Biren Mitra

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Biren Mitra
4th Chief Minister of Odisha
In office
2 October 1963 – 21 February 1965
Preceded byBiju Pattanaik
Succeeded bySadashiva Tripathy
ConstituencyCuttack City[1]
Personal details
Born(1917-11-26)26 November 1917
Cuttack, British India
Died25 May 1978(1978-05-25) (aged 60)
Political partyIndian National Congress
Spouse(s)Iswarama Mitra

Biren Mitra (26 November 1917 – 25 May 1978) was an Indian politician, a leader of the Indian National Congress and the Chief Minister of Odisha from 2 October 1963 to 21 February 1965.[2][3][4]

The Biren Mitra Park located at Sector-11 of CDA in Cuttack has been named in his honour.


  1. ^ "Statistical report general election, 1961 the legislative assembly Orissa" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  2. ^ James Manor (1994). Nehru to the Nineties: The Changing Office of Prime Minister in India. C. Hurst & Co. Publishers. pp. 28–. ISBN 978-1-85065-180-2. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  3. ^ "Naveen Patnaik first to occupy Odisha Chief Minister's chair four times in a row". The Economic Times. 21 May 2014. Retrieved 25 May 2018.
  4. ^ "Life History of Shri Biren Mitra". Biren Mitra Foundation. Retrieved 25 May 2018.

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Preceded by
Biju Patnaik
Chief Minister of Odisha
2 October 1963–21 February 1965
Succeeded by
Sadashiva Tripathy