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Hemant Soren (born 10 August 1975) was the 5th Chief minister of Jharkhand, a state in Eastern India. Formerly, he was a Deputy Chief Minister in the Arjun Munda ministry.He belongs to the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha political party.

Early Life Career

Soren was born in Nemara in Ramgarh district, Bihar to Roopi and Shibu Soren, former Chief Minister of Jharkhand. Hemant has two brothers and a sister. His educational qualification is Intermediate from Patna High School, Patna. As per affidavit filed before Election Commission, Hemant enrolled in BIT Mesra, Ranchi in Mechanical Engineering, but did not complete the course.

He was a member of Rajya Sabha from 24 June 2009 to 4 January 2010.Since then, he has been a Cabinet Minister in the state.