Jyoti Maurya (SDM) Wiki, Age, Boyfriend, Husband, Family, Biography & More


Jyoti Maurya is an Indian civil servant, who has served in Uttar Pradesh in various capacities. She hit the headlines in 2023 after her husband Alok Maurya, a sweeper, alleged that she cheated on him with a Home Guard Commandant named Manish Dubey.


Jyoti Maurya was born on Sunday, 9 September 1990 (age 32 years; as of 2022) in Chiraigaon village, Varanasi (popularly known as Banaras), Uttar Pradesh, India. Her zodiac sign is Virgo. After her marriage in 2010, she requested her husband, Alok Maurya, to help her study further. He complied with her request and got her enrolled at a coaching centre in Prayagraj (then- Allahabad). She studied at Vajirao & Reddy Institute and Disha IAS Academy under D. N. Pandey. After clearing the Uttar Pradesh Public Service Commission (UPPSC) Combined State/Upper Subordinate examination in 2015, she pursued a career as an Administrative Officer.

D. N. Pandey, Jyoti Maurya, and her husband, Alok Maurya (right to left) after she cleared the UPPSC 2015 examinations

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 4″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Family & Caste

She was born into an OBC middle-class family from the Valmiki community.

Parents & Siblings

Her father’s name is Parasnath Maurya.

Jyoti Maurya’s father, Parasnath Maurya

Husband & Children

She got married to Alok Maurya, a Uttar Pradesh government employee, on 19 November 2010 in Varanasi. The couple has twin daughters born in 2015.

Jyoti Maurya with her husband, Alok Maurya, in the 2010s


She was in an extra-marital affair with a Home Guard Commandant named Manish Dubey.

Jyoti Maurya’s boyfriend, Manish Dubey


She follows Hinduism.


She secured 16th rank in the UPPSC Combined State/Upper Subordinate examination in 2015, and after completing her training, she was allotted the post of Deputy Collector on 5 July 2016. Her first posting was as Sub-divisional magistrate (SDM)/Deputy Collector of the Jaunpur district of Uttar Pradesh and served there till 16 October 2017. On 17 October 2017, she became the Deputy Collector of the Sirathu and Chail tehsil of Kaushambi district and served there till 5 October 2021.

Jyoti Maurya with Yogi Adityanath after her appointment as Kaushambi Deputy Collector

On 6 October 2021, she assumed the office of Deputy Collector of Pratapgarh district and served there till 22 October 2021. From 23 October 2021 to 31 March 2023, she served as the Deputy Collector of Prayagraj district. As per one source, she took on the role of General Manager (GM) of a sugar mill in the Bareilly district, and as per another source, she was posted as the GM of GM Sugar Mills Ltd in Lucknow on 31 March 2023.


Extra-marital affair

In June 2023, Jyoti’s husband, Alok Maurya, came out in public and alleged that Jyoti was cheating on him with Manish Dubey, a Home Guard Commandant posted in Ghaziabad. He revealed in an interview that Dubey’s wife contacted him in 2020 and informed him about their extramarital affair. He also said that Jyoti first met Manish on Facebook. When Alok asked Jyoti about it, she denied having any affair and asked him to show any proof before making such allegations.


He said that Jyoti once went to Lucknow on the pretext of work, and he followed her. He said that he saw her meeting Manish there, and Jyoti and Manish spent the night together at Hotel Myriad in Lucknow, booked by Manish. The next morning, when Alok confronted her and asked about Manish, Jyoti said that she loved Manish. He also alleged that Jyoti threatened him with filing a case against him and his family members under IPC 376 (related to rape) and other serious charges. Alok also released the WhatsApp chat between Jyoti and Manish in which they sent many intimate messages to each other.

Viral chat of Jyoti Maurya

Viral chat of Jyoti Maurya and Manish Dubey

He also showed a diary and claimed that Jyoti kept a record of bribes she had taken while working as an SDM. He also requested Yogi Adityanath, Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh, to help him. He alleged that he complained to the Commissioner of Prayagraj Police and ASO, Dhoomanganj in April 2023; however, no action was taken against Jyoti.

A page of Jyoti Maurya’s diary

Alok also alleged that Jyoti conspired with Manish to kill her. Jyoti responded to Alok’s allegations by saying that she was innocent and would answer the allegations in court. She also filed an FIR against Alok and his family members for dowry harassment. After the news of her affair became viral, DG, Home Guards, B. K. Maurya ordered an investigation into the matter. There were viral reports that Jyoti has been suspended from her post; however, it could not be confirmed. In July 2023, a widely circulated WhatsApp conversation emerged wherein Jyoti and Manish were discussing killing Alok Maurya.

Viral video of casteist slurs

In July 2023, a video got viral in which Jyoti allegedly used casteist slurs against Alok and his family. Jyoti termed the video fake, and Alok did not verify the video’s correctness. Bhim Army protested against Jyoti Maurya after the video got viral and requested the police to take action against her.


  • People started trolling her on social media after Alok claimed that she was cheating on him. Many people shared memes comparing the situation to Suryavansham film in which Amitabh Bachchan also supported his wife in becoming an IAS officer. There were reports that more than 100 husbands forced their wives to quit preparing for government examinations fearing a similar outcome.
  • Jyoti alleged that Alok introduced himself as a Panchayati Raj Officer before their marriage; however, she came to know after marriage that he was a sweeper.

    Wedding card of Alok Maurya and Jyoti Maurya

  • Many songs were released talking about her affair which became a hit among the public including SDM Bante Hi Bhul Gailu, SDM Jyoti Maurya Case, and Jyoti Maurya Alok Maurya Ki Kahani.