Subrata Saha Mla Bibliography

1. Keshari Nath Tripathi – Keshari Nath Tripathi is an Indian Politician and the present Governor of West Bengal. He took oath as Governor of West Bengal on 24 July 2014 and as Governor of Bihar on 27 November and he was sworn in as the Governor of Mizoram on 4 April 2015. He is a Veteran BJP leader, earlier, he was the speaker of Uttar Pradesh legislative assembly and the president of Uttar Pradesh unit of Bharatiya Janata Party. He was born on 25 November 1934 in Allahabad to Pandit Harish Chandra Tripathi, keshari nath Tripathi is married to Sudha Tripathi and has three children, the eldest being Ms. Namita Tripathi, followed by son Mr. Neeraj Tripathi and youngest daughter Mrs. Nidhi Ojha. His son is an advocate at the Allahabad High Court, none of Mr. Tripathis children are in politics. His daughter Nidhi Ojha is married to an Army officer. Mr. Tripathis home town is at Allahabad but at the moment he resides at the Raj Bhavan of West Bengal and he also held the position of Cabinet Minister, Institutional finance and Sales Tax in U. P. during the Janata Party regime from 1977-1979. He is also only Minister nominated 3 times as the Honorable Speaker of Vidhan Sabha, on 14 July 2014 he was named as the next Governor of West Bengal. He will discharge the functions of the Governor of Mizoram in addition to his own duties as Governor of West Bengal and he replaced Aziz Qureshi, who was sacked by Union Government on 28 March 2015. He is also an author and a poet and has published several books and his chief literary works are two anthologies called Manonukriti and Aayu Pankh. On the professional side, his commentary on The Representation of People Act,1951 is still widely esteemed, aside from that he has written many other books not only in Hindi but also in English. He is also a part of the Hindi poets gathering that takes place both in India and in Abroad

2. Bratya Basu – Bratya Basu is a Bengali academician, dramatist, director, actor and a politician. Basu was West Bengals minister for education till May 2014 and was assigned the tourism portfolio. He was elected a MLA, from the Dum Dum constituency in 2011 Assembly Election of West Bengal, Bratya Basu was born in Calcutta to noted theater personality and professor, Dr. Bishnu Basu and writer & educational administrator Dr. Neetika Basu. He has become one of the personalities in the arena of Bengali theatre in the 21st century, He stands out as a playwright, director. He, however, likes to describe himself as a worker and has served Bengali theatre for nearly 30 years. Basu started his career as an operator for the theatre group Ganakrishti. While his diverse plays achieved enormous success on stage, they have succeeded in stirring the emotional cords of innumerable hearts. Bratya Basu joined City College, Kolkata as an assistant professor in the department of Bengali, but his passion for theatre could not confine him to the teachers room of a college. He launched his career as a dramatist with the play Ashaleen and his noted plays thereafter include Aranyadeb, Shahar Yaar, Virus-M, Winkle-Twinkle, etc. These plays are not only popular but also unique in different genres of modern literary theatre and his other important plays include Ruddhasangeet, Chatushkon, Hemlat - the Prince of Garanhata, Krishna Gahobar, Bikele Bhorer Sorshey Phool, Supari Killer, Boma etc. A compilation of his plays has been published in three volumes in 2004,2010 and in 2016 respectively and he has even directed three films - Raasta, Teesta, Tara and acted in many films which include Kaalbela, Icchey, Sthaniyo Sambad, Hemlock Society, Muktodhara etc. Basu has bagged many awards and recognitions, some of them include the Shyamal Sen Memorial award, Dishari Award, and Satyen Mitra Award. Hemlat, The Prince of Garanhata has won the critical acclaims from academic researchers for the adaptation, sam Kolodezh of the University of California, Irvine, Drama and theatre heaped praise on Bratya’s adaptation. Mr. Johae has contributed a paper on Hemlat in the Vol-V. Bratya Basu has created his own space in theatre by moving beyond its existing boundaries. He has formed the theatre group Bratyajon in 2008, the first theatrical production of Bratyajon was Ruddhasangeet, a play on the Rabindrasangeet exponent Debabrata Biswas’s journey of bitter struggle throughout his life in the prevailing system. The play received instant critical and popular acclaim and has so far staged more than a record 150 shows to packed houses. Amitava Roy - Published by Deep Prakashan Hemlat – The Prince of Garanhata, Edited by Prof. Amitava Roy, Tapu Biswas and Suchandra Ghosh Chatuskon Ebong Anyo Natak and he was made Minister for Higher Education in Mamata Banerjees cabinet

3. M. K. Narayanan – Mayankote Kelath Narayanan is an Indian Diplomat and former IPS officer. He also served as the 24th Governor of West Bengal, a state in Eastern India and he was formerly the countrys third National Security Adviser, assuming the role after the demise of his predecessor Jyotindra Nath Dixit in January 2005. The Government of India awarded him the honour of Padma Shri in 1992. M K Narayanan hails from Kelath family at Ottapalam, Palakkad, Narayanan completed his graduation from Loyola College, Chennai. He is married to Padmini Narayanan and the couple has a son, Vijay, and their son-in-law Ajit Nambiar is Chairman and Managing Director of BPL Ltd. M K Narayanan joined the Indian Police Service in 1955 and passed out as the best all-round officer of his batch, after a brief stint as Sub-Divisional Police Officer in the erstwhile State of Madras, he went on deputation to the Intelligence Bureau in February 1959. The rest of his career was spent under the Government of India. He headed the Intelligence Bureau from 1987 to 1990, before heading the Joint Intelligence Committee and he became Chief of the IB again in 1991, before retiring in 1992. He was the Special Adviser for Internal Security to the Prime Minister of India beginning in May 2004 and he was Indian National Security Adviser with the rank of Minister of State from 2005 to 2010. He played a significant role in the negotiation of the landmark Indo-US Civil Nuclear Agreement of 2008, on 24 Jan 2010 was appointed the Governor of West Bengal due to his closeness to the UPA Administration as a retirement posting. He took over from Gopalkrishna Gandhi who had a few disagreements with the CPM-ruled West Bengal on critical issues like violence in Nandigram, brajesh Mishra National Security Council M. K. Narayanan by B

