Sambit Patra India Politician Biography

Sambit Patra is an Indian politician and the National Spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He holds a degree in medicine from SCB Medical College, Cuttack.

He comes from an Odia family, he was born on  December 13, 1974, in  Bokaro Steel City, then part of Dhanbad. His father worked at the Bokaro Steel plant. 

Prior to his plunge into politics, Dr. Patra served as a medical practitioner. In 2014, he contested for an MP seat from the Puri constituency but was unsuccessful. However, this did not deter him from joining the BJP and leveraging his professional background by becoming its national spokesperson shortly thereafter.

Due to his articulate debating skills on political issues, Dr. Patra has become one of India’s most well-known faces in politics today. He receives various invitations from news channels to engage in debates on contemporary issues such as economic reforms and advancements in agriculture policy.

Sambit Patra
Sambit Patra
Full NameSambit Patra
Full Name in Hindiसंबित पात्रा
ProfessionPolitician
Age48 years
Date of Birth13th December 1974
Mother TongueOdiya
NationalityIndian
Zodiac/Sun SignSagittarius
Birth Place/ Home TownDhanbad, Jharkhand
Current AddressNew Delhi
Personal Information

Physical Stats

Height in centimeters170 cm
Height in meters1.70 m
Height in Feet Inches5’7”
Weight72 Kgs
Eye ColorBlack
Hair ColorBlack
Physical Stats

Sambit Patra Education

Sambit Patra is a highly qualified Indian politician. Don’t let his tomfoolery and caricaturist behavior make you think otherwise. He holds an MBBS degree from V.S.S. Medical College and Hospital, Burla, Sambalpur, Odisha, in 1997. He also is a general surgeon, and he did his master’s in Surgery from S.C.B. Medical College and Hospital, Cuttack, Utkal University in 2002.

Not only this, but he also cleared UPSC’s Combined Medical Services in 2003. After clearing that, he went on to work as a Medical Officer at Hindu Rao Hospital.

School Chinmaya Vidyalaya, Bokaro
College Veer Surendra Sai Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Burla, Sambalpur, OdishaShri Ramachandra Bhanj Medical College, Cuttack
Degree/Graduation MBBS, MS
Sambit Patra Qualification/Education

Sambit Patra Wife, Love Affair, Family

The irony is that we see Sambit Parta almost everywhere; he is on most news channels, conferences, debates, etc., but little to no information about his personal life is available.

The only information regarding his personal life made public is that his father’s name is Rabindra Nath Patra, and he used to work at Bokaro Steel Plant. He occasionally visits his parents in Sambalpur. As of now, Sambit Patra is unmarried and is in no kind of relationship.

Parent’s NameFather: Rabindra Nath Patra
Mother:  NA
SiblingsNA
Relationship StatusUnmarried
Family and Relationship Status

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Sambit Patra Career, and Achievements

Sambit Patra completed his MBBS and MS and went on to crack UPSC CMS, and was appointed as a medical officer. His career as a medical professional was going on, and then he started taking part in political activities. These steps started the political journey of Dr. Sambit Patra.

Sambit Patra became a  prominent Indian politician and the National Spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). His journey started when he joined BJP in 2010 as a spokesperson for the Delhi unit. He has been a strong advocate for national government initiatives since joining the BJP. 

Dr. Patra was the BJP candidate from Delhi’s Kashmiri Gate in 2012 and lost, side by side, he resigned from the medical profession and joined politics entirely.

He then contested for an MP seat from the Puri constituency. However, he was unsuccessful in his first foray into politics. Nonetheless, this did not prevent him from leveraging his professional background and entering into politics. His articulate debating skills on political issues have made him one of India’s most famous faces in politics today.

Sambit Patra’s Net Worth and Salary

Sambit Patra’s Net Worth is  $ 1-5 Million approx.

Net Worth in Dollar$ 1-5 Million (approx.)
Net Worth in Indian RupeesINR  34 Crores (approx.)
SalaryNot Known
Sambit Patra Net Worth/Salary

Sambit Patra Social Media Profiles

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Sambit Patra Controversies

Sambit Patra is a notorious personality; what he will do next cannot be predicted. Long gone are the days when he used to come to debates and discussions prepared with facts. Now he just shows up and, without the faintest idea, starts accusing whoever is on the opposite spectrum.

This kind of behavior has landed him in a fair share of Controversies. Here are naming a few:

Sambit Patra UPSC rank 

In one of the Aaj Tak Conclave, Sambit Patra stated that he had secured All India 19 rank in UPSC 2000.

This resulted in a lot of trolling and memes, as people could not find anyone named Sambit in the 2000 UPSC ranking.

Later after heavy trolling Sambit Patra made a tweet saying that he was talking about UPSC CMS and not CSE.

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Sambit Patra Director of ONGC (Oil and Natural Gas Corporation)

Sambit Patra was appointed as an independent or Non-official Director of the ONGC. But as he was still a member of the ruling party and an official spokesperson was seen as a violation by an NGO Energy Watchdog.

They filed a PIL on the basis that what Patra was doing was in violation of the companies act. The PIL was then dismissed by the Delhi high court on the grounds that it was “Without Merit” and “Unsubstantiated”. 

Sambit Patra News Anchor

After the resignation of NDTV anchor Ravish Kumar, a video was circulated on Twitter in which Sambir Patra was seen anchoring the news at NDTV replacing Ravish Kumar. 

After doing some fact check, it was found that the video was morphed. The clip was taken from one of the interviews that Patra did with India Today.

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