Shri Misra is currently serving his fourth term as an elected Member of Parliament to the Lok Sabha from Puri, Odisha. He has been appointed as the leader of the Parliamentary Party in the Lok Sabha by the Biju Janata Dal (BJD), and is also the principal spokesperson for the party, both inside, and outside Parliament. He is a member of the Consultative Committee, Ministry of Electronics and Information & Technology, Ministry of Communication, Lok Sabha, as well as a Member of the Standing Committee on Finance, Lok Sabha, and a Member of the Standing Committee on Estimates, Lok Sabha. Shri Mishra is a designated Senior Advocate who has argued for a number of cases with the Supreme Court of India, High Courts all over India, and other Tribunals. He has been practicing law, primarily in criminal, civil, and commercial litigations as well as domestic, and international commercial arbitrations for the past 35 years.