Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya

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Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya or Bikash Bhattacharya (Bengali বিকাশ রঞ্জন ভট্টাচার্য্য) is an Indian politician. He served as mayor of Kolkata 2005-2010, heading the Kolkata municipal corporation, in the state of West Bengal.

Short biography[edit]

Bikash Bhattacharya hails from the Kalighat region of Kolkata.[1] He joined the Communist Party of India (Marxist) as a student. He is a lawyer by profession. He took over the reins of Kolkata from the outgoing Mayor Subroto Mukherjee of Trinamool Congress party.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Konar, Debasish (5 February 2006). "The Chosen One Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya". The Times of India. Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd. Retrieved 2008-07-15.