Hemant Soren Sworn as Jharkhand CM

On July 4, 2024, Hemant Soren was sworn in as Governor of Jharkhand for the third time. While the oaths were being taken at the Raj Bhavan in Ranchi, Governor C.P. Radhakrishnan led the event.

Background and changes in politics

Hemant Soren was reappointed as Chief Minister after Champai Soren quit. Champai Soren had been in charge for a short time while Hemant Soren was in jail. Hemant Soren was a Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) leader. He was in trouble with the law, and on January 31, 2024, the Enforcement Directorate caught him. Because he was in jail, his predecessor ran the state until June 28, 2024, when the Jharkhand High Court freed Soren on bail.

History of politics and personal life

It was in Nemra, Ramgarh district, that Hemant Soren was born into a powerful family. For the first time, he got active in politics after the death of his older brother Durga Soren. He was in politics for a long time and held a lot of important jobs, like member of the Rajya Sabha and Deputy Chief Minister in a government led by Arjun Munda. He became Chief Minister for the first time in 2013 with help from Congress and RJD. Being a leader in state politics for a long time and doing well began with this.

Challenges and the Election

His first time running for office was in 2005, but he lost. In 2009, he got a seat in the Assembly. In both 2014 and 2019, his party, JMM, did really well. After those jobs, he was Leader of the Opposition. From December 29, 2019, he was Chief Minister for the second time. Soren fought for tribal rights and growth while he was in office, even when he ran into problems and opposition. For example, he was accused of crimes and fought in court, which put him in jail for a short time.

Family Tree and Legacy

Hemant Soren and his family have a long political experience together. While he was in jail, his wife Kalpana Murmu Soren ran for

office and won a by-election. His father, Shibu Soren, is a well-known politician and the JMM’s head. There is a lot of history behind this family in the politics of the state.


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