Shri Bhabani Shankar Hota Member of Parliament (MP) from Sambalpur (Orissa) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri Bhabani Shankar Hota

Political Party: Janata Dal

Constituency & State: Sambalpur (Orissa)

Lok Sabha Experience: 9

9th Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

HOTA, SHRI BHABANI SHANKAR, M.A., [Janata Dal—Orissa, Sambalpur, 1989]:  s. of Late Janardan Hota; b. at Tihura*, Sambalpur, District Orissa, September 7, 1949; ed. at Sambalpur University, Jyoti Vihar, Sambalpur, Orissa; m. Bijoy Laxmi Hota, June 30, 1982, 1 s.; Trade Unionist, Writer, Political and Social Worker, Sportsman, Artiste; 

Committee Experience:  Member, Public Accounts Committee, May 1, 1990 and Consultative Committee, Ministry of Energy, 1990;

Publications:  Short stories and articles in newspapers and magazines;

Special Interests:  Protection of ecology and environment;

Sports and Clubs:  Office Bearer, District Atheletic Association for more than 4 years; established cultural and literary clubs;

Social Activities:  To fight against untouchability and drinking; improvement of health and sanitation; promotion of education among tribals and Harijans; drought-relief work in Kalahandi, Bolangir and Sambalpur districts of Orissa;

Other Information:  Launched the ‘Save Gandhamardan Movement’ to protect the ecology of Gandhamardan hill-range against the plans to set up BALCO; Stage Artist during college days; Secy. Genl. All-India University Employees Confederation since 1977; National Secretary and one of the founder members of Hind Mazdoor Kisan Panchayat; led a number of farmers’ movements in Sambalpur, Founder-Convener, Orissa Krishak Mahasangh at the State level;

Address:  Deheripali, P.O. Budharaja, District Sambalpur, Orissa 768004.

*Now non-existent as it was submerged under the Hirakud Dam.

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