4. Amit Mitra – Amit Mitra is an Indian economist and politician representing All India Trinamool Congress and the current Finance, Commerce & Industries Minister of the Indian state of West Bengal. He is the incumbent MLA in the West Bengal state assembly from the Khardaha state assembly constituency, cited as a giant killer in the West Bengal state assembly election,2011 defeating Asim Dasgupta, the former West Bengal Finance Minister. Mitra previously served as the Secretary general of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce, son of Haridas Mitra, a freedom fighter and former Deputy Speaker of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly and Bela Mitra. His maternal grandfather was Suresh Chandra Bose, elder brother of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, both Suresh Chandra Bose and Haridas Mitra were part of the secret service team of Azad Hind Fauj. Bela Mitra took charge of the service of Azad Hind Fauj from Haridas Mitra. Belanagar, a station on the Howrah-Bardhaman chord line, is named after her. Mitra went to Calcutta Boys School and graduated from Presidency College when it was an affiliate of the University of Calcutta with a degree in Economics and he was a notable debater in West Bengal inter-college debate competitions. Mitra received a Masters from the Delhi School of Economics and, in 1978, dr. Mitra is included in Duke Universitys list of distinguished alumni. He taught at Duke University and Franklin & Marshall College for over a decade before returning to India and he received the prestigious Sears-Roebuck Foundation Award for Distinguished Teaching,1990. He joined the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry and he resigned as secretary-general of FICCI on May 18,2011 upon his election as state assembly representative. During his tenure, he transformed FICCI into an organisation to research. He served as an Additional Director of Steel Authority of India Ltd from March 25,2003 to March 24,2006, at the request of Mamata Banerjee, the railway minister, he headed a panel to draw up business plans for the public-private partnership projects of the railways. He has been on the advisory committee on the World Trade Organisation. He was associated with Planning Commission as a member of the group on equitable development. He has also appointed a member on the Board of Air India-National Aviation Company of India Ltd. Dr Mitra was also a Member on the Advisory Board of the India Fund of the Unit Trust of India, Member and he is a Member of the Joint Study Groups set up between the Governments of India-China, India-Japan, India-Israel, India-Korea & Indo-Russia. He was also Trustee of India Brand Equity Foundation and he was appointed in the two-member committee by the Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance, Government of India for suggesting Alternative Scheme of Collecting Excise Duties. Amit Mitra joined All India Trinamool Congress on the invitation of Mamata Banerjee and he was attributed a giant killer after the election as he defeated state Finance Minister Asim Dasgupta by a margin of 26,154 votes

5. Surjya Kanta Mishra – Surjya Kanta Mishra is an Indian politician, belonging to the Communist Party of India. After the 2011 assembly election he was elected as Leader of the Opposition in the West Bengal Legislative Assembly in May 2011 and he was inducted into the politburo of the CPI following the death of veteran leader M. K. In 2015, he was elected as the secretary of CPI in West Bengal

6. All India Trinamool Congress – The All India Trinamool Congress is an Indian national political party based in West Bengal, Tripura, Manipur and Arunachal Pradesh. Founded on 1 January 1998 as a faction of the Indian National Congress. The Election Commission allotted to the party an exclusive symbol of Jora Ghas Phul, on 2 September 2016 election commission recognized AITC as a national political party. In December 2006, the people of Nandigram were given notice by Haldia Development Authority that major portion of Nandigram would be seized and 70,000 people be evicted from their homes, People started movement against this land acquisition and Trinamool Congress led the movement. Bhumi Uchchhed Pratirodh Committee was formed against land grabbing and eviction, on 14 March 2007 the police opened firing and killed 14 villagers. Many sources claimed which was supported by CBI in its report, a large number of intellectuals protested on the streets and this incident gave birth to a new movement. SUCI leader Nanda Patra led the movement, in the 2009 Lok Sabha election, Trinamool Congress won 19 seats in West Bengal. In the 2010 Kolkata municipal election, the party won 97 out of 141 seats and it also won a majority of other municipalities. Tripura Pradesh Trinamool Congress is working hard towards reaching its goal of ousting the left front government in Tripura. In the 2011 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, the Trinamool Congress-led alliance that included the INC, Trinamool Congress alone won 184 seats, enabling it to govern without an alliance. Subsequently, it won a by-election in Basirhat and two Congress MLAs switched to TMC, giving it a total of 187 seats. Now the party is trying to get a National Party Status, expanding its base in Tripura, Assam, Manipur, Odisha, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Sikkim, Haryana, the party is now main opposition party in Manipur. In Kerala, the party contested five seats in 2014 general elections. In the 1998 Lok Sabha polls, TMC won 8 seats, in the next Lok Sabha election that was held in 1999, Trinamool Congress won 8 seats with BJP, thus increasing its tally by one. In 2000, TMC won the Kolkata Municipal Corporation Elections, in the 2001 Vidhan Sabha elections, TMC won 60 seats with Congress. In the 2004 Lok Sabha elections, TMC won 1 seat with BJP, in the 2006 Vidhan Sabha elections, TMC won 30 seats with BJP. In the 2011 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, TMC won a majority of 184 seats, Mamata Banerjee became the Chief Minister. In the following 2016 West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, TMC retains its majority, Ma Mati Manush was primarily a slogan, coined by All India Trinamool Congress chief and current chief minister Mamata Banerjee

7. Indian National Congress – The Indian National Congress is one of two major political parties in India, the other being the Bharatiya Janata Party. Congress was founded in 1885 during the British Raj, its founders include Allan Octavian Hume, Dadabhai Naoroji, there have been seven Congress Prime Ministers, the first being Jawaharlal Nehru, and the most recent Manmohan Singh. The partys social liberal platform is considered to be on the centre-left of Indian politics. From 2004 to 2014, the Congress-led United Progressive Alliance, a coalition of regional parties. As of March 2017, the party is in power in five states, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Meghalaya, in Bihar, it is a part of the ruling coalition. The Congress has previously directly ruled Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh, in the 2014 general election, the Congress had its poorest post-independence general election performance, winning only 44 seats of the 543-member house. The party primarily endorses social liberalism—seeking to balance individual liberty and social justice, the Congress was founded in 1885 by Indian and British members of the Theosophical Society movement, including Scotsman Allan Octavian Hume. It has been suggested that the idea was conceived in a meeting of 17 men after a Theosophical Convention held in Madras in December 1884. Hume took the initiative, and in March 1885 the first notice convening the first Indian National Union to meet in Poona the following December was issued. Its objective was to obtain a share in government for educated Indians and to create a platform for civic. The first meeting was scheduled to be held in Poona, Hume organised the first meeting in Bombay with the approval of the Viceroy Lord Dufferin. Womesh Chandra Bonnerjee was the first president of the Congress, the first session was held from 28–31 December 1885, representing each province of India, the Partys delegates comprised 54 Hindus and 2 Muslims, the rest were of Parsi and Jain backgrounds. It also included Bal Gangadhar Tilak, Bipin Chandra Pal, Lala Lajpat Rai, Gopal Krishna Gokhale and Mohammed Ali Jinnah—later leader of the Muslim League and instrumental in the creation of Pakistan. The Congress was transformed into a movement by Surendranath Banerjea and Sir Henry Cotton during the partition of Bengal in 1905. Mahatma Gandhi returned from South Africa in 1915, in 1923 following the deaths of policemen at Chauri Chaura, Gandhi suspended the agitation. In protest, a number of leaders, Chittaranjan Das, Annie Besant, the Khilafat movement collapsed and the Congress was split. Although its members were predominantly Hindu, it had members from other religions, economic classes, at the Congress 1929 Lahore session under the presidency of Jawaharlal Nehru, Purna Swaraj was declared as the partys goal, declaring 26 January 1930 as Purna Swaraj Diwas, Independence Day. The same year, Srinivas Iyenger was expelled from the party for demanding full independence, the British government allowed provincial elections in India in the winter of 1936–37 under the Government of India Act 1935

