Arun Sao
2nd Deputy Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh
Assumed office
13 December 2023
Serving with Vijay Sharma
GovernorB. Harichandan
Chief MinisterVishnudeo Sai
Preceded byT. S. Singh Deo
Minister of Public Works Department, Minister of Public Health Engineering, Minister of Law & Legislative Affairs, Minister of Urban Administration
Government of Chhattisgarh
Assumed office
3 December 2023
Preceded by
Member of the Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
3 December 2023
Preceded byDharmjeet Singh Thakur
President of Bharatiya Janata Party, Chhattisgarh
In office
9 August 2022 – 6 December 2023 [1][2]
Preceded byVishnudeo Sai
Succeeded byKiran Singh Deo
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
23 May 2019 – 07 December 2023
Preceded byLakhan Lal Sahu
Succeeded byTokhan Sahu
Personal details
Born (1968-11-25) 25 November 1968 (age 55)
Jarhagaon, Chhattisgarh, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
SpouseMeena Sao
ChildrenAmish sao
Alma materGuru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya

Arun Sao (25 November 1968) is an Indian politician, who is current Deputy Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh along with Vijay Sharma in the Ministry of Vishnudeo Sai in 6th Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly. He represent Lormi Vidhan Sabha seat in legislative assembly of the Chhattisgarh. Earlier, he was elected to the 17th Lok Sabha, lower house of the Parliament of India from Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh in the 2019 Indian general election. He is the President of Bharatiya Janata Party, Chhattisgarh unit.[3][4][5]

Arun Sao is a graduate of S.N.G. College, Mungeli and K.R. Law College, Bilaspur. In 2001, Arun Sao practiced in the high court and served as a panel lawyer for the Chhattisgarh government in 2004 and for the government from 2005 to 2013 and deputy advocate general of Chhattisgarh High court from 2013 to 2018.[6]


  1. ^ India Today (6 December 2023). "10 of 12 BJP MPs who won state elections resign from Lok Sabha". Archived from the original on 10 December 2023. Retrieved 10 December 2023.
  2. ^ "Chhattisgarh BJP President Arun Sao submitted his resignation from the membership of the House to Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla". X (formerly Twitter). ANI. Retrieved 6 December 2023.
  3. ^ "List of Chhattisgarh Lok Sabha Election 2019 winners". Zee News. 23 May 2019. Retrieved 24 May 2019.
  4. ^ "Bilaspur Lok Sabha Election Results 2019 Chhattisgarh: BJP's Arun Sao emerged victorious". Daily News and Analysis. 23 May 2019. Retrieved 18 March 2020.
  5. ^ "Bilaspur Lok Sabha Election Results". The Indian Express. Retrieved 18 March 2020.
  6. ^ "Arun Sao : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP Candidate) : Constituency-Lormi (Chhattisgarh) अरुण साव: भारतीय जनता पार्टी (भाजपा उम्मीदवार): निर्वाचन क्षेत्र-लोरमी (छत्तीसगढ़)". (in Hindi). Retrieved 12 December 2023.