Sumitra Mahajan is an Indian politician who has been Speaker of the Lok Sabha since 2014. she won election to the Lok Sabha for the eighth time. She has represented the Indore constituency of Madhya Pradesh since 1989. She acknowledged 18th century social reformer Ahilyabai Holkar as the inspirational figure throughout her life. She received her M.A. and LL.B from Indore University (now Devi Ahilya University) after marrying the late Jayant Mahajan of Indore. She has brought many projects for Indore from Railways, Aviation, Urban Development Ministry. She is popularly known as Tai, among people of her constituency.