Fourteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Swain, Shri M.A. Kharabela
Constituency   : Balasore (Odisha)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Email Address : makswain[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

 
Father's Name Late Shri Pitambar Swain
Mother's Name Smt. Saraswati Swain
Date of Birth 25 Oct 1953
Place of Birth Arasa, Distt. Bhadrak (Orissa)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 04 May 1984
Spouse's Name Smt. Kalpana Swain
No. of Sons 1
Educational
Qualifications
M.A. (Political Science) and M.A. (Oriya)
Educated at Utkal University, Bhubaneswar (Orissa)
Profession Artist
Civil Servant, Journalist
Permanent Address
Angargadia, Balasore- 756 001
(Orissa)
(06782)260934,266934
Fax (06782) 263393
Present Address
166, North Avenue,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23092122, 23094216, 9868180304 (M)
Positions Held
1998 Elected to 12th Lok Sabha
1998-99 Member, Committee on Railways
Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1999-2000 Member, Rules Committee
Member, Committee on Finance
Member, Joint Committee on Offices of Profit
Member, Joint Committee on Patents Amendment Bill, 1999
Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Stock Market Scam
1999-2003 Whip, Bharatiya Janata Party, Lok Sabha
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs
2002-2004 Member, Business Advisory Committee
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 3rd term)
Member, Committee on Finance
Member, Business Advisory Committee
Member, Committee on Estimates
Member, Rules Committee
Member, Consulative Committee, Ministry of Defence
2005 Deputy Chief Whip, B.J.P., Lok Sabha
5 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Finance
1 May 2008 Member, Committee on Public Accounts


Books Published
(i) Anya Loka Anya Ilaka and (ii) Babu Aasithile (Short Stories Collections)
 
Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Contributed short stories and literary essays in several prominent Oriya literary magazines; published and edited weekly newspaper—The Bishesha Khabar; and President and Secretary of a number of literary organisations
 
Social And Cultural Activities
Associated with several social organizations; scripted several dramas which were staged in various parts of India ; acting in stage plays
 
Special Interests
Reading books and magazines, intellectual discussions and writing
 
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Listening to music and cultural activities; writing eassays and columns for Oriya newspapers and magazines
 
Sports and Clubs
Played cricket, badminton and table tennis at club level
 
Countries Visited
Belgium, China, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, Namibia, South Africa, Switzerland and U.S.A.; attended the (i) Fifth Ministerial Conference, WTO, Cancun, Mexico, 2003 and (ii) 58th General Assembly of UNO, 2003
 
Other Information
Director, Indian Council of World Affairs, 2002; Convener, All Party Indo-Tibetan Parliamentary Forum; Member, (i) Council of Indian Institutes of Technology, 1998-99 (ii) Steering Committee, Parliamentary Forum on W.T.O. Geneva, 2001-2003


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