Jogi is the son of former Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh Ajit Jogi. He was supposedly an Indian citizen by birth and became a naturalized Indian citizen in July 2004 or 2002. His date and place of birth are unclear due to the fact that he provided documents with contradictory information.However, at a later point, he stated his date of birth to be 7 August 1977, and his place of birth to be Dallas, United States. “I can’t help where I was born… I was born in Dallas, USA, in 1977 and I was nationalized by LK Advani in 2002.
Jogi is a 1998 graduate of St. Stephen’s College, Delhi, has an MA in Politics and International Studies, from Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, and an LLB from Pandit Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur (2009)
He became a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) representing Marwahi (Vidhan Sabha Constituency, Chhattisgarh) in 2013 Assembly Elections. He defeated the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate by the highest margin in the state: 46,250 votes.
He was said to have been involved in an operation of bribing Dilip Singh Judeo in 2003. This is per the statement given by Central Bureau of Investigation in Supreme Court of India in 2005
On 23 July 2011, Amit Jogi was attacked by a mob while campaigning for Tanya Solomon, the Indian National Congress (INC) candidate for the Jabera (Vidhan Sabha constituency) by-poll in Madhya Pradesh. Solomon is the daughter of the late Ratnesh Solomon who was a five time MLA from the Jabera constituency, and Ajit Jogi’s brother-in-law.
The INC expelled Jogi on 7 January 2017, for six years for indulging in anti-party activities.Jogi later said he would challenge his expulsion as the party is not anybody’s bapoti (personal property).
On 2 March 2017, the Chhattisgarh Legislative Assembly passed a censure motion against Jogi for “unparliamentary” behavior.
Chhattisgarh Janata Congress
Chhattisgarh Janata Congress was founded by Ajit Jogi after Jogi and his son Amit were expelled from INC for anti-party activities and for sabotaging Antagarh by-poll elections. Amit was expelled for six years.
Ajit Jogi launched a party Thathapur village of Kawardha district and directly challenged Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh.
Father Death news
Former Chief Minister Ajit Jogi has passed away. At the age of 74, he breathed his last. Ajit Jogi was admitted to Astpal after cardiac arrest.
Amit Jogi’s Twitter account that Ajit Jogi’s last rites will be held in his native land Gorela tomorrow i.e. Saturday.
२० वर्षीय युवा छत्तीसगढ़ राज्य के सिर से आज उसके पिता का साया उठ गया।केवल मैंने ही नहीं बल्कि छत्तीसगढ़ ने नेता नहीं,अपना पिता खोया है।माननीय अजीत जोगी जी ढाई करोड़ लोगों के अपने परिवार को छोड़ कर,ईश्वर के पास चले गए।गांव-गरीब का सहारा,छत्तीसगढ़ का दुलारा,हमसे बहुत दूर चला गया। pic.twitter.com/RPPqYuZ0YS
— Amit Jogi (@amitjogi) May 29, 2020