Pratap Chandra Sarangi Biography – Journey from a Kutcha house to the Minister in the Indian Government!
Pratap Chandra Sarangi was born on January 04, 1995, 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 from Kailash Chandra High School, Nilgiri, Orissa. In 1975, he completed his B.A. Degree from Fakir Mohan College, under Utkal University.
Sarangi was interested in spiritual things since his childhood. Even during the time he was pursuing his degree, he went to the Ramakrishna Math to become a monk. But the members of the math came to know that his mother is still alive and suggested that he should take care of his mother rather than becoming a monk.
So, he returned to his village, Gopinathpur, and started doing social work which eventually leads him into politics.
Pratap Chandra Sarangi Biography:
|PC Sarangi's Profile|
|Full Name||Pratap Chandra Sarangi|
|Date of Birth||January 04, 1955|
|Age||65 Years (in 2020)|
|Zodiac/Sun Sign||Not Known|
|Birth Place||Gopinathpur, Balasore, Odisha|
|College||Fakir Mohan College Balasore In Utkal University|
|Family & Relationships|
|Father||Gobinda Chandra Sarangi|
|Profession||Social Worker And Politicians|
|Party||Bharatiya 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 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 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 tribal villages of Orissa.
- He spends his pension for 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 G
Q1: What is the age of Sarangi?
Ans: 65 years ( in 2020)
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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