Ajit Jogi, a senior Cong leader and spokesperson of Congress was elected as first Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh state.india Updated: Oct 16, 2003 19:53 IST
Born April 29, 1946, Jogi graduated in Mechanical Engineering from the Maulana Azad College of Technology, Bhopal. He joined the Indian Police Service during the year 1968-1970. Later, hejoined the Indian Administrative Service and continued to serve as a officer of the Madhya Pradesh cadre between 1970 and 1986.
Jogi, was elected to Rajya Sabha during the term 1986-1998. He was later elected to Lok Sabha in the year 1998 from Raigarh constituency in Madhya Pradesh. A very articulate person the Congress president Sonia Gandhi, had appointed him as the spokesperson of the Congress between 1998 and 2000.
First Published: Oct 13, 2003 15:16 IST