Sambit Patra was born on 13th Dec 1974 and is one of the official spokespersons of the BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party). He is a Surgeon and a former Medical officer at Hindu Rao Hospital. He was one of the non-official directors on the board of ONGC since Oct 28’2017.
He was born in Bokaro Steel City and his father Mr. Rabindra Nath Patra worked in Bokaro Steel Plant. He did his schooling in Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Bokaro and later did his MBBS from VSS Medical College and Hospital, Burla, Sambalpur, Odisha. He completed his MS in gerneral surgery from SCB Medical College, Cuttack, Utkal University.He qualified the UPSC Combined Medical Services Examination in 2003 and joined Hindu Rao Hospital (located in Malka Ganj, Delhi) as a Medical Officer.
In 2010 he was appointed as spokeperson for BJP Delhi and later in 2012 he fought municipal election from BJP side in Delhi’s Kashmiri Gate after quitting his job to pursue politics full time. When the BJP came to power, Patra became its national spokesperson.
Patra contested the Puri Lok Sabha seat in the 2019 Indian general election, and lost to sitting Biju Janata Dal (BJD) member Pinaki Misra by 11,700 votes
BJP’s national spokesperson Sambit Patra has been admitted to a private hospital Medanta in Gurgaon after he showed symptoms of coronavirus….
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