Three-time MLA from Nala, Ravindranath Mahto has been elected unanimously today as the new speaker of the Jharkhand Assembly.
Mahato has been elected MLA from Nala Assembly constituency for the third time in 2019 on JMM ticket. Earlier, in 2005 and 2014, he was elected as MLA from Nala on the ticket of JMM only. Considering Shibu Soren as his ideal, Mahto became active in the Jharkhand movement and he later started politics with the JMM.
With a Bachelor of Education degree, agriculture and politics are the main professions of Mahto, who has a son and a daughter. He was born on 12 January 1960 to father Golak Bihari Mahato and mother Roop Manjari Devi.
A seasoned politician in the State, Mahto is considered as a good orator and thinker.