8. Alma mater – Alma mater is an allegorical Latin phrase for a university or college. In modern usage, it is a school or university which an individual has attended, the phrase is variously translated as nourishing mother, nursing mother, or fostering mother, suggesting that a school provides intellectual nourishment to its students. Before its modern usage, Alma mater was a title in Latin for various mother goddesses, especially Ceres or Cybele. The source of its current use is the motto, Alma Mater Studiorum, of the oldest university in continuous operation in the Western world and it is related to the term alumnus, denoting a university graduate, which literally means a nursling or one who is nourished. The phrase can also denote a song or hymn associated with a school, although alma was a common epithet for Ceres, Cybele, Venus, and other mother goddesses, it was not frequently used in conjunction with mater in classical Latin. Alma Redemptoris Mater is a well-known 11th century antiphon devoted to Mary, the earliest documented English use of the term to refer to a university is in 1600, when University of Cambridge printer John Legate began using an emblem for the universitys press. In English etymological reference works, the first university-related usage is often cited in 1710, many historic European universities have adopted Alma Mater as part of the Latin translation of their official name. The University of Bologna Latin name, Alma Mater Studiorum, refers to its status as the oldest continuously operating university in the world. At least one, the Alma Mater Europaea in Salzburg, Austria, the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia, has been called the Alma Mater of the Nation because of its ties to the founding of the United States. At Queens University in Kingston, Ontario, and the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, British Columbia, the ancient Roman world had many statues of the Alma Mater, some still extant. Modern sculptures are found in prominent locations on several American university campuses, outside the United States, there is an Alma Mater sculpture on the steps of the monumental entrance to the Universidad de La Habana, in Havana, Cuba. Media related to Alma mater at Wikimedia Commons The dictionary definition of alma mater at Wiktionary Alma Mater Europaea website

9. University of Calcutta – The University of Calcutta is a public state university located in Kolkata, West Bengal, India established on 24 January 1857. It was the first institution in Asia to be established as a multidisciplinary, within India it is recognized as a Five-Star University and a Centre with Potential for Excellence by the University Grants Commission and the National Assessment and Accreditation Council. There are seven Nobel laureates associated with this university including Ronald Ross, Rabindranath Tagore, C. V. Raman, the University of Calcutta was ranked 601-650 in the QS World University Rankings of 2011 and 43 in the QS University Rankings for Asia in 2012. In India, it was ranked second by India Today in its list of Top India Universities of 2012,2013 and 2014 and it is 16th Best University in All over India by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. The Calcutta University Act came into force on 24 January 1857, the land for the establishment of this university was given by Maharaja Maheshwar Singh Bahadur, who was a Maharaja of Darbhanga. When the university was first established it had a catchment area covering the area from Lahore to Rangoon, and Ceylon, the first Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor of the Calcutta University were Governor General Lord Canning and Chief Justice of the Supreme Court, Sir James William Colvile, respectively. In 1858, Joddu Nath Bose and Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay became the first graduates of the university, on 30 January 1858, the Syndicate of the Calcutta University started functioning. Following its inauguration, many institutions came under its jurisdiction. Kadambini Ganguly and Chandramukhi Basu became the first female graduates of the country in 1882, the Honourable Justice Gooroodas Banerjee became the first Indian Vice-Chancellor of University of Calcutta in the year 1890. Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee was the Vice-Chancellor for four consecutive two-year terms, four Nobel laureates were associated with this university, Ronald Ross. Rabindra Nath Tagore, C. V. Raman and Amartya Sen, the current university seal is the modified version of the sixth seal. The motto Advancement of Learning has remained the same through the seals transitions, the university has a total of 14 campuses spread over the city of Kolkata and its suburbs. The major campuses are the Central Campus in College Street, Rashbehari Shiksha Prangan in Rajabazar, Taraknath Palit Shiksha Prangan in Ballygunge, other campuses include the Hazra Road Campus, the University Press and Book Depot, the B. T. Road Campus, the Viharilal College of Home Science Campus, the University Health Service, the Haringhata Campus, the Dhakuria Lakes, asutosh Siksha Prangan is the main campus of the university, where the administrative work is done. Located on College Street, is spread over an area of 2.7 acres. Sahid Khudiram Siksha Prangan at Alipore houses the department of History, Archeology, Business Management, Political Science, Sociology and others. The university is building a campus which is known as Technology Campus or Tech Campus, to bring together the Three engineering and technical departments, in Sector 3, JD Block, Salt Lake. As of December 2016, most of these departments have moved to this campus

10. B.A – A Bachelor of Arts is a bachelors degree awarded for an undergraduate course or program in either the liberal arts, the sciences, or both. Bachelor of Arts degree programs take three to four years depending on the country, academic institution, and specific specializations, majors or minors. The word baccalaureus or baccalarium should not be confused with baccalaureatus, degree diplomas generally are printed on high-quality paper or parchment, individual institutions set the preferred abbreviation for their degrees. In Pakistan, the Bachelor of Arts degree can also be attained within two years as an external degree, in colleges and universities in Australia, New Zealand, Nepal and South Africa, the BA degree can be taken over three years of full-time study. Unlike in other countries, students do not receive a grade for their Bachelor of Arts degree with varying levels of honours. Qualified students may be admitted, after they have achieved their Bachelors program with an overall grade point average. Thus, to achieve a Bachelor Honours degree, a postgraduate year. A student who holds a Honours degree is eligible for entry to either a Doctorate or a very high research Master´s degree program. Education in Canada is controlled by the Provinces and can be different depending on the province in Canada. Canadian universities typically offer a 3-year Bachelor of Arts degrees, in many universities and colleges, Bachelor of Arts degrees are differentiated either as Bachelors of Arts or as honours Bachelor of Arts degree. The honours degrees are designated with the abbreviation in brackets of. It should not be confused with the consecutive Bachelor of Arts degree with Honours, Latin Baccalaureatus in Artibus Cum Honore, BA hon. de jure without brackets and with a dot. It is a degree, which is considered to be the equivalent of a corresponding maîtrise degree under the French influenced system. Going back in history, a three-year Bachelor of Arts degree was called a pass degree or general degree. Students may be required to undertake a long high-quality research empirical thesis combined with a selection of courses from the relevant field of studies. The consecutive B. cum Honore degree is essential if students ultimate goal is to study towards a two- or three-year very high research masters´ degree qualification. A student holding a Baccalaureatus Cum Honore degree also may choose to complete a Doctor of Philosophy program without the requirement to first complete a masters degree, over the years, in some universities certain Baccalaureatus cum Honore programs have been changed to corresponding master´s degrees. In general, in all four countries, the B. A. degree is the standard required for entry into a masters programme, in science, a BA hons degree is generally a prerequisite for entrance to a Ph. D program or a very-high-research-activity master´s programme

