Giasuddin Molla

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Giasuddin Molla
গিয়াস উদ্দিন মোল্লা
Portrait of Md. Giasuddin Molla
Assumed office
20 May 2011
ConstituencyMagrahat Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
Member of Legislative Assembly
Personal details
Born1956
Rajarhat, Diamond Harbour, West Bengal, India
NationalityIndian
Political partyIndian National Congress (1970–1998)
Trinamool Congress
(1998–present)
Spouse(s)Hafiza Bibi (1978-2017)
ChildrenAbdul Rahaman Molla
Abdul Rahim Molla
Rajesh Rayson Molla
ResidenceRajarhat, Diamond Harbour, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal, India
ProfessionPolitician, Businessman

Giasuddin Molla (Bengali: গিয়াস উদ্দিন মোল্লা) is the Member of the Legislative Assembly from Magrahat Paschim (Vidhan Sabha constituency) in West Bengal.[1]

Career[edit]

In 1997, Mamata Banerjee left the Indian National Congress Party in West Bengal and founded the All India Trinamool Congress. Molla also left the Congress Party and joined newly established Trinamool Congress Party. The party won 184 of 294 seats in the West Bengal Legislative Assembly election, 2011.[2] Molla defeated Dr. Abul Hasnat of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) to win his seat. Molla is serving as Minister of State for Minority Affairs.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "West Bengal Assembly Election 2011". Empowering India. Retrieved 21 February 2014.
  2. ^ "Trinamool Congress wins four Rajya Sabha seats in West Bengal; Congress bags two in Assam, three in Andhra Pradesh". NDTV. NDTV Convergence Limited. 8 February 2014. Retrieved 21 February 2014.
  3. ^ Jawed, Zeeshan (17 January 2013). "We won't accept 99% work done lie: Minority leader". The Telegraph of India. Retrieved 21 February 2014.