Djarot Saiful Hidayat

Djarot Saiful Hidayat has been Deputy Governor of Jakarta since December 17, 2014, alongside Governor
Basuki Tjahaja Purnama. His track record includes working as Mayor of Blitar, East Java, for two periods
from 2000 to 2010. He is known as a popular public figure and has been deemed successful in improving
the economy of Blitar, which led Blitar to win the Adipura Award for cleanliness and environmental management in 2006, 2007 and 2008. Djarot earned his Master’s degree in Social and Political Studies from University of Gajah Mada, Yogyakarta and is married to Happy Farida; the couple has four children.

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