Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
XI LOK SABHA
JINDAL, SHRI OM PRAKASH H.V.P. - KURUKSHETRA (HARYANA)
Father's Name : Late Shri Net Ram Jindal Date of Birth : 7 August 1930 Place of Birth : Nalwa in Distt. Hissar (Haryana) Marital Status : Married on 22 June 1965 Spouse's Name : Smt. Savitri Devi Jindal Children : Four sons and five daughters Educational Qualifications :
Matriculation Profession :
Industrialist and Agriculturist Permanent Address :
Jindal House, Mohan Nagar, Near Maharani Laxmibai School, Pipli Road, Kurukshetra-136118 (Haryana) Tels. (01744) 22223, 22426 Positions Held :
1996 Elected to Lok Sabha (Eleventh) Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments :
Set up steel pipe manufacturing plant built installation of indigenously made secondary refining process for making stainless steel; indigenously developed coal based sponge iron making technology to suit Indian raw materials and environment Social and Cultural Activities :
Chairman, N.C. Jindal Charitable Trust; Patron and trustee, Agroha Vikas Trust and Agroha Medical College Special Interests :
Welfare of labour and downtrodden people; significant role in unifying various communities; development of agriculture Favourite Pastime and Recreation :
Horse riding and walking Sports and Clubs :
Wrestling Countries Visited :
Widely travelled Other Information :
Special interest in developing indigenous technology for iron and steel and ferro alloys; adaptation of technology in India to suit Indian environment and providing technology to other people, visited various countries and to acquaint about the latest equipment and technology available in other countries and developed such technology and equipment in India; Chairman and Managing Director, Jindal Strips Ltd. for 25 years Election Result :
Kurukshetra Lok Sabha Constituency Total electorate 11,00,534 Total votes polled 8,29,029 Votes polled in favour of the first four leading candidates : (1) Shri Om Parkash Jindal (H.V.P.) 2,92,172 (2) Ms. Kalasho Devi (S.A.P.) 2,40,395 (3) Shri Tara Singh (I.N.C.) 1,42,302 (4) Shri Singh Ram (B.S.P.) 52,670