11. West Bengal – West Bengal is an Indian state, located in East India on the Bay of Bengal. It is Indias fourth-most populous state, with over 91 million inhabitants and it has a total area of 34,267 sq mi, making it similar in size to Serbia. A part of the ethno-linguistic Bengal region, it borders Bangladesh in the east and Nepal and it also has borders five Indian states, Odisha, Jharkhand, Bihar, Sikkim and Assam. The state capital is Kolkata, the seventh-largest city in India, the geography of West Bengal includes the Darjeeling Himalayan hill region in its extreme north, the Ganges delta, the Rarh region and the coastal Sundarbans. The main ethnic group are the Bengali people, with Bengali Hindus forming the demographic majority, Ancient Bengal was the site of several major janapadas, including Vanga, Radha, Pundra and Suhma. In the 2nd century BC, the region was conquered by the emperor Ashoka, in the 4th century AD, it was absorbed into the Gupta Empire. From the 13th century onward, the region was ruled by sultans, powerful Hindu states and Baro-Bhuyan landlords. The British East India Company cemented their hold on the following the Battle of Plassey in 1757. Between 1977 and 2011, the state was administered by the worlds longest elected Communist government, a major agricultural producer, West Bengal is the sixth-largest contributor to Indias net domestic product. It is noted for its activities and the presence of cultural and educational institutions. The states cultural heritage, besides varied folk traditions, ranges from stalwarts in literature including Nobel-laureate Rabindranath Tagore to scores of musicians, film-makers and artists. West Bengal is also distinct from most other Indian states in its appreciation and practice of playing football besides cricket. The origin of the name Bengal is unknown, one theory suggests that the word derives from Bang, a Dravidian tribe that settled the region around 1000 BC. The word might have derived from the ancient kingdom of Vanga. Although some early Sanskrit literature mentions the name, the early history is obscure. At the end of British Rule over the Indian subcontinent, the Bengal region was partitioned in 1947 along religious lines into east and west, the east came to be known as East Bengal and the west came to known as West Bengal, which continued as an Indian state. In 2011, the Government of West Bengal proposed a change in the name of the state to Poschimbongo. This is the name of the state, literally meaning western Bengal in the native Bengali language

12. Asutosh College – Asutosh College is a college affiliated to the University of Calcutta, situated in South Kolkata, India. It was established in 1916 as the South Suburban College, under the stewardship of educationist Sir Ashutosh Mukherjee, the principal is Dipak Kumar Kar. In 2012, the Mother Teresa International Award was conferred to Asutosh College for outstanding achievement, in 2014, three UGC-approved free add-on courses on Tourism, Industrial Chemistry, and Hospital Waste Disposal Management were introduced by the college. Sorcar, Jr. Amitabha Chowdhury Arun Kumar Sharma Usha Ranjan Ghatak Jogamaya Devi College University of Calcutta Official website

13. Andrew Yule and Company – Andrew Yule & Co. Ltd. is an Indian manufacturing and industrial conglomerate, primarily owned by the Indian Government. It is the company owned by the Yule Group. It is currently headquartered in Kolkata, and has offices in the main Indian cities, the majority of the products and services offered by the companys subsidiaries are related to heavy industry and engineering. The business was founded by Andrew Yule in 1863 and incorporated as a company in 1919. During British Raj the company was a large conglomerate, the company was managed by Andrew Yule and his brother George Yule and later by David Yule. The Bengal Coal Co was part of Andrew Yule group holding collieries in Bengal & Bihar, the company was turned into a public company in 1948, after Indias independence from the British Empire. It became a public sector enterprise in 1979, after the Indian government completed a series of equity share acquisitions. As of 2011, the shareholders are the Indian government, Financial Institutions, Yule & co. is a public sector company under the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises. The switchgear and electrical systems group is located in Kolkata, while the transformer & switchgear unit is located in Chennai and it has 5 locations in West Bengal, Mim Tea Estate at Darjeeling, Karbala, Banarhat, Choonabhutti and New Dooars Tea Estates at Dooars. Another 10 locations are in Assam, Khowang, Bhamun, Hingrijan, Basmatia, Desam, Tinkong, Rajgarh, Hoolungoorie, Murphulani, the business development group produces CAD & GIS applications, digitization, archiving, vectorization, and scanning of drawings, among other services. This division produces automotive& industrial lubricants and greases under the Veedol brand, Descon provided consultant services in the power and energy sector, engineering drawing, GIS, management consultancy, and software development. It was started its operation in the mid of 90s, initially it was the stakeholder of DPSC or India Power. But after DPSC was taken over by SREI Group, Descon tied up with JSW Group, on 30 June 2014 Descon closed down its major operations as company was suffering from huge loss for last three years. Additionally it manufactures filaments for GLS lamps, and cathodes for fluorescent Lamps and this company provides loan syndication, capital restructuring, financial re-engineering, management of insurance for medium-sized capital business units, and corporate advisory services. This subsidiary provides multi-colour offset printing and it has regional offices in New Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai David Yule The Yule Group

14. West Bengal Legislative Assembly – The West Bengal Legislative Assembly is the unicameral legislature of the Indian state of West Bengal. It is housed in the B. B. D, bagh area of Kolkata —the capital of the state. Members of the Legislative assembly are elected by the people. The legislative assembly comprises 295 Members of Legislative Assembly, which include 294 members directly elected from single-seat constituencies and its term is five years, unless sooner dissolved. Governor of Bengal and some nominated members. The strength of the Council was gradually enlarged by subsequent acts, under the Indian Councils Act of 1892, the maximum strength of the Council was raised to 20 out of which seven were to be elected. The Indian Councils Act of 1909 further raised the number of members of the Council to 50, under the Government of India Act 1919, the number of members of the Legislative Council was once again raised to 125. The Bengal Legislative Council constituted under the Act of 1919 was formally inaugurated on 1 February 1921 by the Duke of Connaught. A few years later, under the provisions of the Government of India Act 1935, on the eve of Independence in 1947, Bengal Province was partitioned into West Bengal and East Pakistan. The West Bengal Legislative Assembly was constituted with 90 members representing the constituencies that fell within the area of West Bengal, the Bengal Legislative Council stood abolished. The Legislative Assembly met for the first time after Independence on 21 November 1947, the Constitution of India again provided for a bicameral Legislature for West Bengal. Accordingly, the West Bengal Legislative Council consisting of 51 members was constituted on 5 June 1952, the number of members in the Legislative Assembly was 240 including two nominated members from the Anglo-Indian Community. After the first General Elections, the new Assembly met for the first time on 18 June 1952, on 21 March 1969, a resolution was passed by the West Bengal Legislative Assembly for the abolition of the Legislative Council. Subsequently, Indian Parliament passed the West Bengal Legislative Council Act,1969 abolishing the Legislative Council with effect from 1 August 1969

