Kamakhya Prasad Singh Deo

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Brig. K P Singh Deo, AVSM
କାମାକ୍ଷା ପ୍ରସାଦ ସିଂହଦେଓ
Member: Rajya Sabha and 4th, 7th, 8th, 10th, 11th & 13th Lok Sabha
Personal details
Born (1941-08-06) 6 August 1941 (age 77)
Kolkata, West Bengal
Political partyIndian National Congress
Spouse(s)Krishna Devi
Children2 son and 3 daughters
As of 17 May, 2012
Source: [1]

Kamakhya Prasad Singh Deo (born 6 August 1941), the scion of Dhenkanal, was a member of the 4th, 7th, 8th, 10th, 11th and 13th Lok Sabha of India. He was first elected to Lok Sabha in 1967 representing Swatantra Party.[1] He represented the Dhenkanal constituency of Odisha and is a member of the Indian National Congress (Congress) political party. He was the president of the Orissa Pradesh Congress Committee.[2][3]

He was commissioned into Territorial Army in 1971 and was awarded Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM) in 1994.[4][5] He was ADC to the President of India.[6]. He is participating in the General Election 2019 as Dhenkanal candidate for the Indian National Congress.


  1. ^ "news.outlookindia.com". news.outlookindia.com. 2012. Retrieved 17 May 2012. Singh Deo had won the Dhenkanal seat on Swatantra party ticket first time in 1967
  2. ^ "K P Singh Deo is new Orissa Cong chief, Patnaik in CWC - Indian Express". indianexpress.com. 2012. Retrieved 17 May 2012. Singh Deo replaced Jaydev Jena, who also resigned on January 24, as the Orissa Pradesh Congress Committee chief
  3. ^ "The Telegraph - Calcutta (Kolkata) | Odisha | 'I don't question my commander'". telegraphindia.com. Calcutta, India. 16 April 2011. Retrieved 17 May 2012. Kamakhya Prasad Singh Deo is the president of the Odisha Pradesh Congress Committee
  4. ^ ":: Welcome to Purple Beret". purpleberet.com. 2012. Retrieved 17 May 2012. As a Lieutenant Colonel, he was awarded Ati Vishisht Seva Medal in 1994
  5. ^ "Territorial Army to ease training to tempt specialists | StratPost". stratpost.com. 2012. Retrieved 17 May 2012. Brigadier KP Singh Deo served in the TA and was also awarded the Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM).
  6. ^ "On a Winning Spree". mod.nic.in. 2002. Retrieved 17 May 2012. Brig KP Singh Deo and Brig PS Rathore have been ADCs to the President of India

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