Srikant Kumar Jena

Summary

Srikant Kumar Jena
Srikant Kumar Jena addressing in New Delhi on November 18, 2013 (cropped).jpg
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
2009–2014
Preceded byKharabela Swain
Succeeded byRabindra Kumar Jena
ConstituencyBalasore, Odisha
In office
1996–1998
Preceded byRabi Ray
Succeeded byPrabhat Kumar Samantaray
ConstituencyKendrapara, Odisha
In office
1989–1996
Preceded byJayanti Patnaik
Succeeded byAnadi Sahu
ConstituencyCuttack, Odisha
Member of the Odisha Legislative Assembly
In office
1977–1989
Preceded byPrahlad Malik
Succeeded byKulamoni Rout
ConstituencyBari
Personal details
Born (1950-06-18) 18 June 1950 (age 71)
Jajpur, Odisha, India
NationalityIndian
Political partyIndian National Congress
Other political
affiliations
Janata Dal
Spouse(s)Subrata Jena
ChildrenOne son, one daughter
ResidenceNew Delhi, India
As of 15 January, 2012
Source: india.gov.in

Srikant Kumar Jena (born 18 June 1950), is an Indian politician hailing from Ratnagiri, Jajpur district, Odisha. He was the Union Cabinet Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and Tourism in the Gujral ministry and Deve Gowda ministry He was the Minister of State(Independent charge) for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Statistics & Programme Implementation in the Second Manmohan Singh ministry. He was Union Minister of State, Small Scale Industry, Agro and Rural Industries in the V. P. Singh ministry.[1][2][3][4] He represented the Balasore parliamentary constituency in the 15th Lok Sabha.

He had been elected as MLA in Odisha Legislative Assembly, three times between 1977 and 1989. In 1979–80, he held the post of Minister of State, Industry and Urban Development, Govt. of Odisha. He got elected to Lok Sabha for the first time in 1989 and then subsequently three more times to 9th Lok Sabha, 10th Lok Sabha and 15th Lok Sabha in 1991, 1996 and 2001 respectively.[5] In 2019 he was expelled from congress party on the charge of anti-party activities.[6] Before joining Indian National Congress, he was party member of Janata Dal.

He did his B.A. from at Kendrapara College, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

See also

References

  1. ^ Statement of Srikant Kumar Jena on IIP Data
  2. ^ Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation Releases IIP Data for November 2011 under UPA II
  3. ^ [1]
  4. ^ Srikant Jena Presents Annual AMAI Awards
  5. ^ Lok Sabha MP Profile Retrieved on 15 January 2012
  6. ^ IANS (20 January 2019). "Odisha: Former Union Minister Srikant Jena, ex-MLA expelled from Congress". National Herald. Retrieved 24 February 2021.

External links

  • Official biographical sketch in Parliament of India website