14 Facts About Baijayant Panda


Baijayant Panda is the national vice president and spokesperson of the Bharatiya Janata Party.


Baijayant Panda was a Member of Parliament in the 15th and 16th Lok Sabha from Kendrapara.


Baijayant Panda was a Member of Parliament in the Rajya Sabha for two terms from 2000 to 2009.


Baijayant Panda joined BJP on 4 March 2019 at New Delhi.


Baijayant Panda was born on 12 January 1964 in Cuttack to Bansidhar and Ila Panda.


Baijayant Panda has a degree in Engineering and Management in Communications from the Michigan Technological University.


Baijayant Panda married former model-turned industrialist Jagi Mangat Panda on 13 August 1994 who is the managing director of Ortel Communications Ltd.


Besides being active in Parliament and in his constituency, Baijayant Panda has been championing several key initiatives.


Baijayant Panda is a member of the Citizens' Alliance against Malnutrition, a high level advocacy group composed of young parliamentarians, from various parties and other influential personalities.


Baijayant Panda spearheaded the campaign to reduce the consumption of tobacco products in India.


Besides pursuing the matter in Parliament and writing opinion pieces on the issues, Baijayant Panda has been working closely with the Public Health Foundation of India and Health Related Information Dissemination Amongst Youth to organize consultations on issue.


Baijayant Panda wrote an article on the depredation of poverty and governance challenge of treating the poor with dignity in life and in death.


On 8 March 2019, Baijayant Panda was appointed as the BJP national vice-president and spokesperson.


Baijayant Panda has introduced a number of Private Members' Bills in Parliament over some very important issues.