15. Mamata Banerjee – Mamata Banerjee is an Indian politician who has been Chief Minister of West Bengal since 2011. She is the first woman to hold the office, Banerjee founded the party All India Trinamool Congress in 1997 and became its chairperson, after separating from the Indian National Congress. She is often referred to as Didi, in 2012, Time magazine named her one of the 100 Most influential People in the World. In September 2012 Bloomberg Markets magazine listed her among the 50 most influential people in the world of finance, the TMC leader was voted in May 2013 as Indias most honest politician in an internal poll by members of India Against Corruption, Indias largest anti-corruption coalition. Banerjee was born in Calcutta, West Bengal in a Bengali Brahmin family to Promileswar Banerjee and she grew up in a lower middle class family. Banerjees father died due to lack of treatment, when she was 17. In 1970, Banerjee completed the secondary board examination from Deshbandhu Sishu Sikshalay. Banerjee graduated with a degree in History from the Jogamaya Devi College. Later she earned a degree in Islamic History from the University of Calcutta. This was followed by a degree in education from the Shri Shikshayatan College and she also earned a law degree from the Jogesh Chandra Chaudhuri Law College, Kolkata. She was honored with DLitt from Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Banerjee became involved with politics when she was only 15. She continued in Congress Party in West Bengal serving a variety of positions within the party, as a young woman in the 1970s, she quickly rose through the ranks to become the general secretary of the state Mahila Congress. Banerjee is a painter and a poet. Throughout her political life, Banerjee has maintained publicly an austere lifestyle, dressing in simple traditional Bengali clothes and she has remained single throughout her life. She also became the General-Secretary of the Indian Youth Congress, losing her seat in 1989 in an anti-Congress wave, she was back in 1991 general elections, having settled into the Calcutta South constituency. She retained the Kolkata South seat in the 1996,1998,1999,2004 and 2009 general elections. In the Rao government formed in 1991, Mamata Banerjee was made the Union Minister of State for Human Resources Development, Youth Affairs and Sports and she was discharged of her portfolios in 1993. In April 1996, she alleged that Congress was behaving as a stooge of the CPI-M in West Bengal and she claimed that she was the lone voice of reason and wanted a clean Congress

16. The Telegraph (Calcutta) – The Telegraph is an Indian English daily newspaper founded and continuously published in Kolkata since 7 July 1982. It is published by the ABP Group and the newspaper competes with The Times of India, according to the Audit Bureau of Circulations, it has a circulation of 464,588 copies as of Jan−Jun 2016. The newspaper is the fifth most-widely read English newspaper in India as per Indian Readership Survey 2014, the Telegraph has five editions Calcutta, South Bengal, North Bengal, Northeast edition, Jharkhand edition, Patna and Bhubaneshwar. The Telegraph was founded on 7 July 1982, the designer director of Sunday Times, London Edwin Taylor designed the newspaper provided a standard in design and editing. In 31 years, it has become the largest circulated English daily in the region published from Kolkata. In 1982, M. J. Akbar used to edit and design the daily newspaper, the Telegraph is published by media group Ananda Publishers closely associated with ABP Pvt. Ltd, the group also published Anandabazar Patrika since 13 March 1922, apart from newspapers the group even published Bengali and English periodicals like Anandamela, Unish-Kuri, Sananda, Anandalok, Desh magazine, The Telegraph in Schools and Career. BusinessWorld, which was part of the ABP group, has been sold to Anurag Batra, of Exchange4Media and Vikram Jhunjhunwala. Datta-Ray, columnist Suhani Pittie, columnist List of newspapers in India by circulation List of newspapers in the world by circulation Official website The Telegraph e-paper

17. Sultan Ahmed (politician) – Sultan Ahmed was the Union Minister of State for Tourism in the Manmohan Singh government. He was elected to the 15th Lok Sabha from Uluberia on a Trinamool Congress ticket, Ahmed is 56 years old, and is the representative minority face of the Trinamool Congress. He had previously been a 2-time Congress MLA for Entally, sultan Ahmed joined the Chatra Parishad while studying at Maulana Azad College in 1969 and the Youth Congress in 1973. He was District Secretary of Youth Congress from 1978–80, sultan Ahmed also was one of the founding-members of Trinamool Congress in 1997. He was earlier secretary of Mohammedan Sporting Club, Kolkata, but his appointment as an acting minister, he has been made President

18. Mohammed Amin (politician) – Mohammed Amin is an Indian politician from the Communist Party of India, the largest communist party in India. He is a Vice President of the Centre of Indian Trade Unions and he was a member of the Parliament of India representing West Bengal in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament from 1988-1994. He was also the All India General Secretary of the Centre of Indian Trade Unions and he was born to an Urdu-speaking family at Shibpur in April 1928. His grandfather Abdur Rehman hailed from Varanasi District and was an farmer, amins father was brought up by a vindictive step-mother. Amins mother hailed from Bhagalpur District, when Amin was 8 years, he was one of two boys in his neighbourhood who survived an epidemic of smallpox. He became a mill worker in 1942 at a time when Calcutta was experiencing regular bombardments during the World War II. His wage was then Rs.7 and 13 annah per 1100 yards of jute and he worked entire day, and had some English education at a night school. He became a member of the Bengal Jute Mill Mazdoor Union at that time, after the end of World War II in 1945, he left his job and joined politics. In 1946 when he was only 18, he had earned the membership of Communist Party of India on the day along with Chandra Roy. He had also experienced the riots of Calcutta in 1946-47 till independence and he had married in March 1948. His father-in-law died to cholera after 6 months, and after another 6 months his mother died to tetanus, on 29 March, Alambazar of Kolkata experienced another bloody riot following massive influx of refugees from East Pakistan after 1950 Barisal Riots. Ten Muslims were murdered including a woman, at that point, the Communist Party of India leadership had instructed the party members to move to East Pakistan. On 7 April, Amin along with his family boarded a train from Dakshineswar towards Gede via Ranaghat. From there, they took a train to reach Parbatipur in Dinajpur district and they had stayed as refugee in Dinajpur till October 1950, and had even organised a mass rally there and was subsequently warned by police. He came back to India, but was again re-instructed by his party in March 1951 to organise the party at Saidpur in East Pakistan, in September, he was arrested in Badarganj for being a Communist under Section 7/3, Public Safety Act. On 12 November 1953 he was released from Rangpur jail after 20 months of detention and he was made a member of Titagarh Local Committee of the CPI. He started movement with the Beedi Mazdoor Union at Titagarh and then as the organiser at a mill at Khardaha. While organising trade union in Britannia Engineering Ltd. in Titagarh, he was assisted by Suren Dhar Chowdhury, Sunil Roy, in 1957 assembly elections, Amin was entrusted by his party to Bhatpara and ensured that CPIs candidate Sitaram Gupta defeated Indian National Congress candidate by 240 votes

