|Preceded by Hoimi Basu|
Spouse(s) Supriya Chattopadhayay
Succeeded by Sujan Chakraborty
Education University of Calcutta
|Preceded by Hemen Mojumdar|
Name Sovandeb Chattopadhyay
|Born May 21, 1944 (age 77) (1944-05-21) |
Political party Indian National CongressTrinamool Congress
Similar Sovan Chatterjee, Subrata Mukherjee, Subrata Bakshi
In conversation with mr sovandeb chattopadhyay
Sovandeb Chattopadhyay is an Indian politician representing Trinamool Congress and is the first elected MLA of the party, elected in 1998.
A boxer in his younger days, he is a veteran trade union leader, armed with degrees in science and law. He is president of Kolkata Auto Rickshaw Operators’ Union.
Sovandeb Chattopadhyay won the Baruipur seat as a Congress candidate in 1991 and 1996and as a Trinamool Congress candidate won the Rasbehari seat in 2001 and 2006,. In 2011 he was pitted against a green-horn and won by nearly 50,000 votes and was further re-elected in 2016. Currently he is the Hon'ble Minister-in-Charge, Department of Power and Non Conventional Energy Sources, Government of West Bengal.