Shibu Soren

Shibu Soren

Shibu Soren

Date of Birth : 11 January, 1944

Mini Biography :
Shibu Soren (born 11 January 1944) is an Indian politician who was Chief Minister of Jharkhand state in India from 2008 to 2009. He was sworn in as the 6th Chief Minister of Jharkhand on August 27, 2008 and won a trust vote on August 29 in the Legislative Assembly.He previously represented the Dumka constituency of Jharkhand in the 14th Lok Sabha and is the President of the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) political party, a constituent of the UPA.

On January 9, 2009, Soren was heavily defeated in the by-election to the Tamar assembly constituency to political novice Gopal Krishan Patar alias Raja Peter of the Jharkhand Party by a substantial margin of over 9,000 votes. Soren was earlier reappointed as Chief Minister of Jharkhand on August 27, 2008 after his life term in the Shashinath Jha murder case was set aside by the Delhi High Court in August, 2007 citing the CBI as “miserably failing” in proving Soren’s involvement in the crime.Soren now has to step down from Chief Ministership failing to get elected to the state legislature within 6 months of his appointment.

He was the Minister for Coal in the Union Cabinet in November 2006, when a Delhi district court found him guilty in the murder of his private secretary Shashi Nath Jha in 1994.He has also been indicted in the past on other criminal charges.

Jharkhand Elections Results : Shibu Soren has begun bargaining for power

Shibu Soren who emerged as the kingmaker here,Not only did the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha emerge as the single-largest party along with the BJP, it has actually improved its tally from 2005 by one seat to 18. Its vote share has...

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Jharkhand Assembly Poll Results : JMM to play kingmaker

ECI has declared the Jharkhand Assembly election results 2009. These are the results of the general elections that have been held been in the state after four years. It had not been held for all these years as the state,...

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