31 March 2013 :: In a weekly Poll survey by Lenseye.co, 64% people wants Babu Lal Marandi to be the Next Chief Minister of Jharkhand, where as 36% liked Yaswant Sinha.
The Question of the Weekly Poll was Whom do you Like to be the Next Chief Minister of Jharkhand? & the Nominees were
Babu Lal Marandi – JVM, Hemant Soren – JMM, Inder Singh Namdhari – Independent, Subodh Kant Sahay – Congress [ I ], Sudesh Mahto – AJJSU, Yaswant Sinha – B.J.P
Babu Lal Marandi
Babu Lal Marandi was born on 11th of January 1958. He was the first Chief Minister of Jharkhand. He is the founder and National president of Jharkhand Vikas Morcha. He is the Member of Parliament from Koderma Lok Sabha constituency. He was the Minister of State, Forests & Environment, Govt. of India in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee government.
Babulal was born in a remote Kodia Bank village under Tisri block of Giridih district of the now Jharkhand province.
After passing high school, he moved to Giridih College from where he did his intermediate and graduation. It was there that he came in contact with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh.
He worked as a teacher in a village primary school for a year before giving up the job to work for the Sangh Parivar. He served as the organising secretary of the Jharkhand region of Vishwa Hindu Parishad.
In 1983, he moved to Dumka and worked in the Santhal Parganas division, which he toured extensively. In those days, he used to live in the RSS office in Dumka.