Mohan Jena

Mohan Jena

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Mohan Jena is 67 years old Loksabha MP, elected from of state as a member of Party. Mohan Jena was born to Late Gokuli Jena & Late Gelharani Jena and is married to Smt. Harapriya Panigrahi. He/She has 1 daughter(s)

Background information of Mohan Jena:

Grassroots politician. An influential Dalit leader, Jena started his political career as a student leader. He was the first Dalit to be elected President of the Student Union at Utkal University in Bhubaneshwar. He then became General Secretaray of the Yuva Janta Dal in Orissa, and slowly rose in the ranks within the state political structure.

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Member,(i) Indian Parliamentary Group, and (ii) Scheduled Castes Welfare Advisory Board, Government of Orissa
was elected the President of Utkal University Student`s Union, Vani Vihar, Orissa, Bhubaneswar in 1982 -1983
is the only dalit to occupy this highest post in 60 years of the University`s history
Organiser, Leader, Secretary, All India Democratic Students Organisation, Orissa State Unit, 1977-91
Co-convenor, All Orissa Student`s Action Committee, 1981and 1984 and led these two historic student movements
organised relief camps for the flood victims and cyclone victims in 1982, 1992, 2001 and 2002 and Super Cyclone of Orissa in 1999
Convenor of the movements for Secular, Scientific and Democratic Education and Universalisation of Primary Education in the Year 1986
One of the convenors, Committee for Protection of Democratic Rights Secularism(C.P.D.R.S.) on Human Rights Issues in the 1984
organised a State Level Social Justice Convention for SCs, STs, Backwards and Minorities in the year 1988
led state level cycle rally from State Capital Bhubaneswar to seashore of Baliapal, against Missile Base at Baliapal, Orissa, in 1988
Organised Communal Harmony Convention after Gujarat massacre in the year 2003
President, Orissa Association for the Blind 2004 onwards
participated in (i) Dalit Swadhikar Rally (Kolkata to Mumbai) organised by NCDHR in 2003 and (ii) 4th World Social Forum against Globalisation, War and Racism at Mumbai on 2-9 January, 2004
Founder President of ` Paribesh Suraksha Abhiyan` to create awareness and protect environment since 2007
founderof `Gargi Mohotsva` a festival to protect hills, forests etc.
Founder ` Santha Bhim Bhoi Pathagar`
President` Project Swaraj` an NGO involved in the field of drug deaddiction and empowerment of women
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Assets ( In Rupees) More than 30 Lac(s)
Profession ,,
Education post_graduate
Permanent Address At. Sasansima, P.O. Dhanmandal,,Distt. Jajpur - 754 024,Orissa
Delhi Address 200, North Avenue, New Delhi -110 001
Mobile 9868180198,9437066156
Phone 011- 23093518,011-23093309,06725-221960,,06725-2421805,0674-2588349
Fax 0674-24218060
Email address
1992 - 1994 General Secretary, Yuva Janata Dal, Orissa
1994 - 1998 Secretary, Janata Dal, Orissa State Unit
2004 State Executive Body Member, BJD, Orissa
2004 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha;Member, Committee on Government Assurances
;Member, Joint Committee on Offices of Profit;Member, Committee on Rural Development;Member, Parliamentary Forum for Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes;Member, Hindi Salahakar Samiti, Ministry of Power;Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment
5 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Energy
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment
23 Sep. 2009 Member, Committee on Government Assurances;Member, Consultsative Committee on Water Resources
Publisher of " Pragatisila Patrika Adhikar" fortnightly newspaper in Oriya Language
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