(born 12 April 1943) is an Indian
politician and a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party
(BJP) political party. Currently, she is a member of the 15th Lok Sabha
. She has been representing the Indore
constituency of Madhya Pradesh
since 1989 at 9th Lok Sabha
She is a former union minister of state of India.She was minister from 2002 to 2004 and held portfolios of Human Resources, Communications and Petroleum. She studied at Indore University
Early life and education
Sumitra Mahajan was born to Usha and Purushotam Sathe in Chiplun
, Maharashtra. She accomplished her M.A. and LL.B from Indore University (now Devi Ahilya University) after marrying late Jayant Mahajan of Indore.
She contested and won first time Lok Sabha Elections in 1989, against former Chief Minister and senior Congress leader Prakash Chandra Sethi
. She has bought many projects for Indore from Railways , Aviation, Urban Development Ministry . She is known for simplicity , honesty and clean politics.She has a clean track record and has always maintained distances from Special Interest Group . She is popularly known as Tai
( Sister ), among people of her constituency .