of the Indian National Congress.svg Indian National Congress (I)
24 Jagannath Mishra 6 December 1989 10 March 1990 Flag of the Indian National Congress.svg Indian National Congress (I)
25 Laloo Prasad Yadav 10 March 1990 3 March 1995 Janata Dal symbol.svg Janata Dal
26 Laloo Prasad Yadav 4 April 1995 25 July 1997 Janata Dal symbol.svg Janata Dal, Rashtriya Janata Dal
27 Rabri Devi 25 July 1997 11 February 1999 RJD Flag.svg Rashtriya Janata Dal
28 Rabri Devi 9 March 1999 2 March 2000 RJD Flag.svg Rashtriya Janata Dal
29 Nitish Kumar 3 March 2000 10 March 2000 JanataDalUnitedFlag.PNG Janata Dal (United)
30 Rabri Devi 11 March 2000 6 March 2005 RJD Flag.svg Rashtriya Janata Dal
President's rule 7 March 2005 24 November 2005
31 Nitish Kumar 24 November 2005 24 November 2010 JanataDalUnitedFlag.PNG Janata Dal (United)
32 Nitish Kumar 26 November 2010 17 May 2014[3] JanataDalUnitedFlag.PNG Janata Dal (United)
33 Jitan Ram Manjhi 20 May 2014 22 Feb 2015 JanataDalUnitedFlag.PNG Janata Dal (United)
34 Nitish Kumar 22 Feb 2015 [4] Present [5] JanataDalUnitedFlag.PNG Janata Dal (United)

Deputy chief ministers

# Name Took Office Left Office Party
1 Anugrah Narayan Sinha [3] 2 April 1946 5 July 1957 1931 Flag of India.svg Indian National Congress
2 Karpoori Thakur 5 March 1967 31 January 1968 Socialist Party
3 Sushil Kumar Modi 24 Nov 2005 24 Nov 2010 Bharatiya Janata Party
4 Sushil Kumar Modi 26 Nov 2010 jun 2013 Bharatiya Janata Party

Members of Lok Sabha

NO. Constituency Member of Parliament Political Party
1 Valmiki Nagar Baidyanath Prasad Mahto Janata Dal (United)
2 Paschim Champaran Sanjay Jaiswal Bharatiya Janata Party
3 Purvi Champaran Radha Mohan Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
4 Sheohar Rama Devi Bharatiya Janata Party
5 Sitamarhi Arjun Roy Janata Dal (United)
6 Madhubani Hukmadeo Narayan Yadav Bharatiya Janata Party
7 Jhanjharpur Mangani Lal Mandal Janata Dal (United)
8 Supaul Vishwa Mohan Kumar Janata Dal (United)
9 Araria Pradeep Kumar Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
10 Kishanganj Mohammad Asrarul Haque Indian National Congress
11 Katihar Nikhil Kumar Choudhary Bharatiya Janata Party
12 Purnia Uday Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
13 Madhepura Sharad Yadav Janata Dal (United)
14 Darbhanga Kirti Azad Bharatiya Janata Party
15 Muzaffarpur Jai Narain Prasad Nishad Janata Dal (United)
16 Vaishali Raghuvansh Prasad Singh Rashtriya Janata Dal
17 Gopalganj Purnmasi Ram Janata Dal (United)
18 Siwan Om Prakash Yadav Independent
19 Maharajganj Uma Shankar Singh Rashtriya Janata Dal
20 Saran Rajiv Pratap Rudy Bhartiya Janata Party
21 Hajipur Ram Vilas Paswan Lok Janshakti Party
22 Ujiarpur Aswamedh Devi Janata Dal (United)
23 Samastipur Maheshwar Hazari Janata Dal (United)
24 Begusarai Monazir Hassan Janata Dal (United)
25 Khagaria Dinesh Chandra Yadav Janata Dal (United)
26 Bhagalpur Syed Shahnawaz Hussain Bharatiya Janata Party
27 Banka Putul Kumari Independent
28 Munger Rajiv Ranjan Singh Janata Dal (United)
29 Nalanda Kaushalendra Kumar Janata Dal (United)
30 Patna Sahib Shatrughan Sinha Bharatiya Janata Party
31 Pataliputra Ranjan Prasad Yadav Janata Dal (United)
32 Arrah R. K. Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
33 Buxar Jagada Nand Singh Rashtriya Janata Dal
34 Sasaram Meira Kumar Indian National Congress
35 Karakat Mahabali Singh Janata Dal (United)
36 Jahanabad Jagdish Sharma Janata Dal (United)
37 Aurangabad Sushil Kumar Singh Janata Dal (United)
38 Gaya Hari Manjhi Bharatiya Janata Party
39 Nawada Bhola Singh Bharatiya Janata Party
40 Jamui Bhudeo Choudhary Janata Dal (United)

Members of Rajya Sabha

NO. Political Party Member of Parliament
1 Lok Janshakti Party Ram Vilas Paswan
2 Rashtriya Janata Dal Ram Kripal Yadav
3 Rashtriya Janata Dal Prem Chand Gupta
4 Janata Dal (United) Mahendra Prasad
5 Janata Dal (United) Ali Anwar
6 Janata Dal (United) Sabir Ali
7 Janata Dal (United) Anil Kumar Sahani
8 Janata Dal (United) K C Tyagi
9 Janata Dal (United) Shivanand Tiwari
10 Janata Dal (United) Ramchandra Prasad Singh
11 Janata Dal (United) Bashistha Narain Singh
12 Janata Dal (United) N. K. Singh
13 Bharatiya Janata Party Dharmendra Pradhan
14 Bharatiya Janata Party Ravi Shankar Prasad
15 Bharatiya Janata Party Rajiv Pratap Rudy
16 Bharatiya Janata Party Chandreshwar Prasad Thakur

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References

  1. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/patna/After-11-novels-Bihar-lad-set-for-Bollywood-debut/articleshow/20938614.cms
  2. ^ http://www.aninews.in/newsdetail2/story103712/noted-author-birbal-jha-calls-for-support-for-special-status-for-bihar.html
  3. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/news/Bihar-chief-minister-Nitish-Kumar-resigns/articleshow/35260238.cms
  4. ^ http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/india/Nitish-Kumar-takes-oath-as-Bihar-CM/articleshow/46332933.cms
  5. ^ http://www.ndtv.com/cheat-sheet/nitish-kumar-takes-oath-as-bihar-chief-minister-mamata-banerjee-present-for-swearing-in-741500