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

Name of Member: Shri Muralidhar Jena

Political Party: Indian National Congress

Constituency & State: Bhadrak-SC (Orissa)

Lok Sabha Experience: 11

Biographical Sketch Member of Parliament XI LOK SABHA


Father's Name	:   	Shri Pagal Jena

Date of Birth	:   	6 January 1949

Place of Birth	:   	Kat Sahi in Distt. Bhadrak (Orissa)

Marital Status	:   	Married on 13 December 1969

Spouse's Name	:   	Smt. Shanti Lata Jena

Children	:   	Three sons and two daughters

Educational Qualifications :
	B.Sc. (Agri. Engg. and Tech.)
	Educated at Orissa University of Agriculture Technology, 
	Bhubaneswar (Orissa)

Professsion :
	Engineer, Agriculturist, Political and Social Worker, Trader and 

Permanent Address :
   	At Kat Sahi, P.O. Sriganga, via Arnapal, 
	Distt. Bhadrak (Orissa)

Positions Held :
	1996	Elected to Lok Sabha (Eleventh)

Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments :
	Contributed  several articles  on various issues to local lectures 
	and  won prizes in  various debates  and elocution contests during 
	college  days  Social and Cultural Active in political, social and 
	cultural  arena  since  Activities  student days;  associated with 
	social organisations,  like 'Society for Weaker Community'-working 
	for reforms in old traditions and Village Development Organisation 
	for  rural development;  early  child  education and upliftment of 
	rural  poor;   established  an  educational  institution   'Saheed  
	Smruti  Mahavidyalaya'  in  Bhadrak  to provide  education to poor 

Special Interests :
   	Service  to the community  and nation;  striving for the upliftment 
	of the poor, securing social justice for the oppressed and also for 
	the preservation and enrichment of social, cultural traditional and 
	spiritual values of Indian life

Favourite Pastime and Recreation :
	Study of literature, social service, lectures on specific topics, 
	working for the cause of poor and down-trodden 

Sports and Clubs :
   	Rotary Club, Bhadrak

Other Information :
   	Belongs to Freedom Fighter's family whose members took active part 
	in the freedom struggle (including Quit India Movement in 1942)and 
	were arrested several times; worked as a Junior Engineer/Assistant 
	Engineer under  the  Department  of  Rural  Development in  Orissa  
	1974-1987;  and always tried to devise  new  methods of technology 
	for  agriculture  for  increasing  productivity;  organised  rural 
	workers in a non-organised  sector for social justice and for hike 
	in their daily wages; propagated self-employment methods to people 
	of rural and semi-urban areas 

Election Result :
Bhadrak-SC Lok Sabha constituency
Total electorate	11,29,875
Total votes polled	 7,22,571
Votes polled in favour of the
first four leading candidates:
(1) Shri Muralidhar Jena 	(I.N.C.)	3,36,265
(2) Shri Ratha Das 	 	(J.D.)		2,71,693
(3) Shri Bishnu Charan Sethy 	(B.J.P.)	  96,566
(4) Shri Sridhar Jena 		(Ind.)	   	   3,714


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