Bir Singh Mahato

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Bir Singh Mahato
Member of Parliament
In office
1996–2009
Constituency Purulia
Personal details
Born (1945-09-14) 14 September 1945 (age 72)
Purulia, West Bengal
Political party All India Forward Bloc
Spouse(s) Pushpa Mahato
Children 3 sons
Residence Purulia
As of 17 September, 2006
Source: [1]

Bir Singh Mahato (born 14 September 1945) is an Indian politician and was a MP representing the Purulia (Lok Sabha constituency) in West Bengal. As member of All India Forward Bloc, he was member of 10th, 11th, 12th, 13th Lok Sabha.[1]

He was sentenced to ten years rigorous imprisonment by a Puralia local court for a rape case in 1983.[2] The Calcutta High Court acquitted Bir Singh Mahato, a former Forward Bloc MP from Purulia, in the rape case[3]

References

  1. ^ "14th Lok Sabha - member profile". 
  2. ^ "Ten years jail for MP Bir Singh Mahto in rape case". 
  3. ^ http://archive.indianexpress.com/news/hc-acquits-former-bloc-mp-in-rape-case/532205/

Sources

  • http://archive.indianexpress.com/news/hc-acquits-former-bloc-mp-in-rape-case/532205/
  • http://indianexpress.com/tag/bir-singh-mahato-rape-case/

External links

  • Official biographical sketch in Parliament of India website
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