Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Hikaka, Shri Jhina
Constituency   : Koraput (ST) (Odisha)
Party Name     : Biju Janata Dal(BJD)
Email Address : jhina[DOT]hikaka[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Shri Nandu Hikaka
Mother's Name Smt. Ichai Hikaka
Date of Birth 12 Jun 1975
Place of Birth Dumuripada, Distt. Koraput (Odisha)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 16 Jul 2002
Spouse's Name Smt. Kaushaliya Hikaka
No. of Sons 2
M.A. (Sociology), LL.B. and M.J.M.C.
Educated at Jayapur, Berhampur, Odisha and IGONU, New Delhi
Profession Social Service
Permanent Address
Vill. Dumuripada, P.O. Toyaput, P.S. Laxmipur,
Distt. Koraput-765013, Odisha
09437184144 (M)
Present Address
403, Kaveri Apartment,
Dr. B.D. Marg,
New Delhi-110001
09013869323 (M)
Positions Held
2009-2014 Member, Odisha Legislative Assembly
Member, House Committee
Member, SC/ST/OBC Standing Committee
Member, Rehabilitation & Industry Committee
Member, Tribal Advisory Committee
Member, Library Committee
May, 2014 Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
1 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation.
Member, Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tribal Affairs

Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Participated in cultural programmes including drama and other arts
Social And Cultural Activities
Has been fighting for the cause of tribal development in Odisha since his younger days. Providing service for soci-economic, educational development of tribal people. Participated in employment generation movement in favour of tribal youth in Koraput and Rayagada districts of Odisha
Special Interests
Identification and popularizing of cultural heritage of tribal people
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading Books on History and Philosophy; Watching T.V. and research on tribal culture
Sports and Clubs
Athlete, Running, High jump, Long jump, Football, Cricket and Badminton
Other Information
Member, Koraput District Cultural Society, 2004 onwards;
Member, Legal Service Authority, Odisha High Court, 2013 onwards;
President, Adivasi Pragatibad Samaj, Luxmipur, Koraput 2005 onwards;
Secretary, BJD Party, Odisha, 2009 onwards;
Founder and President of Cultural Society `ESKI`.
In recognition of his contribution to the Odisha Legislature and its Proceedings, he has been Awarded "Sarvashreshta Bidhayaka", by `Neta` Newspaper in 2012; "Adarsha Bidhayaka" by `Khola Parda` Newspaper; and "Adarsha Yuva Bidhayaka" by the `Indian National Students Parliament` at Pune in 2013

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