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Manas Bhunia মানস ভূঁইয়া
|MP of Rajya Sabha for West Bengal|
|Assumed office |
19 August 2017
|Preceded by||Debabrata Bandyopadhyay|
|Minister for Irrigation and Waterways|
May 20, 2011 – September 25, 2012
|Preceded by||Subhas Naskar|
|Minister for Small & Micro Industries and Textile|
May 20, 2011 – Sept, 25,2012
|Succeeded by||Mamata banerjee|
1982-1996,2003- – 24 July 2017 (Resigned)
|Preceded by||Gouranga Samanta|
|Succeeded by||Geeta Bhunia|
|President of the West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee|
23 October 2008 – 17 January 2011
|Preceded by||Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi|
|Succeeded by||Pradip Bhattacharya|
|Born||28 February 1952|
Sabang, Paschim Medinipur
|Political party||All 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. 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. On September 16, he began an indefinite fast to protest the murder of one of the movement's members.
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- "Ministers in Mamata's Cabinet". Government of West Bengal. 21 May 2011. Archived from the original on 5 October 2011. Retrieved 22 May 2011.
- "BJP MLA booked for assaulting tehsildar". The Times of India.
- Press Trust of India. "Congress MLA Manas Bhuniya starts indefinite fast". India.com.
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