Pinaki Misra (born 23 October 1959) is an Indian politician from the Biju Janata Dal party; he is the current Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha from Puri. In 1996 he contested as the Congress candidate for Puri Lok Sabha seat and won over Braja Kishore Tripathy, the then Puri MP and Union Minister. During the 2019 General Election, Pinaki Misra defeated BJP firebrand spokesperson Dr. Sambit Patra from the Puri Constituency. He is a Senior Advocate in the Supreme Court of India and has fought cases in nearly all High Courts in India and major Tribunals in India.
|Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha|
|Assumed office |
|Preceded by||Braja Kishore Tripathy|
|Born||23 October 1959|
Puri, Odisha, India
|Political party||Biju Janata Dal|
|Indian National Congress|
|Education||Faculty of Law, University of Delhi|
The list of positions held chronologically listed is as follows.
|1996||Elected to 11th Lok Sabha|
|1996 - 97||Member, Standing Committee on External Affairs|
|2009||Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)|
|31 Aug. 2009-2011||Member, Standing Committee on External Affairs|
|23 Sep. 2009||Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation|
|2009 - May, 2014||Member, Standing Committee on Civil Aviation|
|2009 - May, 2014||Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Law & Justice|
|2011 - May, 2014||Member, Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice|
|May, 2014||Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (3rd term)|
|1 Sep. 2014- 25 May 2019||Chairperson, Standing Committee on Urban Development
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence
|29 Jan. 2015 - 25 May 2019||Member, General Purposes Committee|
|May, 2019||Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (4th term)|
|20 June 2019 onwards||Member, Business Advisory Committee|
|13 Sept. 2019 onwards||Member, Standing Committee on Finance|
|09 Oct. 2019 onwards||Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation|
|15 Oct. 2019 onwards||Leader, Biju Janata Dal Legislature Party in Lok Sabha|
|21 Nov. 2019 onwards||Member, General Purposes Committee, Lok Sabha
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Electronics and Information & Technology, Ministry of Communications
- Indian general election, 2019 (Odisha)
- Indian general election, 2014 (Odisha)
- Indian general election, 2009 (Odisha)
- "Profile of Members". Government of India. Archived from the original on 4 December 2011. Retrieved 12 March 2012.
- Mishra, Bibhuti. "I am disgusted with politics". Sify. Retrieved 27 January 2015.
- "Pinaki Mishra: Age, Biography, Education, Wife, Caste, Net Worth & More - Oneindia". www.oneindia.com. Retrieved 6 May 2020.
- "Pinaki Misra Biography". www.oneindia.com.
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