Arun Sao Wiki, Age, Caste, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Arun Sao

Arun Sao is an Indian politician. In December 2023, he became the Deputy Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh. He represents the Lormi Vidhan Sabha seat in the legislative assembly of Chhattisgarh.


Arun Sao was born on Monday, 25 November 1968 (age 55 years; as of 2023) in Raipur, Chhattisgarh. His zodiac sign is Sagittarius. Arun pursued graduation at the Govt SNG College, Mungeli, Chattisgarh. In 1995, he completed LLB at Kaushalendra Rao Law College, Bilaspur.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 5″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Arun Sao

Family/ Caste

Arun Sao belongs to the Sahu caste, an OBC community, in Chattisgarh.

Parents & Siblings

Arun Sao’s father’s name is Abhay Ram Sao, and his mother’s name is Pramila Sao. Arun’s father was a senior activist of the Jan Sangh and a volunteer of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS).

Arun Sao (extreme right) with his mother

Arun Sao (extreme right) with his mother

Wife & Children

Arun Sao’s wife, Meena Sao, is a teacher. They have a son, Amish Sao.

Arun Sao with his wife

Arun Sao with his wife


Arun Sao follows Hinduism.

Arun Sao praying at the temple in his house

Arun Sao praying at the temple in his house


Duplex No 38, Babji Park, Ring Road No 2, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh


Arun Sao's signature

Arun Sao’s signature



In 2001, after completing his education, Arun Sao began his high court career. He worked as a panel attorney for the Chhattisgarh government from 2004 to 2013. From 2013 to 2018, he was the deputy advocate general of the Chhattisgarh High Court.


Arun Sao began his active political career as a member of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP) in 1990. In 1996, Arun Sao joined the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the youth wing of the BJP; he was also the general secretary of Yuva Morcha along with district president and the then MLA Amar Aggarwal. In 2000, he became the state president of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha. Sao also worked with the student wing of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) for a considerable amount of time. In 2019, he was elected to the Lok Sabha for the first time.

Arun Sao with Amit Shah during a rally

Arun Sao with Amit Shah during a rally

In 2019, Arun Sao contested the 2019 Indian general elections from Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh and defeated Congress candidate Atal Shrivastav by 1,41,763 votes. In August 2022, Arun Sao became the president of the Chattisgarh BJP by replacing Vishnudeo Sai. In the 2023 Chhattisgarh assembly elections, Sao defeated Congress leader Thaneshwar Sahu from the Lormi seat by 45,891 votes. On 13 December 2023, Arun Sao was appointed as the Deputy Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh. [1]ABP News

In 2023, he resigned as the MLA  and became the deputy chief minister of Chhattisgarh. [2]Amar Ujala

Car Collection

Arun Sao owns a Hyundai Accent car.

Assets & Properties

Movable Assets

  • Cash: Rs. 46,856
  • Bank Deposits: Rs. 65,33,979
  • Motor Vehicles: Rs. 3,90,506
  • Jewellery: Rs. 3,72,678
  • Other Assets (Bonds, Debentures and Shares in companies): Rs. 7,31,341

Immovable Assets

  • Residential Buildings: Rs. 60,00,000

Note: The given estimates of movable and immovable assets are according to the year 2022-2023. It excludes the assets owned by his wife and dependents (minor). [3]My Neta

Net Worth

Arun Sao’s net worth for the financial year 2022-2023 was estimated to be Rs. 1,65,72,864. [4]My Neta It excludes the net worth of his wife and dependents (minors).


  • Arun Sao is a very religious person and is often seen visiting temples before election rallies.

    Arun Sao praying at a temple in his village in Lohadiya, Mungeli

    Arun Sao praying at a temple in his village in Lohadiya, Mungeli


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