|MP of Rajya Sabha for West Bengal|
3 April 2012 – 2 April 2018
|Succeeded by||Santunu Sen, AITC|
27 December 1975|
|Spouse(s)||Shrimati Ruchika Gupta|
Vivek Gupta (born December 1975) is a Member of Parliament representing All India Trinamool Congress in the Rajya Sabha from West Bengal. He is the Chairman of the board and also Editor & Founder of the Hindi daily published newspaper in Eastern India – SANMARG.
Vivek Gupta was born in Dehradun to a Hindu family. He went to Riverdale School and later to IIT(BHU) in Varanasi. He began his career as a scientist.
He is educated at Calcutta University with B.com (Hons), a Degree in System Design & Analyst from Kolkata NIIT and degree in Print Production Education at V.D.M.A (Germany)
He was nominated in the year May 2012 to Rajya Sabha from West Bengal. He has served as a member of Department Related Parliamentary Standing Committees (LS) committee on food, consumer affair & Public Distribution in the year 2012. He is currently a member of Department Related Parliamentary Standing Committees (RS) committee on Industry.He is since December 2012 onwards Member of the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISERs) Council and since October 2013 onwards Member, National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction.
He was Member Hindi Advisory Committee of West Bengal during 2010-2012. He was President of Paschim Banga Hindi Academy during 2011-2012.
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