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Sambit Patra

Sambit Patra
Born (1974-12-13) December 13, 1974
Nationality India
Occupation Politician, surgeon
Known for Spokesperson of BJP and founder of Swaraj
Political party
Bharatiya Janata Party
Religion Hinduism

Sambit Patra (Hindi: संबित पात्रा, Oriya: ସମ୍ବିତ ପାତ୍ର, born December 13, 1974) is an Indian politician and the national spokesperson of Bhartiya Janata Party.[1][2] In 2006 he founded Swaraj, an NGO which aimed to support the backward community such as dalits in terms of cleanness and health care facilities; the NGO mainly comprises doctors, lawyers and some police officers.[3]

Early life

A prodigious speaker, he is a surgeon by profession and holds a Master of Surgery (MS) in General Surgery from SCB Medical College Cuttack, Utkal University in 2002.He qualified UPSC Combined Medical Services in 2003 Joined Hindurav Hospital as a Medical Officer. He did his MBBS at VSS Medical College Burla Sambhalpur University in 1997.[4]


He represents the state of Odisha in the central committee of BJP, chaired by National President Amit shah. He has served as the spokesperson of BJP from 2010 to the current date, where he was highly praised for his oratory skills and clarity of thought.He emerged as the face of BJP Delhi during Lok Sabha elections of 2014 and was pivotal in swinging the national opinion in favor BJP by his exceptionally conducted debates over the national media.[5]

Social life

He has been a tireless enthusiastic social worker for over an decade and has done significant work for the upliftment of the unprivileged sections of the society. He is the founder of Swaraj, which comprises doctors and policemen from all over India, an NGO working for the emancipation of Dalits. He played a central role in getting the words "chamar", "harijan" etc. removed from caste certificates issued by Delhi government.[3]


  1. ^ "India-Pakistan relations: Is Abdul Basit not rising to occasion responsible for rising differences?". News Oneindia. 11 October 2014. Retrieved 11 October 2014. 
  2. ^ "Dr Sambit Patra Swaraj,Spokesperson Delhi BJP participates in Media Debate on L K Advanis Yatra". First Post. Retrieved 11 October 2014. 
  3. ^ a b "A 'shot' of confidence to dalits". Deccan Herald. 27 March 2010. Retrieved 11 October 2014. 
  4. ^ "S.C.B. Medical College, Cuttack". Retrieved 11 October 2014. 
  5. ^ "National Office Bearers". Retrieved 11 October 2014. 
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