Manas Bhunia

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Manas Bhunia মানস ভূঁইয়া
Manas Ranjan Bhunia - Kolkata 2012-01-21 8509.JPG
MP of Rajya Sabha for West Bengal
Assumed office
19 August 2017
Preceded byDebabrata Bandyopadhyay
Minister for Irrigation and Waterways
In office
May 20, 2011 – September 25, 2012
Preceded bySubhas Naskar
Minister for Small & Micro Industries and Textile
In office
May 20, 2011 – Sept, 25,2012
Succeeded byMamata banerjee
In office
1982-1996,2003- – 24 July 2017 (Resigned)
Preceded byGouranga Samanta
Succeeded byGeeta Bhunia
President of the West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee
In office
23 October 2008 – 17 January 2011
Preceded byPriya Ranjan Dasmunsi
Succeeded byPradip Bhattacharya
Personal details
Born (1952-02-28) 28 February 1952 (age 67)
Sabang, Paschim Medinipur
Political partyAll India Trinamool Congress (2016- Incumbent) Indian National Congress (1970-2016)

Manas Bhunia is an Indian politician and was the Minister for Irrigation and Waterways and the Minister for Small & Micro Industries and Textile in the Government of West Bengal.[1] He is also an MLA, elected from the Sabang constituency in the West Bengal state assembly election, 2011.he along with all other ministers in the state cabinet resigned after I.N.C. took back the support from the state government. He joined the All India Trinamool Congress in 2016.

On 26 August 2015, he accused West Bengal police forces of selectively arresting supporters of the Chhatra Parishad movement.[2] On September 16, he began an indefinite fast to protest the murder of one of the movement's members.[3]


  1. ^ "Ministers in Mamata's Cabinet". Government of West Bengal. 21 May 2011. Archived from the original on 5 October 2011. Retrieved 22 May 2011.
  2. ^ "BJP MLA booked for assaulting tehsildar". The Times of India.
  3. ^ Press Trust of India. "Congress MLA Manas Bhuniya starts indefinite fast".