Saugata Roy

Dum Dum West Bengal Lok Sabha Election 2019 Saugata Roy
Constituency : Dum Dum(West Bengal)
Party Name : All India Trinamool Congress
Father's Name : Shri Debesh Chandra Roy
Mother's Name : Smt. Anila Roy
Date of Birth : 06 Aug 1947
Place of Birth : Shillong (Meghalaya)
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 04 Jun 1982
Spouse's Name : Smt. Dolly Roy
No.of Daughters :  
Educational Qualifications :
M.Sc., LL.B. 
Educated at Science College, University of Calcutta and Jogesh Chandra Law College and Presidency College, Kolkata, West Bengal
Profession : Educationist

Positions Held

1968-70 General Secretary, West Bengal Chhatra Parishad, Students Wing of the Congress
1973-77 General Secretary, West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee
Elected to 6th Lok Sabha
Member, Committee on Government Assurances
1979 Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Chemicals
1987-2009 Member, West Bengal Legislative assembly (five terms)
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
2009 - 22 Sept. 2012 Union Minister of State, Urban Development
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
14 Aug. 2014 - 30 April 2016 Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
1 Sep. 2014 onwards
Member, Rules Committee
Member, Standing Committee on Finance
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence
11 Dec. 2014 onwards Member, Joint Committee on Offices of Profit
29 April 2015 onwards Member, Joint Committee on Security in Parliament House Complex
1 May 2017 onwards
Member, Committee on Public Undertakings

Social And Cultural Activities

Active trade unionist; connected with over hundred trade unions; connected with slum improvement and anti-illiteracy work

Special Interests

Anti-illiteracy work; drama

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Reading books; listening to Rabindra Sangeet; watching plays

Sports and Clubs

Cricket, hockey, swimming and table tennis

Countries Visited

Belarus, Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Finland, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Jordan, Mexico, Myanmar, Pakistan, Poland, Singapore, Thailand, U.S.A. and U.S.S.R.

Other Information

Lecturer in Physics, Ashutosh College, Kolkata (1974 - 2007); Officer in the State Bank of India 1970-72; Presently President: (i) Rashtriya Chatkal Mazdoor Union (ii) National Union of Waterfront Workers (I); Registered as Advocate, Calcutta High Court



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Source : Election Commission of India