19. Sudip Bandyopadhyay – Sudip Bandyopadhyay is an Indian politician and a Member of Parliament of India. Bandyopadhyay has been a member of the Lok Sabha for three terms, serving in the 12th, 13th and 15th Lok Sabhas and he represents the Kolkata Uttar constituency of West Bengal and is a member of the Trinamool Congress political party. Sudip Bandyopadhyay was born in the Murshidabad district in West Bengal and he attended Krishnanath College in Baharampur and attained B. Sc degree. Bandyopadhyay is a businessperson by profession, Sudip Bandyopadhyay has been active in politics since the 1980s. He has been a member of West Bengal Legislative Assembly for four terms, during his political career, he held several posts, is a Minister and also a Leader of Party in the Lok Sabha. Bandyopadhyay has resigned twice from West Bengal Legislative Assembly to contest for Lok Sabha elections, on 10 January, Bandyopadhyay was arrested by the Central Bureau of Investigation for suspected involvement in the Rose Valley ponzi firm scheme. His wife, Nanya, an MLA from Chowranghee constituency, has been campaigning for her husbands release, 12th, 13th & 15th Lok Sabha Lok Sabha Politics of India Parliament of India Government of India All India Trinamool Congress West Bengal

20. Ambica Banerjee – Ambica Banerjee was a member of the 15th Lok Sabha. He was elected as a Trinamool Congress candidate from Howrah, Banerjee was born in 1928 to Shri Anilmohon Banerjee and Shyama Devi in Sibpur, West Bengal. He graduated B. E In Mechanical Engineering from Hatfield Technical College, in 2001,1996,1991,1987 and 1982 state assembly elections, Ambica Banerjee won from the Howrah Central assembly seat. Banerjee died in Kolkata on 25 April 2013

21. Biman Banerjee – Biman Banerjee is an Indian politician who has been Speaker of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly since 2011. Born in Garden Reach, Banerjee graduated from the Goenka college and completed his masters degree in commerce and his grandfather, Satish Chandra Banerjee, and his father, Pranotosh Banerjee, were reputed lawyers. He was employed in the Bank of India but subsequently left the job and he also served as a part-time lecturer in commercial & industrial law in Hari Mohan Ghosh College and was an examiner in the Calcutta University. He was elected as Councilor of Calcutta Municipal Corporation in 1985 from ward no.136 and he was also elected as a member of the West Bengal Bar Council. In May 2011, the Trinamool MLA from Baruipur Paschim and practising lawyer was elected as Speaker of the West Bengal Assembly unopposed, as the Opposition did not nominate a candidate for the post

22. Subodh Banerjee – Subodh Banerjee was an Indian politician, belonging to the Socialist Unity Centre of India. He introduced the Gherao principle as a mode of protest in the trade union sector of India while being the Labour Minister in the 1967 United Front Government in West Bengal. He was the PWD minister in the 1969 United Front Government of West Bengal and his lasting contribution was the removal of all statutes of “guardians and rulers” of the British Indian empire from public places in Kolkata. However, he appreciated the value of many of them. He was called the Gherao minister and was recognised both by his friends and detractors as a scrupulously honest minister and a labour leader with incendiary oratorical skill. He was a member of the Central Committee of the SUCI and he represented the Joynagar assembly constituency of West Bengal

23. Jyoti Basu – Jyotirindra Basu, known as Jyoti Basu was an Indian politician belonging to the Communist Party of India from West Bengal, India. He served as the Chief Minister of West Bengal state from 1977 to 2000, Basu was a member of the CPI Politburo from the time of the partys founding in 1964 until 2008. From 2008 until his death in 2010 he remained a permanent invitee to the committee of the party. Jyotirindra Basu was born 8 July 1914 at 43/1 Harrison Road in Kolkata into a very affluent Bengali family. His father, Nishikanta Basu, was a doctor settled in Kolkata who hailed from the village of Barudi in Narayanganj District, East Bengal, Basu grew up in a large Indian-style joint family, consisting of his parents, siblings, paternal uncles, their wives and children. Basus schooling started at Loreto School at Dharmatala in Kolkata in 1920, while admitting him to school, Basus father shortened his name from Jyotirindra Basu to Jyoti Basu, and the shortened name stuck for life. After completing school, Basu took a degree in English literature honours from Presidency College. After completing his studies, Basu left for England to study law in 1935. In England, he was introduced to politics and became influenced by the Communist Party of Great Britain. He attended lectures by Harold Laski at the London School of Economics and was influenced by noted Communist idealogue and prolific writer Rajani Palme Dutt. A fuller account of these years is found in a later section, Basu completed his studies in 1939 and was invited to the Middle Temple as a Barrister in 1939. Shortly afterwards, he returned to India by sea, docking at Mumbai, Basu reached Kolkata and was reunited with his parents on January 1,1940. While he was in London, his parents had selected a bride for him. Like a normal Indian boy of his generation, Basu had replied that if the girl was acceptable to his parents, unfortunately, Basanti died in 1942, hardly two years after the wedding, and there were no surviving children. Basus mother, Hemalata Devi, also died a few months later, after returning to India, Basu had become an active member of the Communist Party, to his fathers chagrin. After Basantis death, he deepened his involvement, virtually giving up the pretense of earning a living as a lawyer and his legal practice was mostly about providing legal services pro bono to the party and its affiliates, in particular to trade unions. He lived as always with his father and extended family and thus had little need to earn a living. As a young barrister studying in England, he had been a catch for any family with a marriageable daughter, but the situation was altered now

