Swapan Bhattacharjee

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Swapan Bhattacharjee
Minister of State for Local Government, Rural Development and Co-operatives
Assumed office
7 January 2019
Personal details
Born2 February 1952
Political partyAwami League

Swapan Bhattacharjee (Bengali: স্বপন ভট্টাচার্য্য; born 2 February 1952)[1] is a Bangladeshi politician and the incumbent Member of Parliament from Jessore-5.


Bhattacharjee was elected to Parliament on 5 January 2014 from Jessore-5 as an independent candidate.[2] He beat Bangladesh Awami League candidate and former Member of Parliament, Khan Tipu Sultan by more than 20 thousand votes.[3]


  1. ^ "Swapan Bhattacharjee Biography". Amarmp. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  2. ^ "Swapan Bhattacharjee History". Amarmp. Retrieved 15 November 2018.
  3. ^ "Jessore women turn up big". The Daily Star. 17 January 2014. Retrieved 15 November 2018.