Hemananda Biswal

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Hemananda Biswal
ହେମାନନ୍ଦ ବିଶ୍ୱାଳ
12th Chief Minister of Odisha
In office
6 December 1999 – 5 March 2000
Preceded byGiridhar Gamang
Succeeded byNaveen Patnaik
In office
7 December 1989 – 5 March 1990
Preceded byJanaki Ballabh Pattanaik
Succeeded byBiju Patnaik
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
Preceded byJual Oram
Succeeded byJual Oram
Personal details
Born (1939-12-01) 1 December 1939 (age 79)
Thakurpada, Jharsuguda District, Odisha, British India
Political partyIndian National Congress
Spouse(s)Urmila Biswal
ChildrenSabita, Sanjukta, Manjulata, Sunita and Amita
As of 3 June, 2009
Source: [1]

Hemananda Biswal (born 1 December 1939) is a leader of the Indian National Congress, and a former Chief Minister of Odisha, who was in office from 7 December 1989 to 5 March 1990 and again from 6 December 1999 to 5 March 2000; and was again elected as an MP from Sundergarh in 2009. He is the first Tribal chief Minister of Odisha.[1][2][3][4]

Early Life[edit]

His Father's Name was Late Shri Basudev Biswal and Mother's Name was Late Smt. Trimani Biswal. He was born on 01 December 1939 on Vill. Thakurpada, Distt. Jharsuguda (Orissa). He was married with Smt. Urmila Biswal and blessed with 5 Daughters.

Educational Qualifications[edit]

He did Intermediate From Government College, Sundargarh. By Profession he is an Agriculturist.

Positions Held[edit]

1. 1967-71Chairman, Kirmira Panchayat Samiti

2. From 1974 to 1977 and from 1980 to 2004 he was worked as a Member of Orissa Legislative Assembly (6 terms)

3. 1980-81 Member, Committee on Public Accounts

4. 1982-83 Chairman, Committee on Public Undertakings

5. 1984-85 Member, Amenities Committee

6. 1985-1986 Minister of State, Health & Family Welfare (Oddisa Government)

7. 1987-88 Member, Committee on Petitions

8. 1989-90 Leader of House, Orissa State Legislative Assembly

Member, Select Committee on the Orissa Prevention of Anti-Social, Communal and others Dangerous Activities Bill Chief Minister, Orissa 1990-92 Member, House Committee on Linguistic Minorities 1991-92 Member, Library Committee 1992-93 Member, Subject Committee on Rural Development 1992-1995 Member, Amenities Committee From 1995 to 1998 he worked as a Deputy Chief Minister (Minister in-Charge of Panchayati Raj, Housing and Public Grievances and Pension Administration) in Orissa Government. 1999-2000 Leader of House, Orissa state Legislative Assembly Deputy Chief Minister, Orissa Chief Minister, Orissa 2001-2004 Member, Committee on Previleges 2002-2004 Member, House Committee on Rehabilitation 2009 Elected to 15th Lok Sabha Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Coal Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation Member, General Purposes Committee 6 Aug. 2009 Member, Committee on Public Undertakings 31 Aug. 2009 Chairman, Committee on Labour 1 May 2010 Member, Committee on Public Undertakings

Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments Associated with many literary and cultural organization of Orissa and Patron of organisation working for restoration of Tribal art and culture in Western Orissa; and Founder President, Dhauli College of Arts and Crafts, Bhubaneswar, Orissa

Social And Cultural Activities Chief Patron, TYAGA, Burla, Sambalpur; organizer of Yuvak Sangha, Tribal Welfare Sangha, atheletics association, drama association and educational institutions; participated in plays as an actor during school and college career

Special Interests Reading books, magazines and biography

Favourite Pastime and Recreation Gardening, photography, travelling and games

Sports and Clubs Football, javelin throw, badminton and volleyball

Other Information President (i) Orissa Pradesh Congress Committee, 1998-1999; (ii) Orissa State Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe Legislative Coordination Council, BBSR; (iii) Orissa Adivasi Mangala Samiti, Bhubaneswar; (iv) Dhauli College of Arts and Crafts, Bhubaneswar, Orissa; and (v) Dr. B.R. Ambedkar College of Technology, Dumduma, Bhubaneswar, Orissa; President Governing Body (i) S.M.P. College, Kirmira, Jharsuguda, Orissa; (ii) P.S. College, Laikera, Jharsuguda, Orissa; (iii) P.S. College, Kolabira, Jharsuguda, Orissa; (iv) P.S. College, Bhatlaida, Jharsuguda, Orissa; and (v) Arda College, Arda, Jharsuguda, Orissa;Vice President, Jharsuguda Land Development Bank from 1968-1974; Special Invitee (i) CWC, AICC, 2004; and (ii) House Committee on Sareikela and Kharsuan; Advisor, Rajiv Gandhi Panchayati Raj Sangathan, Orissa State Committee, Bhubaneswar; Founder Member, Governing Body of L.N. College, Jharsuguda, Orissa; and Member Indian Parliamentary Group, Orissa Chapter


  1. ^ Dr. Smita Nayak (1 March 2016). Whither Women: A Shift from Endowment to Empowerment. EduPedia Publications (P) Ltd. pp. 160–. ISBN 978-1-5237-2411-6. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
  2. ^ Philip Oldenburg (17 September 2016). India Briefing: 2001. Taylor & Francis. pp. 212–. ISBN 978-1-315-29119-2. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
  3. ^ S. P. Agrawal; J. C. Aggarwal (1990). Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha Elections, 1989-1990: Process and Result with Comparative Study of Manifestoes. Concept Publishing Company. pp. 205–. ISBN 978-81-7022-314-6. Retrieved 2 November 2017.
  4. ^ "Odisha Congress 'overlooked' in Cabinet rejig, Hemananda Biswal angry". Rajaram Satapathy. Times of India. 19 June 2013. Retrieved 2 November 2017.

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Preceded by
Janaki Ballabh Pattanaik(1st term)
Giridhar Gamang(2nd term)
Chief Minister of Odisha
7 December 1989 to 5 March 1990 (1st term)
6 December 1999 to 5 March 2000 (2nd term)
Succeeded by
Biju Patnaik(1st term)
Naveen Patnaik(2nd term)