Jagannath Mishra Age, Wiki, Wife, Family, Biography, Caste, Birthday, Height, Weight, Affairs & More

Jagannath Mishra
14th Chief Minister of Bihar
In office
11 April 1975 – 30 April 1977
Preceded byAbdul Ghafoor
Succeeded byPresident’s rule
In office
8 June 1980 – 14 August 1983
Preceded byPresident’s rule
Succeeded byChandrashekhar Singh
In office
6 December 1989 – 10 March 1990
Preceded bySatyendra Narayan Sinha
Succeeded byLalu Prasad Yadav
Personal details
Born24 June 1937
BiharBritish India
Died19 August 2019 (aged 82)
ResidencePatnaBihar, India

Jagannath Mishra was an Indian politician who served as Chief Minister of Bihar and as Minister in the Union Cabinet. He was also Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha between 1988 – 1990 and 1994 – 2000. His involvement was at a high level in the Indian National Congress. He was elected Chief Minister of Bihar three times. After his brother L.N Mishra‘s assassination, Jagannath Mishra became Bihar’s most powerful Congress leader in the late seventies and eighties. Prior to the emergence of Lalu Prasad Yadav in 1990, Jagannath, was rated as the biggest mass leader in the Congress. He was affectionately called as “Doctor Sahib”.He was also referred to as “Maulana” Jagannath because of his clout with the Muslims that he had earned by making Urdu as the second official language of the state in 1980.


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