Jharkhand minister Jagarnadh Mahto joined 11th class after becoming the HRD minister, of Jharkhand. Mahto joined the 11th class in Devi Mahto inter-college Nawadhi, which is affiliated to the Intermediate board, Bokaro district. He has started his studies after 25 years. He had passed his matriculation in 1995. He said that constant criticism had made him apply for further education. When he became the Education minister, people started questioning his qualification, so he decided to pursue his further education.