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Detailed Profile: Shri Gurudas Dasgupta

NameShri Gurudas Dasgupta
Constituency from which I am electedGhatal
Father's NameLate Shri Durga Prosanna Das Gupta
Mother's NameSmt. Nihar Devi
Date of Birth03 Nov 1936
Birth PlaceBarisal (Now in Bangladesh)
Maritial StatusMarried
Date of Marriage 18 Jun 1965
Spouse NameSmt. Jayasri Das Gupta
No. of ChildrenNo.of Sons:0   No.of Daughters:1
State NameWest Bengal
Party NameCommunist Party of India
Permanent Address78,Chetla Road,Kolkata-700 027 West BengalTels. (033) 24793434, 24796565
Present Address15, Canning Lane,New Delhi - 110 001Tels. (011) 23388701, 9868180640 (M)
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Educational QualificationsM. Com Educated at Asutosh College and University College of Arts & Commerce, Calcutta University, Kolkata, West Bengal
Positions Held
1985Member, Rajya Sabha
1986Chairman, Sub-Committee, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Labour on the Conditions of Agricultural Workers
1988Re-elected to Rajya Sabha (2nd term)
1992-93Member, National Council, Communist Party of India
Member, National Commission of Rural Labour
Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Securities Scam
Member, Committee on Finance
Member, Committee on Government Assurances, Rajya Sabha
Member, Sub-Committee, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Labour on Sick Public Sector Units
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Labour
Member, Ethics Committee
1993Chairman, Sub-Committee, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Labour on provident Fund and ESIC default
Chairman, Sub Committee, on the service condition of Private School Teachers
Chairman, Sub-Committee, Consultative Committee, Ministry of labour on Safety in Mines
1994Re-elected to Rajya Sabha (3rd term)
2004Elected to 14th Lok Sabha
Member, Committee on Finance
Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
5 Aug. 2007Member, Standing Committee on Finance
1 May 2008Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
2009Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
Leader, Communist Party of India Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
31 Aug. 2009Member, Committee on Finance
23 Sep. 2009Member, Committee on Petitions
7 Oct. 2009Member, Committee on Ethics
Member, Consultative Committee on Labour
Special InterestsCricket and Rabindra Sangeet
Sports and ClubsMember, Cricket Association of Bengal
Favourite Pastimes and RecreationDrama
Countries VisitedFinland, France, Hungary, Italy, South Africa, U.K. and U.S.S.R.
Other InformationDetained under Defence of India Rules in 1965 and went underground on a number of occasions during Congress rule in West Bengal; President and General Secretary, Undivided Bengal Provincial Students` Federation, 1958-60; Vice President, (i) All India Trade Union Congress; and (ii) Bhartiya Khet Mazdoor Union; General Secretary, (i) Asutosh College Students` Union, 1957; (ii) West Bengal Committee of All India Youth Federation, 1967-77, and (iii) West Bengal Youth Festival Preparatory Committee, 1968, 1970 and 1973; attended World Youth Congress in Budapest as leader of the Indian Delegation in 1970; Elected General Secretary, All India Trade Union Congress in 2001; Elected Member, National Secretariat, Communist Party of India, 2004

Source: Lok Sabha