Bansa Gopal Chowdhury

Bansa Gopal Chowdhury
Member of the Indian Parliament
for Asansol
In office
Preceded by Bikash Chowdhury
Succeeded by Babul Supriyo
Constituency Asansol, West Bengal[1]
In office
Preceded by Haradhan Roy
Succeeded by Haradhan Jha
Constituency Raniganj
Personal details
Born (1960-01-12) 12 January 1960.[1]
Raniganj, (West Bengal).
Citizenship  India
Nationality  India
Political party Communist Party of India (Marxist).[1]
Spouse(s) Mrs. Santwana Chowdhury
Children 2 sons.
Parents Mr. Satyapada Chowdhury (Father),
Mrs. Kalyani Chowdhury (Mother)
Residence Raniganj & New Delhi.[1]
Alma mater Triveni Devi Bhalotia College, economics graduate.[1]
Profession Social worker &
Committees Member of several committees

Bansa Gopal Chowdhury is an Indian Politician and is Member of Parliament of the 15th Lok Sabha of India. He represents the Asansol constituency of West Bengal and is a member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) political party.[1]

Early life and education

Bansa Chowdhury was born in Raniganj, West Bengal. He did his graduation from Triveni Devi Bhalotia College in Raniganj. Chowdhury was a social worker prior to becoming a politician.[1]

Political career

Bansa Chowdhury, prior to contesting for Lok Sabha elections, was also a member of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly and was also a Cabinate Minister in the West Bengal government. Chowdhury was also an elected parliamentarian from the same constituency in the 14th Lok Sabha of India.[1]

Posts Held

# From To Position
01 - - Member, West Bengal Legislative Assembly
02 - - Cabinet Minister, West Bengal
03 2005 2009 Member, 14th Lok Sabha
04 2005 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Coal and Steel
05 2009 2014 Member, 15th Lok Sabha
06 2009 2014 Member, Committee on Industry

See also


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 "Member Profile". Lok Sabha website. Retrieved Jan 2014. Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
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