Meet Mohan Charan Majhi: Odisha's New CM, Four-Time MLA, and Strong Tribal Leader

Mohan Charan Majhi is a strong and assertive tribal leader from the mineral-rich Kandhamal district. He comes from a humble background and is known for his performance in the Odisha Legislative Assembly.
Meet Mohan Charan Majhi: Odisha's New CM, Four-Time MLA, and Strong Tribal Leader
Meet Mohan Charan Majhi: Odisha's New CM, Four-Time MLA, and Strong Tribal Leader

In Odisha, Mohan Charan Majhi has been announced as the Chief Minister designate. The 52-year-old BJP legislator has been chosen as the leader of the party by its legislators.

Majhi will lead the state's first BJP government. He has been elected as a legislator from Kandhamal constituency four times consecutively.

In the recent assembly elections, the BJP achieved a historic victory, securing a majority after 24 years, displacing the BJD from power. BJP won 78 out of 147 seats in the state assembly.

Naveen Patnaik had been the Chief Minister of the state continuously from 2000 to 2024, holding the position for 24 years and 98 days. Now, Majhi will take charge of the state.

Mohan Charan Majhi is a strong and assertive tribal leader from the mineral-rich Kandhamal district. He comes from a humble background and is known for his performance in the Odisha Legislative Assembly. He is considered a prominent member of the BJP and a robust organizational leader.

Mohan Charan Majhi Has Strong Ties With RSS

Mohan Charan Majhi has strong ties with the RSS as well. With a political career spanning over two decades, his ability to connect with the masses, particularly in tribal areas, has earned him popularity.

Serving four terms as a legislator, he possesses a deep understanding of the state's governance system and has played a crucial role in shaping BJP's policies for this region.

Details on Mohan Charan Majhi's Financial Portfolio

During the Vidhan Sabha elections of 2024, Mohan Charan Majhi disclosed his entire asset details to the Election Commission through an affidavit filed on MyNeta.info.

The new CM of Odisha holds a graduate degree and declared his total movable and immovable assets to be approximately ₹1.97 crore.

Additionally, he revealed liabilities amounting to ₹95.58 lakh. There are deposits totalling ₹10.92 lakh in separate bank accounts held jointly with his spouse across nine different banks. His wife also holds a Fixed Deposit (FD) in SBI in her name worth ₹51 lakh.

Bomb Attack on Mohan Charan Majhi's Car in 2021

Mohan Charan Majhi, who served as the chief spokesman for the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) in the Odisha Legislative Assembly, narrowly escaped a bomb attack on his car in 2021 in the Kendujhar district.

The incident occurred in the Mandya area under the Kenojhar Kasba police station when he was returning home after attending a meeting of the BJP lawmakers' labour union.

Majhi had lodged an FIR alleging that motorcycle-borne miscreants threw two homemade bombs.

At that time, he also accused local leaders of the ruling party, Biju Janata Dal (BJD), of orchestrating the attack.

Meet Mohan Charan Majhi: Odisha's New CM, Four-Time MLA, and Strong Tribal Leader
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