Sudip Bandyopadhyay is a well-known Indian Politician. He is presently the Member of Parliament from the constituency of Calcutta North. He belongs to the political party known as Trinamool Congress. Sudip was born and brought up in West Bengal and his childhood was also spend in West Bengal. He completed his education from West Bengal itself and he received a B.Sc. degree from Krishnath College there. Recently he had been in news as he has been arrested by Central Bureau of Investigation for not cooperating in investigation against him. As per the complaint filed, he was involved in a Ponzi firm known as ‘Rose Valley Group’. Mamata Banerjee came out in defence of Sudip but it was all in vain and there were violent protest all over West Bengal after the arrest of Sudip. The Ponzi firm is reported to be involved in a scam of worth INR 15,000 crore.
Sudip has a long list of posts that were held by him. He first assumed office in 1987 as a member of 10th Vidhan Sabha. Consecutively he was also the member of 11th and 12th Vidhan Sabha as well.
Sudip had been a Member of Parliament for three terms in Lok Sabha. For the first time, he was appointed in Lok Sabha for 12th term. Later on he won elections from his constituency and was again elected for the 13th and the 15th term.
Sudip also assumed office in various ministry and committee, to start with, he took responsibilities in Committee on Public Undertaking, Business Advisory Committee, Committee on Communications, Ministry of Railway etc. He had also been a part of Committee on Labour and Welfare, Committee on Finance and even Joint Parliamentary Committee on Wakf Board. He was also a member of Consultative Committee on Defence. In 2011 he took the responsibility of Leading, Trinamool Congress in Lok Sabha and later in the same year he was appointed as Union Minister of State, Health and Family Welfare.
Estimated to be around INR 2 crore (according to 2014 asset declaration- source- http://myneta.info/)
- Name: Sudip Bandyopadhyay
- Date of Birth:10 December 1952
- Age:64 Years
- Place of Birth: Baharampur, West Bengal, India
- Schools: Not Known
- College: Krishnath College, West Bengal
- Father: Bisweswar Bandyopadhyay
- Mother: Jyotsna Bandyopadhyay
- Brother: N/A
- Sister: N/A
- Marital Status: Married to Nayna Bandyopadhyay
- Religion: Hindu
- Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius
- Height: Not Known
- Weight: Not Known
- Eye Colour: Black
- Profession: Politician and Businessman
- Languages Known: Hindi,Bengali and English