Nagendra Kumar Pradhan

Sambalpur Odisha Lok Sabha Election 2019 Nagendra Kumar Pradhan
Constituency : Sambalpur(Odisha)
Party Name : Biju Janata Dal
Father's Name : Shri Pravakar Pradhan
Mother's Name : Smt. Padmabati Pradhan
Date of Birth : 01 Dec 1952
Place of Birth : Buhalipal, Distt. Dhenkanal (Odisha)
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 21 Jul 2010
Spouse's Name : Smt. Kalpana Patra
No.of Sons : 1
No.of Daughters : 1
Educational Qualifications :
B.A. (Hon.), LL.B 
Educated at Govt. College Angul and M.S. Law College, Odisha
Profession : Agriculturist

Positions Held

1990-1995 & 2000-2009 Member, Odisha Legislative Assembly (Three Terms)
2004 - 2006
Minister, Govt. of Odisha
2011 - 2014 President, Odisha Khadi & Village Industries Board
May 2014
Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
1 Sep. 2014 - 11 Dec. 2017 Member, Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests
Sept. 2014 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
12 June 2016 onwards Member, House Committee
11 Dec. 2017 onwards
Member, Standing Committee on Energy

Social And Cultural Activities

Drama, Theater, Danda Nrutya and Odiya cultural programmes

Special Interests

Reading Books on Literature, Politics; Visiting different places and meeting people to know about the society

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Meeting with political workers, social workers and common people

Sports and Clubs


Countries Visited

Bangladesh, Belgium, France, Germany, Indonesia, Italy, Oman, Singapore, Switzerland, Thailand, U.A.E (Dubai) and U.K.

Other Information

President, Janata Party, District Unit, Dhenkanal, (1984-1988).

General Secretary, Angul Govt. College (1971-1972); J.P. Reception Committee and J.P. Movement (1974-1977); Chhatra Janata, State Unit Janata Party (1977-1978); Yub Junata, State Unit Janata Party (1978-1984); Janata Dal, Odisha (1994-1996); Biju Janata Dal, Odisha (1998-2000) and (2004 onwards)

As a student leader participated in Jayaprakash Movement and underground during emergency. Invited J.P. to Odisha as Gen. Secy., J.P. Reception Committee in 1974.



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Source : Election Commission of India