Kanti Ganguly

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Kanti Ganguly
Minister for Sports, Youth Welfare and Sundarbans Development
In office
2001-2011
ConstituencyMathurapur
MLA
In office
2001-2011
Preceded bySatya Ranjan Bapuli
Succeeded byConstituency abolished
ConstituencyMathurapur
Personal details
Born (1943-04-14) 14 April 1943 (age 76)
NationalityIndian
Political partyCommunist Party of India (Marxist)
Children2 Sons
ResidenceP-9 Panchasayar Aykar Griha Nirman Samabya Society Ltd., PO Panchasyar, PS Purba Jadavpur, Kolkata

Kanti Ganguly (full name: Kanti Bhusan Gangopadhyay) is an Indian politician, belonging to the Communist Party of India (Marxist). He served as a minister in the Left Front government of West Bengal.

He was initially minister in charge of Sunderbans Development and after the death of Subhas Chakraborty in 2009, he was also allotted the portfolio of sports and youth welfare.[1][2]

In the Cyclone Aila devastated Sundarbans, Kanti Ganguly was the only minister to work physically with the villagers.[3]

The son of the late Bhuban Mohan Gangopadhyay, he is a commerce graduate.[4]

He was elected to state assembly in 2001 and 2006 from Mathurapur.[5][6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Subhas loyalist may get ministry". Indian Express, 9 August 2009. Retrieved 31 October 2014.
  2. ^ "Kanti complains against secretary". The Times of India 9 April 2012. Retrieved 31 October 2014.
  3. ^ "Kanti lends a hand in repairs". The Times of India 1 June 2009. Retrieved 31 October 2014.
  4. ^ "Kanti Bhusan Gangopadhyay". My Neta. Retrieved 31 October 2014.
  5. ^ "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 31 October 2014.
  6. ^ "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 31 October 2014.