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Arjun Munda

About Arjun Munda

Arjun Munda is a senior politician belonging to the Bhartiya Janta Party. He won the 2009 Indian Parliament Elections from Jamshedpur. He took oath as member of the 15th Lok Sabha on June 1, 2009. He is a former Jharkhand Chief Minister.

On May 9, 2012 Arjun Munda survived a helicopter crash at the Ranchi Airport. The incident happened when the chopper in which Munda boarded was taking off. He was taken to the Medical College for treatment. His wife was alongside Munda and was also injured in the incident. BJP senior leader Deepak Prakash informed the media that Munda is safe.He was discharged from the hospital on May 17, 2012.

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BJP leader hails pilots effort to save lives of Jharkhand CM, other passengers
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Barkuanr Gagrai has hailed the pilots efforts in saving the lives of Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda and other passengers accompanying him while crash-landing a helicopter at Ranchi's Birsa Munda Airport on Wednesday.

Munda's chopper mishap: Mulayam for improved safety measures
Samajwadi Party (SP) chief Mulayam Singh Yadav on Wednesday called for improved safety measures in all forms of travel.

Ratan Tata, Cyrus Mistry meet Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda
Tata Group Chairman Ratan Naval Tata and his deputy and chairman designate Cyrus Mistry met Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda here.

Jharkhand tribals agitate against forceful land acquisition
Tribals in held are agitating against the forceful acquisition of 227 acres of land by the state authorities for a proposed law college.

Ministry of Railways, Jharkhand Govt. sign MOU on ongoing railway projects
The Ministry of Railways and the Jharkhand Government on Tuesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the ongoing railway projects in state.

Jharkhand losing out battle to poor health schemes
Eleven years after its birth, Jharkhand still lacks the basic healthcare facilities and presently the state is being hounded by a high number of deaths caused due to malaria and cerebral malaria.

Panchayat poll to take place in Jharkhand after 32 years
Panchayati Raj Minister V. Kishore Chandra Deo, has written to Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda on the holding of elections to panchayati raj institutions (PRIs) in the State after a long gap of 32 years.

Jharkhand bus mishap: Munda visits victims at hospital
Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda on Monday visited victims of a bus accident, which took place near Bundu, about 50 km from Ranchi.

Jharkhand CM Munda discusses development, Naxal threat with Ramesh
Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda met Union Rural Development Minister Jairam Ramesh here today.

Chidamabaram asks Jharkhand Government to take action against five top cops
Union Home Minister P. Chidambaram on Thursday sent a letter to the Jharkhand Government, demanding a strict review and change of the state police set up.

Centre urges Jharkhand to ensure speedy operationalisation of coal blocks
Union Coal Minister Sriprakash Jaiswal has urged the Jharkhand Government to bring all its allocated coal blocks in operation as early as possible to ensure more availability of coal.

Voters complain of corruption in Lok Sabha bye-election in Jamshedpur
People, who exercised their voting rights for the bye-election to the Jamshedpur Lok Sabha seat today complained about inflation and increasing corruption in the state and at the Centre.

Bamboo makes Jharkhand tribals stay busy at home
For years the adivasis of Jharkhand have been forced to migrate seasonally to areas in Punjab, Assam and Bengal in search of livelihoods and stay away from home for three months in a year.

Jharkhand annual plan 2011-12 finalized
The annual plan for Jharkhand for the year 2011-12 was finalized at a meeting, here today, between Deputy Chairman Planning Commission Montek Singh Ahluwalia and Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda.

Adivasis: Pawns in Development?
Down the ages, the adivasi community, which inhabits what is presently Jharkhand, have lived their lives closely connected with the land, mostly the forests that both sustain them and they in turn nurture.

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