Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya

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Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya
Mayor of Kolkata Municipal Corporation
In office
2005–2010
Preceded by Subrata Mukherjee
Succeeded by Sovan Chatterjee
Constituency Ward No. 100
Personal details
Born (1951-11-27)27 November 1951
Kolkata, West Bengal
Nationality Indian
Political party Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Alma mater University of Calcutta
Profession Politician, Lawyer
Religion Hindu

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.He was appointed Advocate General, Tripura for 5 years.

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.