Shrimati Nandini Satapathy

Shrimati Nandini Satapathy, Nandini Satapathy, Chief Minister of Orissa, Odia Poet
Shrimati Nandini Satapathy, the ex-Chief Minister Odisha was born on 9th June of 1931 to Padma Bhusan Shri Kalindi Charan Panigrahi at Pithapur of Cuttack district. Graduated and Master in Arts, she married to Shri Devendra Satapathy. She was associated completely with several social and cultural activities in her life. She is the editor of Odia monthly ‘Kalana’ and published Hindi short stories ‘Janapath’. She took leadership in many activities, organizations, and social works in her life. She became Chief Minister of Orissa from 14th June 1972 to 3rd March 1973 and again from 6th March 1974 to 16th December 1976.


Biography of Shrimati Nandini Satapathy:

  • 1948-1949: She became Secretary of Girl’s Students Association;
  • 1958: Formed Orissa Women’s Relief Committee and was the Secretary;
  • 1962, April; Elected to Rajya Sabha;
  • 1966, January 29th: Appointed as Dy. Minster of Information and Broadcasting;
  • 1968, April: Elected to Rajya Sabha;
  • 1968, October: She was the member of Board of Director to International Centre of Film for Children and Young People held in Paris;
  • She was also a member of Working Committee of A.I.C.C.; and also a member of Advisory Council, of Youth Congress;
  • 1969, 14th February: Appointed as Dy. Minister to Prime Minister;
  • 1970, 26th June: Became Minster of State;
  • 1977: Elected to Orissa Legislative from Dhenkanal;   
  • 1980: Elected to Orissa Legislative from Dhenkanal;

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