Sujan Chakraborty

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Dr. Sujan Chakraborty
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Member of Legislative Assembly
In office
19 May 2016 – 2 May 2021
Preceded byManish Gupta
Succeeded byDebabrota Majumder (Malay)
In office
Preceded bySovandeb Chattopadhyay
Succeeded byArup Bhadra
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
13 May 2004 - 16 May 2009
Preceded byKrishna Bose
Succeeded byKabir Suman
Leader of Left Front in West Bengal Legislative Assembly
In office
May 2016 – May 2021
Personal details
Born (1959-03-16) 16 March 1959 (age 62)
Kalikapur, West Bengal, India
Political partyCommunist Party of India (Marxist)
Spouse(s)Mili Chakraborty
Alma materJadavpur University

Dr. Sujan Chakraborty (born 16 March 1959) is an Indian biomedical scientist and politician who is the leader of the Communist Party of India (Marxist).[1][2] He was the MLA of Jadavpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) from 2016 to 2021.[1] In the 2016 West Bengal Assembly elections, he defeated his nearest rival, Minister for Power in the Government of West Bengal, Manish Gupta of the Trinamool Congress.[3] He was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha representing Jadavpur constituency in West Bengal state.

Chakraborty was the editor of Chhatra Sangram (Students' Struggle), the Bengali organ of the state unit of the Students Federation of India from 1986 to 1988.[citation needed][1] He was the secretary of the state unit of the organization from 1988 to 1993 and general secretary of its central body from 1993 to 1994. From 1996 to 2000 Chakraborty was a member of the state unit of the Centre of Indian Trade Unions. Later, he became a member of the General Council of the Centre of Indian Trade Unions. Member, (i) Indian Science Congress Association; (ii) Indian Pharmaceutical Association, (iii) Pharmacy Council of India, and (iv) West Bengal State Council of Technical Education; Written several articles on student movement, political and contemporary issues; presented research papers in various International Scientific Conferences in India and abroad. West Bengal State Committee (1988–93),West Bengal Pharmaceutical & Photochemical Development Corporation Ltd., 1996–2001; Infusion India Ltd., 1998–1999; West Bengal Rural Energy Development Corporation Ltd., 1999–2004.


  1. ^ a b c "Members : Lok Sabha". Retrieved 26 February 2021.
  2. ^ "Bengal sitting on a coronavirus time bomb". The Sunday Guardian Live. 18 April 2020. Retrieved 26 February 2021.
  3. ^ "Trinamool to nominate Manish Gupta to Rajya Sabha". The Hindu. Special Correspondent. 2 March 2017. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 26 February 2021.CS1 maint: others (link)

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