Lakshman Chandra Seth

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Dr. Lakshman Chandra Seth
Member of the Indian Parliament
for Tamluk
In office
Preceded by Jayanta Bhattacharya
Succeeded by Suvendu Adhikari
In office
Preceded by Shiba Nath Das
Succeeded by Tushar Kanti Mandal
Constituency Sutahata
Personal details
Born (1946-04-11) 11 April 1946 (age 70)
Midnapore East, West Bengal
Political party

CPI(M) (Expelled In 2014)

Bharatiya Janata Party (2016-Incumbent)
Spouse(s) Late Tamalika Panda Seth
Children 2 sons
Residence Midnapore East
Religion Hindu

Lakshman Chandra Seth (born 11 April 1946), commonly known as Lakshman Seth, was an Indian politician from Tamluk, West Bengal, India. He was a member of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and is a former MP from Tamluk.[1]

He was expelled from the Communist Party of India (Marxist) for anti-party activities and charges of corruption and nepotism, and joined a party named National Confederacy of India as one of its Secretaries, but was also expelled from there within a month on charges of anti-party activities and factionalism.

He is the alleged mastermind of the Nandigram violence and also accused to have involved in disappearance of six persons during the same in 2007.[2][3] He was arrested from a Mumbai guest house in March, 2012 and got bail after 4 months.[4]


  1. ^ Biographical Sketch Member of Parliament 12th Lok Sabha- SETH, SHRI LAKSHMAN CHANDRA Retrieved 11 November 2012
  2. ^ Nandigram accused Laxman Seth arrested from Mumbai Retrieved 12 November 2012
  3. ^ CID team grabs Lakshman Seth from Mumbai Retrieved 12 November 2012
  4. ^ Calcutta HC grants bail to Lakshman Seth in Nandigram case Retrieved 12 November 2012

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