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CHANDRIMA BHATTACHARYA

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West Bengal’s Minister of State

NAME- Chandrima Bhattacharya

PROFESSION- Politician

BORN- 05/12/1955

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SPOUSE- Samir Bose

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EDUCATION-

Completed B. Com from Calcutta University in 1972.

Obtained LLB degree from Calcutta University in 1976.

POLITICAL AFFILIATIONS/PARTY- All India Trinamool Congress

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BACKGROUND- Chandrima Bhattacharya is West Bengal’s, Minister of State for Health and Family welfare, Municipal affairs, Refugee and Rehabilitation and Land and Land reforms.

Chandrima Bhattacharya after obtaining law degree started practicing in the High Court of Calcutta. Till 2011 she continued practicing and then joined politics. In the year 2011, she contested assembly elections from the Dum Dum Uttar constituency of West Bengal and won.

In 2012, she was appointed as Junior Law Minister in October. However, within a month she became cabinet minister and was given the responsibility of Law and Judicial Department (Independent Charge). Later, in 2017, she was again elected as MLA but from Kanthi Dakshin constituency.

Further, in 2021, she was re-elected from her previous constituency, i.e., Dum Dum Uttar constituency. After winning the assembly elections she was appointed as Minister of State of West Bengal and was given responsibility of various portfolios.

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CAREER TIMELINE/ POSITIONS HELD-

2011- Contested assembly elections and was elected as MLA from the Dum Dum Uttar Constituency of West Bengal.

2012- In October, she was appointed as Junior Law Minister and in November, 2012, she became cabinet Minister and was appointed as Minister of Law and Judicial Department (Independent Charge).

2017- Again contested assembly election from Kanthi Dakshin constituency and won.

2021- Re-elected as MLA from Dum Dum Uttar Constituency.

CONTROVERSIES/CASES- In the beginning of 2021, she was trolled by few BJP leaders for singing national anthem wrong.

Last updated on- 17-07-2021

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