Vivek Gupta

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Vivek Gupta
MP of Rajya Sabha for West Bengal
In office
3 April 2012 – 2 April 2018
Succeeded by Santunu Sen, AITC
Personal details
Born (1975-12-27) 27 December 1975 (age 42)
Kolkata
Political party AITC
Spouse(s) Shrimati Ruchika Gupta
Children 2
Residence Kolkata

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.

Early life[edit]

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)

Political career[edit]

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.[1]

He participated in the World Earth Summit in 2012, and in the 9th World Hindi Conference in Johannesburg 2012.

He was Member Hindi Advisory Committee of West Bengal during 2010-2012. He was President of Paschim Banga Hindi Academy during 2011-2012.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Vivek Gupta Biography". Elections.in. Retrieved 12 October 2015.
  2. ^ "Detailed Profile: Shri Vivek Gupta". Retrieved 12 October 2015.