Shibu Soren

Positions Held

Ministry Tenure
3rd Chief Minister of Jharkhand 30 December 2009 – 31 May 2010

Personal Details

Date Of Birth 11 January 1944 (age 74)
Place Ramgarh, Bihar, British India
Political Party Jharkhand Mukti Morcha(JMM)
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Shibu Soren (born 11 January 1944) is an Indian politician who thrice served as Chief Minister of Jharkhand, first in 2005 for 10 day (2nd March to 12th March), then from 2008 to 2009 and again from 2009 to 2010.
Soren was the first serving Union minister to be convicted for murder.
He allegedly did so to cover up a case of corruption and sodomy.
He was sworn in as the third Chief Minister of Jharkhand on 30 December 2009 after winning the Jharkhand Assembly elections.
He resigned on 30 May 2010 after failing to obtain coalition support from the Bharatiya Janata Party, his national party partner.
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.