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

Name of Member: Shri Kanhu Charan Jena

Political Party: Congress

Constituency & State: Bhadrak-SC (Orissa)

Lok Sabha Experience: 1,2,3

Third Lok Sabha

Members Bioprofile

JENA, SHRI KANHU CHARAN, Cong., [Orissa—Bhadrak-(Reserved—Sch. Castes)—1962]:  S. of Late Shri Ganesh Jena; B. Vill. & P.O. Sohora, Distt. Balasore, Orissa, 27th February, 1920; ed. at Ravenshaw College, Cattack; m. Shrimati Saraswati Debi, April 27, 1945; 2 S. and 4 D.; Agriculturist; Assistant Teacher, Agarpara High School, Distt. Balasore; Joined independence movement in 1942 and was beaten by police; President, Sarva Seva Sangna, Dhamnagar, 1936; President, D.C.C., Balasore since 1959; Previously General Secretary, Distt. Congress, Balasore; Member, First Lok Sabha, 1952—57 and Second Lok Sabha, 1957-62. 

Social activities:  Works for removal of Untouchability and illiteracy; Takes interest in organising agricultural labourers and landless people in rural areas.

Hobbies:  Spinning, gardening and swimming.

Favourite pastime and recreation:  Card playing and study of Sanskrit books.

Special interests:  Reading Sanskrit.

Club:  Vice-President, Orissa Club, New Delhi for two years.

Permanent address:  Vill., and P.O. Sohora, Via Dhamnagar, Distt. Balasore.

[Voting results at the Election: 

Electorate:  4,82,279

Shri Kanhu Charan Jena                          . .                   86,878

Shri Siddeswar Jena                                . .                   38,585].


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