Chandra Sekhar Sahu
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Chandra Sekhar Sahu

An activist during his student days, Sahu was twice the Chairman of the Berhampur Municipal Council and also served as the city's Mayor.

india Updated: Jan 29, 2006 22:54 IST
Press Trust of India
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An advocate by profession, 56-year old Chandra Sekhar Sahu was made General Secretary of the Orissa Pradesh Congress Committee in 1997 and was elected to the 14th Lok Sabha from Berhampur constituency defeating Anadi Charan Sahu of the BJP.

An activist during his student days, Sahu was twice the Chairman of the Berhampur Municipal Council and also served as the city's Mayor.

He was pitted by the Congress to contest the Aska Lok Sabha constituency against Naveen Patnaik in 1997 after it fell vacant following the demise of Biju Patnaik, but was defeated.

First Published: Jan 29, 2006 14:49 IST