Pravind Jugnauth

Mauritian politician

Pravind Kumar Jugnauth (born 25 December 1961) is a Mauritian politician. He has been the Prime Minister of Mauritius since 2017. Jugnauth has been the leader of the Militant Socialist Movement (MSM) party since April 2003.[2] He has held a number of ministerial portfolios and also been Leader of the Opposition.[3][4]


Pravind Kumar Jugnauth

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5th Prime Minister of Mauritius
Assumed office
23 January 2017
PresidentAmeenah Gurib-Fakim
Pradeep Roopun
DeputyLouis Steven Obeegadoo
Preceded byAnerood Jugnauth
Minister of Finance
Assumed office
26 May 2016
Prime MinisterAnerood Jugnauth
himself
Preceded byAnerood Jugnauth (Acting)
In office
11 May 2009 – 26 July 2011
Prime MinisterNavin Ramgoolam
Preceded byRama Sithanen
Succeeded byXavier Luc Duval
In office
7 October 2003 – 5 July 2005
Prime MinisterPaul Berenger
Preceded byPaul Berenger
Succeeded byRama Sithanen
Minister of Technology, Communication and Innovation
In office
14 December 2014 – 1 July 2015
Prime MinisterAnerood Jugnauth
Preceded byChedumbrum Pillay
Succeeded byEtienne Sinatambou
11th Leader of Opposition
In office
15 September 2014 – 14 December 2014
Prime MinisterAnerood Jugnauth
Preceded byPaul Bérenger
Succeeded byPaul Bérenger
3rd Vice Prime Minister of Mauritius
In office
11 May 2010 – 26 July 2011
Prime MinisterNavin Ramgoolam
Preceded byRama Sithanen
Succeeded byAnil Bachoo
8th Deputy Prime Minister of Mauritius
In office
7 October 2003 – 5 July 2005
Prime MinisterPaul Bérenger
Preceded byPaul Bérenger
Succeeded byRashid Beebeejaun
Leader of the Militant Socialist Movement
Assumed office
30 October 2003
Preceded byAnerood Jugnauth
Assumed office
9 May 2009
Preceded byAshok Jugnauth
Majority20,080 (57.10%)[1]
Personal details
Born
Pravind Kumar Jugnauth

(1961-12-25) 25 December 1961 (age 60)
La Caverne, British Mauritius
Political partyMilitant Socialist Movement
Spouse(s)Kobita Ramdanee
Children3
MotherSarojini Ballah
FatherAnerood Jugnauth
Alma mater

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Constituency No.8 - Quartier Militaire and Moka" (PDF). Electoral.govmu.org. Retrieved 12 November 2017.
  2. Lansford, Tom (2015). Political Handbook of the World 2015 (1 ed.). MTM Publishing Inc. ISBN 9781483371573.
  3. "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 23 October 2009. Retrieved 30 September 2009.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  4. "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 9 May 2009. Retrieved 12 April 2009.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)