Shri Dharanidhar Jena Member of Parliament (MP) from Bhadrak-SC (Orissa) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri Dharanidhar Jena

Political Party: Swatantra Party

Constituency & State: Bhadrak-SC (Orissa)

Lok Sabha Experience: 4

4th Lok Sabha
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JENA, SHRI DHARANIDHAR, Swa., [Orissa-Bhadrak— (Reserved—Sch. Castes)—1967]:  s. of Shri Chamai Jena; b. at Talapada, 1921; m. Shrimati Basantaprabha Jena, 1951; 3 S. and 3 D.; Cultivator; previously member of the Congress; courted arrest during Quit India Movement and was imprisoned for three years; Organiser, Scheduled Caste Federation, Orissa, 1945—55; Worker of Depressed Classes League, 1955-56; Worker of the Ganatantra Parishad, 1957—62.

Social activities:  Was engaged in the boycott of British goods during the period 1932—36 and devoted himself to spinning work at various centres; worked for the prohibition of opium during 1938-39; joined Gandhiji’s Satyagraha Movement in 1940.

Hobbies:  Gardening.

Favourite pastime and recreation:  Reading newspapers and periodicals.

Special interests:  National service. 

Permanent address:  Vill. Baradadiha, P.O. Gelpur, Distt, Balasore, Orissa.


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