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Jitan Ram Manjhi From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Jump to navigationJump to search Jitan Ram Manjhi Manjhi (on left) meeting Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi 23rd Chief Minister of BiharIn office
20 May 2014 – 20 February 2015Preceded byNitish KumarSucceeded byNitish KumarPersonal detailsBorn6 October 1944 (age 74)
GayaBiharBritish IndiaPolitical partyHindustani Awam Morcha(2015—present)Other political
affiliationsJanata Dal (United) (2005—2015)
Rashtriya Janata Dal (1996—2004)
Janata Dal (1990—1996)
Indian National Congress (1980—1990)Spouse(s)Shanti DeviChildren2 sons and 5 daughtersProfessionPoliticianJitan Ram Manjhi (born 6 October 1944) is an Indian politician from the eastern state of Bihar who served as its 23rd Chief Ministerfrom 20 May 2014 to 20 February 2015. Previously, he had served as minister for scheduled castes and scheduled tribes welfare in Nitish Kumar's cabinet. He has been a minister in several Bihar state governments, under multiple chief ministers like…