Srikant Kumar Jena

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Srikant Kumar Jena
Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Chemicals & Fertilizers & Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation
Succeeded by Nihalchand Meghwal
Constituency Balasore, Odisha
Personal details
Born (1950-06-18) 18 June 1950 (age 66)
Jajpur, Odisha, India
Nationality Indian
Political party Indian National Congress
Spouse(s) Subrata Jena
Children One son, one daughter
Residence New Delhi, India
Religion Hindu
As of 15 January, 2012

Srikant Kumar Jena (born 18 June 1950), is an Indian politician hailing from Ratnagiri, Distt. Jajpur, Odisha. He is the former Minister of State(Independent charge) in the Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Statistics & Programme Implementation[1][2][3] [4] He represents the Balasore parliamentary constituency in the 15th Lok Sabha.

He had been elected as MLA in Odisha Legislative Assembly, three times between 1977 and 1989. In 1979-80, he held the post of Minister of State, Industry and Urban Development, Govt. of Odisha. He got elected to Lok Sabha for the first time in 1989 and then subsequently three more times to 10th Lok Sabha, 11th Lok Sabha and 15th Lok Sabha in 1991, 1996 and 2001 respectively.[5] Before joining Indian National Congress, he was party member of Janata Dal.

He did his B.A. from at Kendrapara College, Utkal University, Bhubaneswar, Odisha.

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