Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Sahu, Shri Chandra Sekhar
Constituency   : Berhampur (Odisha)
Party Name     : Biju Janata Dal(BJD)
Email Address : sureshchandrasec[AT]gmail[DOT]com

Father's Name Late Shri Bipra Charan Sahu
Mother's Name Late Smt. Annapurna Sahu
Date of Birth 07 Jul 1950
Place of Birth Berhampur Distt. Ganjam (Orissa)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 01 Mar 1979
Spouse's Name Smt. Leela Sahu
No.of Daughters 3
B. Sc. (Hons.) LL B.
Educated at Khalikot College, Berhampur University, (Orissa)
Profession Advocate
Social Worker
Permanent Address
Bejipur Main Road, Berhampur,
Distt. Ganjam, Orissa-760003
Tels. (0680) 2202119,
09437012119 (M)
Present Address
A - 5, Sindhu Apartment,
MS Flats, B.K.S. Marg,
New Delhi-110001
Positions Held
Member, Pradesh Congress Committee (PCC), Orissa
1979-83 Member, All India Congress Committee (AICC) Corporator, Berhampur Municipal Council
1980-90 President, Congress Berhampur, Orissa
1984-1986 and 1992-1995 Mayor, Berhampur
1984-87 & 1992-95 Chairman, Berhampur Municipal Council
1997 onwards General Secretary, Orissa Pradesh Congress Committee
2004 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
Member, Committee on Information Technology
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways
29 January 2006-23 October 2006 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Labour & Employment
24 October 2006 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Rural Development
May, 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
13 Sept. 2019 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas
09 Oct. 2019 onwards Member, Committee on Government Assurances
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Power and Ministry of New and Renewable Energy

Social And Cultural Activities
President, Kalua Natya Kala Parishad and Trustee Member, Lord Jagannath Temple, Berhampur; associated with many social, cultural and educational institution in different capacities
Special Interests
Public Service
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading and playing
Sports and Clubs
Hockey, running and jumping; Vice President, Ganjam District Athletic Association and also its life member; Treasurer, Vice-President, Athletic Association
Other Information
President, (i) Khalikote College Students` Union 1971-72 (ii) Lingaraj Law College Students Union, 1972-73; and (iii) Berhampur Unit Youth Hostel Association of India; General Secretary, (i) Khalikote College Students` Union, 1969; (ii) Berhampur University Students Council, 1971-72 and 1972-73; Member, (i) Senate, Berhampur University 1976; and (ii) Syndicate Berhampur University, 1980

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