Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya
|Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya|
|Mayor of Kolkata Municipal Corporation|
|Preceded by||Subrata Mukherjee|
|Succeeded by||Sovan Chatterjee|
|Constituency||Ward No. 100|
27 November 1951|
Kolkata, West Bengal
|Political party||Communist Party of India (Marxist)|
|Alma mater||University of Calcutta|
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.
Bikash Bhattacharya hails from the Kalighat region of Kolkata. 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.
- Konar, Debasish (5 February 2006). "The Chosen One Bikash Ranjan Bhattacharya". The Times of India. Bennett Coleman & Co. Ltd. Retrieved 2008-07-15.
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