Abdus Sattar (Murshidabad politician)

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Abdus Sattar
MLA
In office
1967-1991
Constituency Lalgola
Minister for Agriculture, Law and Minor Irrigation
In office
5 April 1972 – 21 June 1977
Personal details
Born 5 June 1925
Died 28 February 1991
Political party Indian National Congress

Abdus Sattar was an Indian National Congress politician, seven-time MLA and cabinet minister in the state.

Early life

Abdus Sattar, son of Kalimuddin Biswas, was born at Lalgola in Murshidabad district on 5 June 1925. He did his post-graduation and degree in law from the University of Calcutta.[1]

Political career

In 1965, he was leader of the Congress Party in the West Bengal Legislative Council. He won from the Lalgola (Vidhan Sabha constituency) in 1967,[2] 1969,[3] 1971,[4] 1972,[5] 1977,[6] 1982[7] and 1987.[8]

He was in the UDF ministries in 1969 and 1971. In 1972, he was minister for agriculture, law and minor irrigation in the Siddhartha Shankar Ray ministry.[1] He was the leader of the Opposition in the assembly from 1982 to 1991.[9]

Death

He died on 28 February 1991.[1] After his death, his son, Abu Hena, continued to contest successfully the Lalgola seat.[10]

References

  1. ^ a b c Samsad Bangali Charitabhidhan (Biographical Dictionary) by Anjali Bose, Vol II, 3rd edition 2004, page 46, ISBN 81-86806-99-7, (in Bengali) Sishu Sahitya Samsad Pvt. Ltd., 32A Acharya Prafulla Chandra Road, Kolkata-700009
  2. ^ "General Elections, India, 1967, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
  3. ^ "General Elections, India, 1969, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
  4. ^ "General Elections, India, 1971, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
  5. ^ "General Elections, India, 1972, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
  6. ^ "General Elections, India, 1977, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
  7. ^ "General Elections, India, 1982, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
  8. ^ "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
  9. ^ http://wbassembly.gov.in/html/leadersOfOp.html
  10. ^ "Muslim Ministers of West Bengal:An introduction". Abu Hena. Two Circles. Retrieved 25 July 2014.


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