24. Chitta Basu (politician) – Chitta Basu was an Indian politician and a leader of the All India Forward Bloc. He was born in Dacca, in 1926, in his obituary, The Indian Express described Basu as belonging to the rare tribe of politicians who did politics for a cause and practiced what they preached. Barasat was his Indian Parliamentary constituency for two decades. Basu graduated from Daulatpur College in Khulna district and he later earned his masters from the University of Calcutta. Chitta Basu joined the Forward Bloc formed by Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose in 1939, Basu worked for the party since he had joined it as a promising student leader in 1945. He rose to become the partys youth wing, All-India Yuba Leagues general secretary in 1947-48, after Partition, Basu immersed himself in refugee rehabilitation work. In 1972, he became the central committee member and then the general secretary in 1977. In 1957, he was first elected to the West Bengal state legislative assembly from Barasat constituency of the then undivided 24 Parganas district, in 1966, he became a Rajya Sabha member. He was elected to the 6th Lok Sabha from Barasat constituency in 1977 and he was re-elected to the Lok Sabha in 1980,1989,1991 and 1996 from the same constituency. In 1996, he became a member of the United Front steering committee, Basu was one of the AIFB leaders who struggled for the partys survival immediately after Independence, other political parties abused the Forward Bloc over Boses alliance with the Axis. Chitta Basu died of an attack on the Howrah-bound Danapur Express between Madhupur and Jasidih stations in Bihar on Sunday morning,5 October 1997. He was returning to Calcutta after attending a rally organised by a 17-party left. He died a bachelor at the age of 72, All India Forward Bloc Barasat Rediff News Election Result from Barasat, WB AIFB History, Chitta Basu Parliament of India

25. Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee – Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee is an Indian politician and was former member of the politburo of the Communist Party of India. He was the Chief Minister of West Bengal from 2000 to 2011 and he is the second West Bengal Chief Minister to lose an election from his own constituency, after Prafulla Chandra Sen in 1967. Born in 1944 in north Calcutta, Bhattacharjee belongs to a family which had produced another famous son, revolutionary poet Sukanta Bhattacharya was his fathers cousin. A former student of Sailendra Sirkar Vidyalaya and he studied Bengali literature at the Presidency College, Kolkata, and secured his B. A degree in Bengali, later he joined the CPI as a primary member. Besides taking active part in the movement, he also supported Vietnams cause in 1968. He was appointed secretary of the Democratic Youth Federation, the youth wing of the CPI that was later merged into the Democratic Youth Federation of India. In 1977, Bhattacharjee was elected as a Legislative Assembly Member for the first time and it was the first time that the CPI-led Left Front came to power in West Bengal. He was given charge of the ministry of information and culture, it was his position and during his tenure he contributed to Bengali theatre, movies. After losing the 1982 assembly election from Cossipore, he changed his constituency to Jadavpur in 1987, the move was successful, he won comfortably and regained his post. Bhattacharjee is also known to be a cricket fan. An avid traveller, he has toured extensively in China, the erstwhile Soviet Union, Cuba, Vietnam, Great Britain, France, bhattacharyya and his wife Meera have a daughter, Suchetana who is an environment and wildlife activist. In 1993, Buddhadeb tendered his resignation from the cabinet due to a significant difference of opinion with Jyoti Basu. However, there has never been any evidence on reasons behind his leaving the cabinet. It is during this period, Buddhadeb has written a critique of poetry written by Jibanananda Das, not only did the two leaders become closer during this period, Bhattacharjee also matured as a politician. This eventually led to his being promoted the Chief Minister, when Basu finally decided to step down in 2000, though Basu was ill and aged, his government was fast losing popularity. There were substantiated media stories about corruption involving Basus son, Bhattacharjee was made the Chief Minister with the objective of making the administration look cleaner and more efficient. His clean image was responsible for winning a record 6th term for the Left Front government in West Bengal in May 2001. He was inducted into the Politburo at the 17th party congress organised in 2002, after becoming the chief minister, Bhattacharjee liberalized Bengals economy significantly and attracted a lot of foreign investment in Bengal

26. Chandrima Bhattacharya – Chandrima Bhattacharya is an All India Trinamool Congress politician and Minister of Law, Judicial Affairs and Health in the Council of Ministers of West Bengal. Chandrima Bhattacharya was inducted as a minister in the first reshuffle of the ministry in January 2012 after Mamata Banerjee took over as Chief Minister and she was also made the junior Law Minister in October 2012. She was promoted as a minister and given independent charge of Law. She holds B. Com and Ll. B. degrees and she was a practising advocate in Calcutta High Court till the 2011 elections. She had been elected a Member of the Legislative Assembly on a All India Trinamool Congress ticket from Dum Dum Uttar in 2011

27. U. N. Biswas – Upendranath Biswas or Upen Biswas or simply U. N. Biswas is an Indian politician and the present Minister for Backward Class Welfare in the Government of West Bengal. He is also an MLA, elected from the Bagda constituency in the West Bengal state assembly election,2011 and he retired as the additional director of Indias Central Bureau of Investigation, which he served as an officer of the Indian Police Service. He first became a news-maker by relentlessly pursuing former Chief Ministers of Bihar, Jagannath Mishra and Lalu Prasad Yadav in the Rs.950 crore Fodder scam as the joint Director, CBI. He created a controversy by seeking the help of the Indian Army in rushing to arrest Lalu Prasad Yadav, following which he was harassed by his department and he is also known as a caste historian. His efficiency and honesty were always on the top and he was involved in detecting and resolving many scams when he held the Office of the Joint Director, Central Bureau of Investigation a. k. a. The most popular of these was perhaps the scam for Chara Ghotala in which he caught the corrupt politician Lalu Prasad Yadav, even after threats to his life from different politicians, he did his duties perfectly up to the end. After retirement from his job, he joined the All India Trinamool Congress party and won from Bagda in Bongaon subdivision

28. Chiranjeet – Chiranjeet, also known as Deepak Chakraborty, is a Bengali Indian actor and director in the Bengali film industry located in Kolkata, West Bengal. He is also a politician and a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Government of West Bengal and he was born in November 2,1955 at Kolkata. Chiranjeet completed his Higher Secondary from Mitra Institution and he studied B. E In Architecture at Jadavpur University, but did not appear for his final examination. He has worked for Desh magazine and as a newsreader on TV and he is also a famous stage artist. He is married and has a daughter, chiranjeet contested in the West Bengal state assembly election,2011 in Barasat constituency for All India Trinamool Congress and won the seat. As of September 2011, he is a Member of the Legislative Assembly of Government of West Bengal. nytimes. com www. gomolo. in www. flixster. com www. hollywood. com

