Jhina Hikaka


Jhina Hikaka is a member of the Biju Janata Dal (BJD) political party. He is elected to the 16th Lok Sabha in 2014 from Koraput constituency in Odisha. He was a MLA from Laxmipur assembly constituency of Koraput district in Odisha.[1] He was kidnapped by Maoists and kept in captivity for 33 days before being released unharmed on 26 April 2012.[2]

Jhina Hikaka
Jhina Hikaka.JPG
Portrait of Jhina Hikaka
Member: 16th Lok Sabha
In office
Preceded byJayaram Pangi
Succeeded bySaptagiri Ulaka
Member: Legislative Assembly of Odisha
In office
19 May 2009 – 16 May 2014
Preceded byAnantaram Majhi
Succeeded byKailash Chandra Kulesika
Personal details
Political partyBiju Janata Dal
Spouse(s)Kaushalya Hikaka

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 10 January 2012. Retrieved 2 May 2012.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  2. ^ "Odisha MLA Jhina Hikaka released by Maoists". The Times of India. 26 April 2012. Archived from the original on 1 July 2012. Retrieved 21 May 2012.

External linksEdit

  • "Welcome to Official Website of Biju Janata Dal". 16 June 2012. Archived from the original on 16 June 2012. Retrieved 19 February 2019.