Bhartruhari Mahtab

Bhartruhari Mahtab

Constituency: Cuttack

Party: Biju Janata Dal

Father's Name: Dr. Harekrushna Mahtab

Mother's Name: Smt. Subhadra Mahtab

Birth Place: Agarpara, Distt. Bhadrak (Orissa)

Spouse Name: Smt. Mahasweta Mahtab



State Name: Odisha

Permanent Address: Beharibag, Chandini Chowk,Cuttack - 753 002, OdishaTels. : (0671) 2507568, 2508003, Fax : (0671) 2508001

Present Address: AB-94, Shahjahan Road,New Delhi - 110 011Tels. : (011) 23782589, 23782742,

Email Id: bhartruhari[dot]mahtab[at]gmail[dot]com bmahtab[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in

Education Qualifications: M.A. (English) Educated at Utkal University, Odisha

Countries Visited: Widely travelled; attended UN Summits at Copenhagen in Denmark and Rome in Italy; and 50<sup>th</sup> Anniversary of UN at New York in U.S.A.; visited U.S.A. through USIS; accompanied Prime Minister during his visit to Iran, Russia, Senegal, Tunisia and Venezuela; attended IX<sup>th</sup> and XI<sup>th</sup> NAM Conferences at Belgrade in Yugoslavia in 1989 and Cartegena in Columbia in 1995; and attended 52<sup>nd</sup> UNGA (United Nations General Assembly) in October 1998 as unofficial Member for two weeks representing Indian Mission in U.N.; visited Mexico as Member of Indian Parliamentary Delegation in May 2001; attended special session of UN for Children, as a member of Indian Parliamentary Delegation in May 2002; also attended 56<sup>th</sup>, 57<sup>th</sup> and 58<sup>th</sup> UN General Assembly as an unofficial delegate for two weeks representing Indian Mission in United Nations in October 2002, October 2003 and November 2004 respectively; participated in Commonwealth Parliamentary Union Workshop on "Right to Information" at Accra (Ghana) in July 2004; attended CPU at Fiji in Sept. 2007 as Indian Parliamentary Delegate; and attended IPU in Zeneva, Sept. 2008 as Indian Delegate; attended the 64<sup>th</sup> UNGA as an unofficial Indian delegate representing Indian Mission in United Nations; in Oct. 2009; led Indian Parliamentary Delegation to Dhaka to attend CPU-World Bank Institute sponsored Role of Public Accounts Committee in SAARC Countries in Nov. 2009; attended Climate Change Summit as Indian Delegate at Copenhagen in Dec. 2009. ; Member (i) Delegate France, Switzerland in 2010,(ii) Japan in 2011; (iii) New Zealand on Goodwill Mission in 2012 with Hon`ble Speaker, Lok Sabha; (iv) Member Parliamentary Delegate Australia, 2013; Led Indian Parliamentary Team to London to attend Commonwealth Countries` Oversight Committee workshop in 2013; Turkmenistan, Armenia on Goodwill Mission in 2014; (v) Vietnam with Hon`ble President of India 2014; Led Indian Parliamentary Delegation to WTO Conference, Geneva, 2015; Attended 70th Regular Session of UN General Assembly and Security Council Session in New York(USA) in September 2015; Attended 6th Westminster Workshop, Parliamentary Financial Oversight of Aid Effectiveness in House of Parliament in London( UK) in July, 2016; Member of Goodwill Delegation of Parliamentarians to Portugal and Spain in October, 2016; Indian Delegate represented India in Asian Parliamentary Assembly(APA) in Abu Dhabi(UAE), May 2017; Member of Goodwill Delegation of Parliamentarians to Sweden, Norway and Israel in June, 2017; Attended United Nations General Assembly in New York(USA in October, 2017; Attended Asian Parliamentary Assembly in Istanbul, Turkey in November, 2017; Accompanied Government Delegation to attend 11th Vishwa Hindi Sammelan in Mauritius in August, 2018; Represented India in Asian Parliamentary Assembly(APA) at Baghdad (Iraq) in September, 2019

OTHER INFO: Actively participated in the All India Freedom Fighters Samiti; Head, Youth Wing of All India Freedom Fighters Samiti; and Chief Whip, Biju Janata Dal Parliamentary Party, 2004; Leader BJD Parliamentary Party in Lok Sabha, since 2014; Leader BJD Parliamentary Party in Lok Sabha, 2014-2019; Received Outstanding Parliamentarian Award for 2017 from Hon`ble President of India on 1st August, 2018

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