Subrata Bakshi

Indian politician

Subrata Bakshi (born 23 July 1950) is an Indian politician. He is the current Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha from West Bengal.[1] He is Deputy Leader of the parliamentary party of Trinamool Congress in Rajya Sabha on 7 February 2021. He is the General Secretary and State President of West Bengal All India Trinamool Congress. He was the Minister for Public Works and Transport in the Government of West Bengal in 2011. He was also an MLA, elected from the Bhabanipur constituency in the 2011 West Bengal state assembly election.[2][3]

He was elected to parliament from South Kolkata constituency after Mamata Banerjee resigned to become a member of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly. He was elected on 10 December 2011 with a margin of 2,30,999 votes. At 2014 Lok Sabha elections, he was re-elected again as member of parliament. Later in 2020, he was elected as a member of Rajya Sabha.

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  1. "Subrata Bakshi takes oath as Rajya Sabha member". The Hindu. Retrieved 8 February 2021.
  2. "Mamata allots portfolios, keeps key ministries". Archived from the original on 25 May 2011. Retrieved 8 February 2021.
  3. All the Didi's men