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JOBA MAJHI

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Minister of Women and Child Development of the state of Jharkhand

NAME – Joba Majhi

PROFESSION– Agriculture and Politician

BORN – 24/05/1960

PLACE OF BIRTH – Chakradharpur, West Singhbhum

FATHER’S NAME – N/A

MOTHER’S NAME – N/A

SPOUSE – Late Devendra Majhi

SIBLINGS – N/A

CHILDREN – N/A

EDUCATION – 10th pass

POLITICAL AFFILIATIONS/PARTY– Jharkhand Mukti Morcha

OFFICIAL WEBSITE – N/A

REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENT– N/A

AWARDS – N/A

BACKGROUND

Joba Majhi was born in Chakradharpur, West Singhbum on 24th May, 1960 and is currently 61 years old. She was married to now late Devendra Majhi who was the leader of Singhbum’s Jungle Andolan.

She is a tribal MLA and therefore tries improving the condition of local tribes and that they get their rights. She is a two-time MLA from Manoharpur constituency and currently is the Minister of Women and Child Development of state of Jharkhand

MAJOR INITIATIVES-

  1. Joba Majhi has been trying to find the middle path between forest officials and local forest tribes and has been trying to get this topic in discussion with the CM.
  2. Joba Majhi advocates liquor ban because of its adverse effects on adivasi families and how it destroys their household and economy and therefore wants to bring in a legislation regarding ban on liquor just like their neighboring state Bihar.

CAREER TIMELINE/ POSITIONS HELD –

Joba Majhi became

(2003 – 2005) – Minister of Women and Child Development, social welfare and tourism of state of Jharkhand from United Goans Democratic Party (UGDP)

(2014 – incumbent) – MLA from Manoharpur constituency in Jharkhand

(2019 – incumbent) – Minister of Women and Child Development of state of Jharkhand

CONTROVERSIES/CASES

There are zero criminal cases against her as declared by her in the affidavit.

Last updated on 21-07-2021

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