Shri Biren Mitra

Ex Chief Minster of Odisha, Biren Mitra
Shri Biren Mitra, the Ex-Chief Minister of Orissa was born on 26th November of 1917 to father Bipin Behari Mitra at Banalisahi of Cuttack. He was an excellent student leader who keeps interests in philanthropic activities. Graduated in Arts and Law from Ravenshaw College he married to Shrimati Iswarama Mitra. He jailed in the year 1939 while leading the medical student’s strike and in 1942 in Berhampur Jail while participating in Quit India Movement.

He is father of two sons and one daughter. He accepted and opted Inter-caste marriage system in the society. He took exceptional role in Peasant and Labor Movement. He elected to Orissa Legislative Assembly four times in 1952, 1957, 1961 and in the year 1967 from Cuttack Constituency. On 02-10-1963 he became Chief Minister of Orissa; however on 21-02-1965 he resigned from the position. 

Shri Biren Mitra breathed last on his on 25th May 1978 at SCB Medical College & Hospital at Cuttack.

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