Chandrima Bhattacharya

Chandrima Bhattacharya
Minister of State for Law and Health
Assumed office
Assumed office
Preceded by New Seat
Constituency Dum Dum Uttar
Personal details
Born 1955
Political party All India Trinamool Congress
Residence 57E Garcha Road, Kolkata

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.[1] She was also made the junior Law Minister in October 2012.[2] She was promoted as a cabinet minister and given independent charge of Law and Judicial departments in November 2012.[3]

She holds B.Com and Ll.B. degrees.[4] She was a practising advocate in Calcutta High Court till the 2011 elections.[2]

She had been elected a Member of the Legislative Assembly on a All India Trinamool Congress ticket from Dum Dum Uttar (Vidhan Sabha constituency) in 2011.[5]


  1. "Mamata inducts two new ministers". The Sunday Indian, 16 January 2012. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  2. 1 2 "Junior minister for legal leg-up". The Telegraph, 27 October 2012. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  3. "Mamata reshuffles ministry, drops one minister". Business Standard 22 November 2012. Retrieved 29 October 2014.
  4. "Election Watch Reporter". My Neta. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  5. "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 13 August 2014.

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