Balabhadra Majhi

Nabarangpur Odisha Lok Sabha Election 2019 Balabhadra Majhi
Constituency : Nabarangpur(Odisha)
Party Name : Biju Janata Dal
Father's Name : Shri Chandra Majhi
Mother's Name : Smt. Subarna Devi
Date of Birth : 09 Feb 1961
Place of Birth : Phataki, Distt. Nabarangpur (Odisha)
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 11 Mar 1992
Spouse's Name : Smt. Gangeswari Majhi
No.of Sons : 1
No.of Daughters : 1
Educational Qualifications :
B.Sc. (Engineering)-Civil, I.R.E.S. 
Educated at Regional Engineering College (Now NIT), Rourkela, Odisha
Profession :
Social Worker
Ex-Railway Servant (Chief Engineer)

Positions Held

May, 2014
Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
14 Aug. 2014 - 30 April 2016 Member, Committee on Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
1 Sep. 2014 onwards
Member, Standing Committee on Railways
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

Social And Cultural Activities

Hails from the most backward constituency of India. Prior to entering politics (resigned from service in Feb, 2014) was working as Chief Engineer in Railways. While in service, actively involved in social service. Organised many seminars, functions etc. for development of education, eradication of superstition, improve economic conditions, cultural and social status of the people of the constituency

Special Interests

Social service

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Travelling, reading and watching T.V.

Sports and Clubs

Badminton player

Countries Visited

France, Malaysia, Singapore, Switzerland and U.K.

Other Information

While in service in Railways, completed and commissioned :

Restoration of cyclone damaged railway track between Rahama-Paradeep, 23 Km in record number of 20 days in Nov, 1999; Sambalpur-Talcher New Railway line -175 Km in Odisha during 1998; Raipur-Bhilai 3rd line (2003) - 25 Km; and Gadag-Bagalkot Gauge Conversion - 90 Km in Karnataka during 2008. 

At present the constituency is ranked 543rd out of 543 constituencies in India in terms of development. Different parameters are as under :

Literacy rate : 48% (2011); Per capita income : Rs. 14000; Electrification : 37% of villages; Railway line : 40 Km in one out of 3 districts; Doctors : 1 for 24000 people

His dream is to remove this backwardness stigma and is working towards the all round development so that it goes up in the rank.



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Source : Election Commission of India