29. Subhas Chakraborty – Subhas Chakraborty was a leader in the Communist Party of India and Transport, Sports and Youth Services Minister in the Government of West Bengal. Chakraborty was born in 1942 in Dhaka, British India to Hemchandra Chakraborty and his political career began from his residence in Dum Dum. Subhas Chakrabarty studied at Dum Dum Motijheel College, which was affiliated with the prestigious University of Calcutta. Thereafter, he was the Secretary of the Bengal Provincial Students Federation, in 1962 he joined the still undivided Communist Party of India and in the 1964 party split, he aligned with the Communist Party of India. Chakrabarty was also the vice-president of the CITUs West Bengal branch, chakrabortys wife, Ramala Chakraborty, is also a member of the CPI. She is now the Vice-President of the AIDWA West Bengal State Committee, apart from the that she was the convener of an NGO, Pather Panchali. In 1977 with coming of the first Left Front Government he became an MLA from the Belgachia East constituency, in 1987 became a full minister of Sports, Youth affairs and Tourism department. In the assembly formed in 1991 also, he was the MIC of the same departments, in 1996 he became the MIC of Transport and Sports. In 2001 he became the additional MIC for HRBC also, finally in 2006 he was the Honorable Minister of Transport, Sports and Youth Services. He served in those capacities until his death, throughout his life Subhas remained controversial, but was a down-to-earth person. He was more a mass leader than a political leader, but regarding his age it is confirmed that he was 67 years old during his death. Chakraborty died on 3 August 2009 at 11,35 AM at the AMRI Hospitals, Kolkata a week after being admitted with lung and kidney disorders, and severe heart problems. Sources differ upon his age at the time of his death, at his death, the nonagenarian Communist leader Jyoti Basu, who was also his political idol expressed It is my time to go. But the irony is I am alive, while Subhas is no more and he was a very capable leader. Basu died five months later, incidentally in the hospital as Chakraborty died. Former India cricket captain Sourav Ganguly had said I am shocked, I knew for the last few months that Subhasda was ill. I knew him since my childhood as a family friend National Film Awards-winning actor Mithun Chakraborty said he was like a brother to him. He helped everybody, irrespective of party affiliations, every day 100-150 people would come to his residence for help

30. Sovandeb Chattopadhyay – Sovandeb Chattopadhyay is an Indian politician representing Trinamool Congress and is the first elected MLA of the party, elected in 1998. He was the Chief Whip of his party in the West Bengal Vidhan Sabha from 2011 to 2016, on May 27,2016 he took charge as the Honble Minister of Power, Government of West Bengal. A boxer in his days, he is a veteran trade union leader, armed with degrees in science. He is president of Kolkata Auto Rickshaw Operators’ Union, sovandeb Chattopadhyay won the Baruipur seat as a Congress candidate in 1991 and 1996and as a Trinamool Congress candidate won the Rasbehari seat in 2001 and 2006. In 2011 he was pitted against a green-horn and won by nearly 50,000 votes and was further re-elected in 2016, currently he is the Honble Minister-in-Charge, Department of Power and Non Conventional Energy Sources, Government of West Bengal

31. Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury – Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury was born in a Bengali family is currently a member of the 16th Lok Sabha of India. He represents the Berhampore constituency of West Bengal and is a member of the Indian National Congress political party, having dropped out of school at age 15 when political atmosphere was very tense and violent. He became MLA in 1996 and MP in 1999, when Chowdhury has contested the Berhampore Lok Sabha seat, nobody expected him to win as Berhampore had not been won by the Congress since 1951 and was an RSP stronghold. He has won the Berhampore Lok Sabha seat consecutively since 1999. He was also responsible for the recent election of President Pranabs son Abhijit Mukherjee from the Jangipur Lok Sabha seat. On 28 October 2012 he was inducted in the Union Ministry under Prime Minister Shri Manmohan Singh as Minister of State for Railways and he became the president of West Bengal Pradesh Congress on 10 February 2014. He was suspended from the Lok Sabha for a day of 28 July 2015 by speaker Sumitra Mahajan for insulting the chair after he banged a placard on her desk, on 22 January 2015, he was allotted a different accommodation instead of his current government allotted bungalow. But Mr Chowdhury claimed that the house was occupied by another person when he went to inspect it. He reportedly rejected three more alternatives, when the officials were determined to evict him, Mr Choudhury moved out on 2 February 2016. In the response, Mr Chowdhury wrote to Lok Sabha Speaker Sumitra Mahajan that his dignity and prestige have been severely injured, have some dignity, the Supreme Court told him on 5 February 2016, dismissing his request to keep the house longer. Official biographical sketch in Parliament of India website

32. Alamohan Das – Alamohan Das was a pioneering industrialist and politician. Hailing from a peasant family in the Howrah district of India. He started his business career when he was just 14 years old selling small things and he established the industrial township of Dasnagar in the Howrah district. In 1930, he founded the India Machinery Co. which, amongst the products of the company were lathes, weighing machines, textile manufacturing machines, and printing machines. In independent Indias first election in 1951, he won a seat in the West Bengal state assembly, contesting as an independent candidate from Amta



Winner and Runnerup Candidate in Sagardighi assembly constituency


The table below shows the Winner and Runnerup candidate form the Sagardighi Assembly Constituency. The party symbol is also shown along.

Winner Candidate -

Subrata Saha (won by:5214)

Sagardighi Election Results 2016

Table showing the winning and the runner-up Candidate of the 2016 Vidhan Sabha Election in Sagardighi Assembly

YearPartySymbolstatusCandidate Namevotes
2016AITC WinnerSubrata Saha 44817
2016INC RunnerUpAminul Islam 39603

List of candidates for Sagardighi Constituency 2016

The table below shows the contesting candidates of AITMC, BJP, CPI(M), Congress, CPI, Independent etc. from the Sagardighi Assembly Constituency in the West bengal Assembly (Vidhan Sabha) Elections 2016.


Sitting and previous MLAs from Sagardighi Assembly Constituency

Below is the list of winners and runners-up in the Sagardighi assembly elections conducted so far.

YearA C No.Constituency NameCategoryWinnerGenderPartyVoteRunner UpGenderPartyVote
201160SagardighiGENSubrata SahaMAITC54708Ismail SekhMCPM50134
200653Sagardighi(SC)Parikshit LetMCPI(M)62983Rajesh Kumar BhakatMINC56920
200153Sagardighi(SC)Das Paresh NathMCPM53883Rajesh Kumar BhakatMAITC51253
199653Sagardighi(SC)Das Paresh NathMCPM58259Nrisingha Kumar MondalMINC51562
199153Sagardighi(SC)Das Paresh NathMCPM47492Narsinha Kumar MandalMINC36446
198753Sagardighi(SC)Paresh Nath DasMCPM47074Nrisinha Kumar MondalMINC38122
198253Sagardighi(SC)Biswas HazariMCPM34484Nrisinha Kumar MondalMINC34035
197753Sagardighi(SC)Hazari BiswasMCPM11394Atul Chandra SarkarMINC10477
197249Sagardighi(SC)Nrisinha Kumar MandalMINC17824Joy Chand DasMRSP11566
197149Sagardighi(SC)Atul Chandra SarkarMINC6898DasjoychandMRSP5263
196949Sagardighi(SC)Kuber Chand HaldarMBAC16962Ambika Charan DasMINC11326
196749Sagardighi(SC)A.C. DasMINC10440K.C. HaldarMBAC8981
196244Sagardighi(SC)Ambika Charan DasMINC11594Kuber Chand HaldarMIND3489
195136SagardighiGENKuber Chand HaldarMINC17157AlimazzamamMIND13085
195136SagardighiGENShyamapada BhattacharyyaMINC16668Pankaj Kumar DasMSP12946

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