Who is Jharkhand Congress minister Alamgir Alam, biography, age, family, education and net worth

Who is Jharkhand Congress minister Alamgir Alam, biography, age, family, education and net worth

Alamgir Alam is a Jharkhand minister currently in the middle of a controversy following an ED raid and search in connection to a money laundering case, find out more about him, his biography and net worth

The Enforcement Directorate recently launched multiple raids in Ranchi under the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

Who is Jharkhand Congress minister Alamgir Alam, biography, age, profile, family, education and net worth

The incident has brought widespread backlash from all quarters especially due to his close ties with Congress leader Rahul Gandhi.

Alamgir Alam bio and age

Alamgir Alam is an Indian politician and a resident of Sahibganj district who was born on 1954 in Pakur, Jharkhand. He is currently 70 years old, and a four-time MLA for Pakur constituency in the Jharkhand Vidhan Sabha. He works under the Indian National Congress party and has been elected to the Jharkhand assembly during the 2000, 2004, 2014 and 2019 elections.


His wife is into business.

Assets & Liabilities
Assets: Rs 7,02,68,398 ~7 Crore+
Liabilities: Rs 39,13,846 ~39 Lacs+

Educational Details
Category: Graduate
B.Sc from Sahibganj College, Bhagalpur University In 1974



Alamgir Alam graduated from the Bhagalpur University back in 1974.

Alamgir Alam political career

Alam was first got elected to the Jharkhand Assembly back in 2000, before getting re-elected again in 2004. He later served as the Speaker of the Jharkhand Assembly in 2006. Alam lost the polls during the 2009 elections but ultimately rose back to power with successive wins in the Jharkhand Assembly elections in 2014 and 2019. The veteran politician is currently serving as Jharkhand’s Minister of Rural Development under the government of Chief Minister Champai Soren.

Alamgir Alam ED raid controversy

Alam is currently embroiled in a scandal following a recent ED raid and search at his residence in connection to a money laundering case filed against Veerendra Kumar Ram. Veerendra is the former chief engineer of the rural development department whom police arrested last February. Following the raids the ED, stated in its official 2023 statement that Mr Ram “generated proceeds of crime in the name of commission” from various contractors with the reason of allotting tenders.

The ED carried out the raids across multiple locations in Ranchi on Monday. Following the raids, the ED recovered a whopping ₹ 25 crore of unaccounted cash from the house of a domestic helper of Sanjiv Lal, Alamgir Alam’s secretary.


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