Manohar Tirkey

Manohar Tirkey
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
Constituency Alipurduars
In office
1977-1987,1991  2009
Constituency Kalchini
Personal details
Born ( 1953-11-20) 20 November 1953
Nationality Indian
Political party Revolutionary Socialist Party
Spouse(s) Sitamuni Tirkey
Residence Satali Tea Garden, P.O. Hasimara, P.S. Jaigaon, Jalpaiguri district
Profession Trade Unionist

Manohar Tirkey (born 20 November 1953) is a member of the 15th Lok Sabha. He was elected on a Revolutionary Socialist Party ticket from Alipurduars (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

The son of the late Leba Tirkey and late Sundhari Tirkey, he was born at Satali Tea Garden in Jalpaiguri district on 20 November 1953. He was educated at St. Josheph’s High School, Alipurduars. While in school he was the best player in the B.C.Roy Trophy.[2]

An active trade unionist, he is General Secretary of Dooars Cha Bagan Workers’ Union and North Bengal Forest Majdur Union (both affiliated to UTUC) and is a member of the state committee of UTUC and RSP. As a member of the Lok Sabha, he is member of the Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment and Committee on Government Assurances.[2]

Earlier, he was elected to the West Bengal state assembly from Kalchini (Vidhan Sabha constituency) in 2006, 1996, 1991, 1982 and 1977.[3] He was minister of state for PWD in 1996-2001 and in the Left Front Ministry in West Bengal in 2006.[1][2]


  1. 1 2 "Manohar Tirkey: Political Profile".
  2. 1 2 3 "Detailed Profile: Shri Manhar Tirkey". Government of India. Retrieved 2010-09-25.
  3. "11 - Kalchini (ST) Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-10-16.

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