Biju Patnaik Biography, Photos, Achievements, Contribution To Odisha

Biju pattnaik

Hii Friends, The Legend of Odisha Biju Patnaik who is also known as The Tall Man, I am going to write the Biju Patnaik Biography, Family photos, Achievements and Contribution To Odisha. How many word if write about the legendary person of Odisha and India also that mark as few.

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Full Name Of Biju Patnaik

Biju Patnaik’s full name is Bijayananda Patnaik, He was born in 5 March 1916 at Asika, Odisha. The Parents name was Lakshminarayan and Ashalata Patnaik. Who are the Father and Mother of Biju Patnaik. He was also two time Chief Minister Of Odisha and he always try to grow Odisha.

Education Of Biju Patnaik

Biju Patnaik Education at their time was considered as higher educated, His First education as primary school completed in Mission Primary School and Mission Christ collegiate of Cuttack. In he got admitted in the famous university of Odisha Ravenshaw University. He was a good sports person in football, Hockey, Cricket team in the university and also played as the Captain.

In the time when he was in university, he dropped his study because his interest in aviation he dropped out and trained as a pilot.

Biju Patnaik Pilot Carrier

In Later days Mr. Patnaik started his pilot carrier from private air lines. But In the time when Second World War started he joined Royal Indian Air Force and eventually becoming head of air transport command.

Politics Carrier Of Biju Babu

When he was in the Royal Indian Air Force he attracted into nationality politics of India. Then he fight for India Freedom and finally join in National Congress. Biju Patnaik met with Jawaharlal Nehru during his participation in Indian freedom struggle and became one of his trusted friends

Role in saving Kashmir

In Kashmir war he saved 17 soldier and one command and flew with his Airplane Dakota Dc-3. at that time he flew Dakota Dc-3 in an impossible manner and he became a brave person and also became pride of Odisha.

Biju Patnaik started his own airline, the Kalinga Airways and in 1947 carried soldiers into Kashmir, when it was threatened from across the newly created border sky. At great risk, he landed the first platoon of troops in Srinagar.

In 1946 Patnaik was elected uncontested to the Odisha Legislative Assembly from North Cuttack constituency. In 1952 and 1957 he won from Jagannathprasad and Surada, respectively. 1960 he assumed the presidency of the state Congress. Under his leadership, the Congress Party won 82 of 140 seats and Patnaik (representing Chowdwar constituency) became the chief minister of Odisha on 23 June 1961.

Personal Details Of Biju Patnaik

BornBijayananda Patnaik
5 March 1916
AskaOrissaBritish India
(now Odisha, India)
Died17 April 1997 (aged 81)
New Delhi, India
Political partyJanata Dal (1989–1997)
Other political
Janata Party (1977–1989)
Utkal Congress (1969–1977)
Indian National Congress(1946–1969)
Spouse(s)Gyan Patnaik
ChildrenPrem Patnaik
Naveen Patnaik
Gita Mehta
Alma MaterRavenshaw University

Video Of Biju Patnaik

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Photos Of Biju Patnaik

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