Sudesh Mahto

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Sudesh Mahto
Deputy Chief Minister of Jharkhand
In office
11 September 2010 – 18 January 2013
Serving with Hemant Soren
Chief MinisterArjun Munda
Preceded byPresident's rule
Succeeded byPresident's rule
In office
30 December 2009 – 29 May 2010
Serving with Raghubar Das
Chief MinisterShibu Soren
Preceded byPresident's rule
Succeeded byPresident's rule
Member of the Jharkhand Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
Preceded bySeema Devi
In office
Preceded byKeshaw Mahto Kamlesh
Succeeded byAmit Mahato
Personal details
Born (1974-06-21) 21 June 1974 (age 49)
Silli, Jharkhand, India
Political partyAJSU Party
Spouse(s)Neha Mahto
ResidenceRanchi, India

Sudesh Mahto is an Indian politician who was the Deputy Chief Minister of Jharkhand. He is the member of Jharkhand Legislative Assembly from silli. He won the first assembly election in 2000 when he was aged 25.

On the formation of Jharkhand he was inducted as Road Constructions Minister. He took over as Deputy Chief Minister of Jharkhand state on 29 December 2009.[1] In 2019, he became M.L.A of Silli.

Mahto represented the Silli Vidhan Sabha constituency in the legislative assembly of Jharkhand for three consecutive terms, being elected in 2000, 2005 and 2009. He is considered the face of youth in the state and is known to his supporters as Dada (elder brother).[2]

To preserve the identity and history of Jharkhand, Mahto recently announced to build a statue of Birsa Munda, which will be known as Statue of Ulgulan[3][4] and a statue of social reformer from Koyalanchal, Jharkhand movement leader Binod Bihari Mahato, which will be known as Statue of Revolution.[5] Sudesh Mahto is a sports person and regularly plays football. He runs Birsa Munda Archery Academy in Silli which received the President Award in 2016[6] and has produced a Silver medal winning player in Asiad Olympics for India, Madhumita Kumari.[7]


  1. "AJSU party president Sudesh Mahto loses from Silli". timesofindia-economictimes. Retrieved 1 December 2015.
  2. "Sudesh Mahto borrows Nitish, Mamata's slogans to woo women electorate in Jharkhand".
  4. "Statue Of Ulgulan". Statue Of Ulgulan. Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  5. " - Your favorite newspapers and magazines". Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  6. "National award for Silli academy". Retrieved 21 May 2019.
  7. "Well done, silver star Madhumita". Retrieved 21 May 2019.