Abdur Razzak Molla

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Abdur Razzak Molla
Minister of Land and Land Reforms
In office
1977–2011
Preceded by N/A
Succeeded by N/A
Constituency Canning Purba
Member of Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
1977
Preceded by Gobinda Chandra Naskar
Constituency Canning Purba
Personal details
Born 1945
Nationality Indian
Political party

All India Trinamool Congress (2016- Incumbent)
Bharatiya Nyaybichar Party (BNP) (Expelled in 2016)

CPI(M) (Expelled in 2014),[1]
Residence Vill Bankri, PO Chandaneswar, PS Bhangor, South 24-Parganas

Abdur Razzak Molla or Rezzak Mollah was Minister for Land and Land Reforms in the Left Front Ministry in the Indian state of West Bengal.

The son of Karim Bukhs Molla, a peasant who cultivated paddy and vegetables, he was attracted to the Communist movement while a college student and started his political career on the peasant front.[2][3]

Abdur Razzak Molla was elected from the Canning Purba seat from 1977 to 2011.[4] He was one of the few ministers to retain his seat in the 2011 elections.[5]

In February 2014, the CPI(M) West Bengal State Committee issued a note expelling Razzak Molla from the party for his anti-party activities. He formed a new political party- Bharatiya Naybichar Party (BNP) on Oct 18, 2014. However, Mollah was expelled from the BNP for establishing relationship with Mamata Banerjee and TMC in Jan 2016 and he joined hands with Trinamool Congress officially in Feb 2016.[6]

He was made a candidate for the Trinamool Congress from Bhangar for the 2016 assembly elections.

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://ibnlive.in.com/news/cpim-expels-rebel-leader-abdur-rezzak-mollah/454537-37-64.html
  2. ^ "Abdur Razzak Molla – CPI(M)". myneta.info. Retrieved 10 November 2010. 
  3. ^ "‘The CPI(M) Has To Change Its Attitude To Win Bengal’". Tehelka Magazine, Vol 6, Issue 22, Dated 6 June 2009. Retrieved 10 November 2010. 
  4. ^ "106 – Canning East Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 October 2010. 
  5. ^ "Canning Purba". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 13 May 2011. 
  6. ^ http://www.newkerala.com/news/2016/fullnews-20132.html