Arkesh Singh Deo

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Arkesh Singh Deo
ଅର୍କେଶ୍ ସିଂହଦେଓ
Arkesh Singh Deo, Nov 2013.jpg
Born (1986-01-15) 15 January 1986 (age 31)
Residence Sailashree Palace, Bolangir, Orissa
Nationality Indian
Alma mater Doon School Dehradun , St. Stephen's College, Delhi
Height 1.90 m (6 ft 3 in)
Political party Biju Janata Dal

Arkesh Singh Deo (Oriya: ଅର୍କେଶ୍ ସିଂହଦେଓ ; born 15 January 1986) is an Indian politician from Odisha and a leader of the Biju Janata Dal political party.[1] Arkesh Singh Deo is the youngest son of Bolangir MLA Ananga Udaya Singh Deo and great grandson of Odisha's former chief minister Rajendra Narayan Singh Deo. His elder brother Kalikesh Narayan Singh Deo is also an Indian politician from Odisha and a member of the 15th Lok Sabha, representing Bolangir constituency in Odisha.[2]

Early life[edit]

Arkesh Singh Deo was born to politician Ananga Udaya Singh Deo and Smt. Vijaya Laxmi Devi. He attended The Doon School, Dehradun. His grandfather, Maharaja Rajendra Narayan Singh Deo (31 March 1912 – 23 February 1975) was an Indian politician and the last ruler of the princely state of Patna in Odisha before Indian independence in 1947 and was also the Chief Minister of Orissa from 1967 to 1971.[3]

Arkesh Singh Deo with father Ananga Udaya Singh Deo and Odisha chief minister Naveen Patnaik at an election rally

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Arkesh Singh Deo - Political Baptism
  2. ^ "Lok Sabha". 2012. Retrieved 27 March 2012. Fifteenth Lok Sabha Members Bioprofile 
  3. ^ "Bio - Data of Chief Ministers of Orissa" (PDF). Orissa Reference Manual - 2004. pp. 192–3. Archived from the original (PDF) on 25 May 2010. Retrieved 21 May 2010.