Annpurna Devi
Devi in 2024
Union Minister of Women & Child Development
Assumed office
11 June 2024
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
Preceded bySmriti Zubin Irani
Union Minister of State for Education
In office
7 July 2021 – 11 June 2024
Prime MinisterNarendra Modi
Preceded bySanjay Shamrao Dhotre
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
Assumed office
23 May 2019
Preceded byRavindra Kumar Ray
ConstituencyKodarma, Jharkhand
Member of Jharkhand Legislative Assembly
In office
Preceded byRamesh Prasad Yadav
Succeeded byNeera Yadav
Personal details
Born (1970-02-02) 2 February 1970 (age 54)
Ajmeri, Bihar, India (present-day Jharkhand)
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Other political
Rashtriya Janata Dal
SpouseRamesh Prasad Yadav[1]
Residence(s)Kodarma, Jharkhand, India
Alma materRanchi University (PG)
Source: [1]

Annpurna Devi Yadav[2] (born 2 February 1970) is an Indian politician who serving as 5th Minister of Women and Child Development since 2024.[3] She is also a Member of Parliament in Lok Sabha (lower house of the Parliament of India) from Kodarma, Jharkhand in which she won the 2019 Indian general election as member of the Bharatiya Janata Party.[4] She is also one of the National Vice Presidents of BJP. Previously, she was elected to the Jharkhand Legislative Assembly, from Kodarma (Vidhan Sabha constituency) as a member of the Rashtriya Janata Dal.[5]

Annapurna Devi became a minister in Modi cabinet,she won Lok Sabha Election 2024 from Koderma seat.[6]

See also


  1. ^ "पति की मृत्यु के बाद 1998 में विरासत में मिली थी राजनीति". (in Hindi).
  2. ^ "Union minister Annapurna Devi gets grand welcome in tribal belt of state Hailing from the Yadav community, the Koderma MP lauds the present govt for being all inclusive".
  3. ^ "Narendra Modi Cabinet 2.0: Full list of Union ministers, profiles, portfolios, all you need to know". 31 May 2019.
  4. ^ "BJP-AJSU Party alliance wins 12 of 14 seats in Jharkhand". The Economic Times. 24 May 2019. Retrieved 12 March 2020.
  5. ^ "Who is Annapurna Devi, the Jharkhand MP who replaced Smriti Irani as the women and child minister?". Firstpost. 11 June 2024. Retrieved 11 June 2024.
  6. ^ "Annapurna Devi became a minister in Modi cabinet, has been elected as MP from Koderma". Prabhat Khabar. Retrieved 28 June 2024.((cite news)): CS1 maint: url-status (link)