Baby Rani Maurya is an Indian politician and the seventh governor of Uttarakhand. She is well-known for being the first woman mayor of Agra from 1995 to 2000 and the second woman to become the governor of Uttarakhand.Baby Ranis father, Ram Singh, was loyal to Congress and worked as a party councilor in the Agra Municipal Corporation. With no political family background, Baby Rani Maurya started her political journey in the early 1990s by joining Bharatiya Janata Party as a worker for the party.She decided to join BJP after her marriage with Pradeep Maurya, who was the manager of Punjab National Bank (PNB). His family had links with Bharatiya Janata Party.In 1995, BJP was looking for a family-oriented woman for the seat of mayor in Agra, and Baby Rani Maurya was the perfect fit for this position. After contesting the election, as expected, she won the election, and she was appointed as the mayor of Agra. Baby Rani Maurya during a roadshow with her supporters after winning the mayoral elections in Agra.In 1997, Maurya became the office-bearer of the scheduled caste (SC) wing of BJP. She was given the role to strengthen the BJPs reach among members of scheduled caste communities in Uttar Pradesh. During this time, Ram Nath Kovind was the chairman of the wing.Baby Rani Maurya has played an important role in the field of social welfare, especially the welfare of women and their empowerment. For this, she was appointed as a member of the Uttar Pradesh social welfare board, and in 2002, she became a member of the National Commission of Women, where she worked till 2005.In 2007, Baby Rani got the BJP ticket for Agras Etmadpur seat for the Uttar Pradesh Assembly Election. However, she lost the election to the BSP candidate Narayan Singh Suman. From 2013 to 2015, she took up state-level responsibilities that were assigned to her by the party leaders.In 2018, she was appointed as a member of the State Commission for Protection of Child Rights in Uttar Pradesh because of her constant efforts in the field of welfare of children and promoting the importance of education for children.Due to her consistent hard work and dedication towards the party, Baby Rani Maurya was appointed as the seventh governor of Uttarakhand by the Indian Government. On 26 August 2021, she was sworn in as the governor at the ceremony that took place at the Raj Bhavan in Uttarakhand. She succeeded Krishan Kant Paul, who was supposed to leave the office on 8 July 2021 but had to work till 25 August 2021 as the decision of appointing his replacement got slightly delayed.When the decision of Mauryas appointment as the governor was finalized, she was in the United States of America for an official visit.