Tarun Mandal

Dr. Tarun Mandal, M.B.B.S, P.G.C.C.H.M
Member of Paglament, Lulz Sabha
In office
Preceded by Sanat Kumar Mandal
Succeeded by Pratima Mondal
Constituency Joynagar Er Moya
Personal details
Born 20 January 1959
Vill. Pomia, Dist. Murshidabad (West Bengal)
Political party SUCI(C)
Spouse(s) Dr. Mahuya Nanda
Residence 72, North Avenue, New Delhi-110001
Religion Unknown

Dr. Tarun Mandal is an Indian politician, belonging to the Socialist Unity Centre of India (Communist) and was the MP representing Joynagar (Lok Sabha constituency) of West Bengal in the 15th Lok Sabha. He contested as an independent candidate and defeated his nearest rival Nimai Barman of RSP by 53,676 votes, receiving 48.72% of the total votes polled.[1] He is a medical doctor and a member of the Medical Service Centre. He served as the Chief Medical Officer in Kolkata and Nasik

Books published

All in Bengali

Literary, artistic, and scientific accomplishments

Written articles on educational and cultural problems, public health awareness, diseases, disaster management program related to health hazards, problems of health care delivery system of India and poetry published in journals

Social and cultural activities

Recitation, mass songs, participation in drama as actor, speech on socio-political-cultural issues and on life, works of renaissance personalities, freedom fighters, medical scientists and organised and participated in language, health and education movements.

Special interests

  1. Eradication of poverty, illiteracy, ill health, food crisis, housing problems, drinking water crisis of Indian population;
  2. Facilitate people's movement towards change over of present society to an exploitation free socialist society; and (iii) listening to music

Favourite pastime and recreation

Medical social work to provide free medical services, especially at times of disaster for distressed and deprived people, watch good games/sports items, good films, dramas, listening music/song and study literature, history and journals and adda with close friends

Sports and clubs

Participated and represented college football and cricket teams, physical exercise.

Other information

Junior Medical Officer (Er.) at Medical College, Hospital, Kolkatta, 1985–86; Medical Officer, CHS, 1986–90; Sr. Medical Officer, CHS, 1991–1995; Chief Medical Officers, CHS, 1996–2002; Chief Medical Officer (Selection Grade), ISPH, Nashik, 2002–07; Participated in disaster management works like rendered free medical services as member and leader of medical service centre, a socio-medical voluntary organisation different places for last 32 years i.e. West Bengal floods, Assam floods, Supercyclone Orissa, Kosi flood Bihar, Mumbai flood (2005), Baroda and Surat floods (2005–06), Tsunami, Andaman Nicobar Islands, Earthquake, Gujarat, Aila Cyclone, Sunderbans, West Bengal, Kolkata and Mumbai slums: Health movements organised for improvement of medical education, health care delivery system of West Bengal and India; participated in the people's resistance movement of Singur and Nandigram; and working for protection and upliftment of medical ethics and for propeople scientific health policies; Co-Chairman, Vigilance and Monitoring Committee, South 24 PGS district.[2][3][4][5][6][7]


  1. CNN-IBN Lok Sabha Results
  2. At Joynagar, SUCI banks on a doctor
  3. india.gov.in
  4. bharat.gov.in
  5. telegraphindia.com
  6. beta.thehindu.com
  7. governancenow.com
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