Abu Hena

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Abu Hena
Minister for Fisheries
In office
May 20, 2011 – 22 September 2012
Minister for Food Processing Industries & Horticulture
In office
May 20, 2011 – 22 September 2012
Member of the Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
1991
Constituency Lalgola
Personal details
Born (1950-01-31) 31 January 1950 (age 68)
Political party Indian National Congress
Residence Village:Uttar Sudarshanganj, PO&PS:Lalgola, District:Mushidabad

Abu Hena is an Indian National Congress politician, who was a cabinet minister and is a five-time Member of the Legislative Assembly.

Personal life

A post graduate with a law degree he is an advocate, practiising in Calcutta High Court. He is son of Abdus Sattar, who was a cabinet minister in the Siddhartha Shankar Ray government.[1][2]

Political career

He was elected from the Lalgola (Vidhan Sabha constituency) in West Bengal in 1991,[3] 1996,[4] 2001,[5] 2006[6] and 2011.[7]

He was the Minister for Fisheries and the Minister for Food Processing Industries & Horticulture in the Government of West Bengal in 2011.[8][9] Abu Hena resigned along with other Congress ministers in September 2012.[10]

He is secretary of the state Congress committee.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Election Watch Reporter". Abu Hena. My Neta. Retrieved 25 July 2014. 
  2. ^ a b "Muslim Ministers of West Bengal:An introduction". Abu Hena. Two Circles. Retrieved 25 July 2014. 
  3. ^ "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  4. ^ "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  5. ^ "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  6. ^ "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  7. ^ "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014. 
  8. ^ Mamata allots portfolios, keeps key ministries
  9. ^ "Mamata Banerjee becomes West Bengal' first woman CM". The Indian Express, 21 May 2011. Retrieved 25 July 2014. 
  10. ^ "Six Congress ministers Mamata Banerjee's government reigns". The Times of India, 23 September 2012. Retrieved 25 July 2014. 


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