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Fifteenth Lok Sabha Member


Sohan Potai

Sohan Potai

Party Name Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Constituency Kanker (ST)
State Chhattisgarh
Father's Name Late Shri Darbari Ram Potai
Mother's Name Smt. Baishakin Potai
Date of Birth 29.04.1958
Place of Birth Vill. Babu Dabena, Distt. Kanker, Chhattisgarh
Profession Agriculturist, Political & Social Worker
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 05 May 1981
Spouse's Name Smt. Mini Potai
No. of Children 2
Educational Qualifications

M.A. (Sociology)
Educated at Pandit Ravi Shankar University, Raipur, Chhattisgarh

Permanent Address

Babu Dabena, P.O. Potgaon
Distt. Kanker
Chhattisgarh
Phone: 07868-2229556, 222939, 223776

Present Address

172, North Avenue
New Delhi - 110 001
Phone: 011-23093567
Mobile: 9868180227

Position Held

1998
Elected to 12th Lok Sabha

1998-1999
- Member, Committee on Railways
- Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas

1999
Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)

1999-2000
Member, Committee on Railways

2004
- Re-elected to 14 Lok Sabha( 3rd term)
- Member, Committee on Information and Technology
- Member, Committee on Provision of Computers for MPs, Offices of Parties and Officers of Lok Sabha Secretariat

Social And Cultural Activities

Actively contributed to the social upliftment and constructive work; and fought against injustice done to the exploited masses

Other Information

Worked in a Central Government Organisation for 17 years