Kapil Krishna Thakur

Kapil Krishna Thakur
Member of the India Parliament
for Bangaon
Assumed office
Preceded by Gobinda Chandra Naskar
Succeeded by Mamata Thakur
Personal details
Born (1940-06-13)13 June 1940
Died 13 October 2014(2014-10-13) (aged 74)
Political party Trinamool Congress
Residence Thakur Nagar, Gaighata, North 24 Parganas, West Bengal

Kapil Krishna Thakur was an Indian politician and a member of parliament to the 16th Lok Sabha from Bangaon (Lok Sabha constituency), West Bengal.

He won the Indian general election, 2014 being an All India Trinamool Congress candidate.[1] He is a graduate of the University of Calcutta.[2]

He was the eldest son of Matua Barama Binapani Devi and the sanghadhipati of Matua Mahasangha. The estimated seven-million-strong Matua sect comprises West Bengal's second largest scheduled caste population. The Namasudra refugees had migrated from former East Pakistan. Majulkrishna Thakur is his younger brother.[3]

He died at Kolkata on 13 October 2014, after being ill for sometime.[3]


  1. "Constituencywise-All Candidates". Retrieved 17 May 2014.
  2. MyNeta link
  3. 1 2 "Matua MP from Bongaon passes away in Kolkata hospital". The Times of India, 14 October 2014. Retrieved 14 October 2014.

This article is issued from Wikipedia - version of the 11/24/2016. The text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share Alike but additional terms may apply for the media files.