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Sovandeb Chattopadhyay

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Preceded by  Hoimi Basu
Spouse(s)  Supriya Chattopadhayay
Succeeded by  Sujan Chakraborty
Constituency  Baruipur
Education  University of Calcutta
Preceded by  Hemen Mojumdar
Role  Politician
Constituency  Rashbehari
Name  Sovandeb Chattopadhyay

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Born  May 21, 1944 (age 77) (1944-05-21)
Political party  Indian National CongressTrinamool Congress
Similar  Sovan Chatterjee, Subrata Mukherjee, Subrata Bakshi

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Sovandeb Chattopadhyay is an Indian politician representing Trinamool Congress and is the first elected MLA of the party, elected in 1998.

He was the Chief Whip of his party in the West Bengal Vidhan Sabha from 2011 to 2016. On May 27, 2016 he took charge as the Hon'ble Minister of Power, Government of West Bengal.

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.

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