Pratap Chandra Sarangi Biography, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Net Worth & Facts

Pratap Chandra Sarangi Biography – Journey from a Kutcha house to the Minister in the Indian Government!

Family Background of Pratap Sarangi:

Pratap Chandra Sarangi was born on January 04, 1955, in Balasore, Odhisa. His father’s name is late Gobinda Chandra Sarangi. His mother’s name is not known and, she died in the year 2018.


He did his schooling at Kailash Chandra High School, Nilgiri, Orissa. In 1975, he completed his B.A. Degree from Fakir Mohan College, under Utkal University.

Early Life:

Sarangi has been interested in spiritual things since his childhood. Even when he was pursuing his degree, he went to the Ramakrishna Math to become a monk. But the math members came to know that his mother was still alive and asked him to take care of his mother rather than becoming a monk.

Pratap Chandra Sarangi early life

So, he returned to his village, Gopinathpur, and started doing social work, eventually leading him to politics.

Pratap Chandra Sarangi Biography:

PC Sarangi’s Profile
Personal Life
Full NamePratap Chandra Sarangi
NicknameNot known
Date of BirthJanuary 04, 1955
Age69 years 1 months (in May, 2024)
Zodiac/Sun SignNot Known
Birth PlaceGopinathpur, Balasore, Odisha
SchoolNot Known
CollegeFakir Mohan College Balasore In Utkal University
Physical Stats
Height5 ft.
WeightNot known
Hair ColorGray
Eye ColorBlack
Family & Relationships
FatherGobinda Chandra Sarangi
Not Known
SiblingsNot known
Marital StatusUnmarried
ProfessionSocial Worker And Politicians
PartyBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

Political Career of Sarangi:

He started as a volunteer of RSS (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh) and other organizations like VHP (Vishwa Hindu Parishad) and Bajrang Dal. Later, he became the Clerk in the Nilgiri College.


In 2004, he contested the Odhisa Assembly Elections and won the seat from the Nilgiri constituency on BJP’s ticket. In 2009, he again won the assembly elections from the same constituency but this time as an Independent candidate.


Then, in 2014, he contested the Indian general election (Lok Sabha Election) from the Balasore constituency but lost to BJD’s (Biju Janata Dal) candidate Rabindra Kumar Jena by a margin of 141,825 votes.

In the next Lok Sabha election, in 2019, he contested as a BJP candidate from the same constituency against the same competitor, RK Jena, but won this time with a margin of 12,956 votes.


Later, on May 31, 2019, he became Minister of State (MOS) for MSME (Micro, Small and, Medium Enterprises) and Animal Husbandry, Dairying, and Fisheries.

Facts about Pratap Chandra Sarangi:

  • He opened many schools in the tribal villages of Orissa.
  • He spends his pension supporting the poor children in his area.
  • For his campaigning, he used to travel by his cycle.
  • He lives in a Kutcha house in his village.
  • Sarangi is also known as Odhisa’s Modi.

Frequently asked questions on Google:

Q1: What is the age of Sarangi?

Ans: 69 years 4 months (in May, 2024)

Q2: What is the net worth of Pratap Chandra Sarangi?

Ans: As per his self-declared affidavit in 2019, he has assets of around 13 lakh rupees.

Q3: What is the education qualification of Sarangi?

Ans: He is a Graduate.

Q4: Where is the hometown of Pratap Chandra Sarangi?

Ans: In the village of Gopinathpur, Nilagiri, Balasore, Odhisa.

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