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Dharmendra Pradhan

Bharatiya Janata Party

Basic Info

About,Dharmendra Pradhan

Dharmendra Pradhan (Born on 26 June 1969),is a BJP leader, and the current Minister of State (with Independent charge) for Petroleum and Natural Gas in the Narendra Modi-led NDA Government. He was elected to the Rajya Sabha in March 2012 from Bihar state.

Education & Background

He completed his  M.A.(Anthropology), from Utkal University Bhubaneswar. He is the son of former BJP MP Dr. Debendra Pradhan.

Personal Life

Dharmendra Pradhan got married to Mridula Pradhan,He has 2 Children.

Political Career

Dharmendra Pradhan As Politician

Pradhan was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. He represented the Deogarh constituency of Odisha. Shri Dharmendra Pradhan was also a member of 12th Assembly of Odisha (2000 - 2004) elected from Pallalhara constituency. He is a member of RSS and BJP.
Dharmendra Pradhan is the next Chief Ministerial face from Odisha for BJP in upcoming 2019 election and he is actively voicing on several issues in Odisha. Under his watch BJP thrashed Congress in Panchayat Election and giving level playing competition to the ruling BJD but lost the Panchayat election to the ruling party.
Pradhan is a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). In addition to being a General Secretary, he was assigned additional responsibility to look after the party activities in Jharkhand in August 2011. Dharmendra Pradhan is close confident of BJP party President Amit Shah and he was the one of the Chief Architect for the victory of the BJP in 2017 Uttar Pradesh election. 

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