Arjun Munda (born 3 May 1968) is a Cabinet Minister of Government of India. He was also Chief Minister of Indian state of Jharkhand. He has also served as a member of parliament having been elected to the 15th Lok Sabha from the prestigious Jamshedpur constituency in the 2009 parliamentary elections. BJP's central leadership also appointed him a National General Secretary of the party recognising his strong credentials as a popular mass leader and his significant contributions in strengthening the party in his state. He lost his den to the JMM’s Dashrath Gagrai by 11,966 votes in Kharasawan for 14 years in a 2014 state assembly election.