Dinesh Chandra Joarder

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Dinesh Chandra Joarder
Member of Parliament
In office
1971–1980
Constituency Malda
MLA
In office
1987-1996
Constituency Kaliachak
Personal details
Born (1928-08-05)5 August 1928
Malda, British India
Died 14 September 2018(2018-09-14) (aged 90)[1]
Malda, West Bengal, India
Political party Communist Party of India (Marxist)
Spouse(s) Dipali Joarder
Children 1 son

Dinesh Chandra Joarder (5 August 1928 – 14 September 2018) was an Indian politician who was a member of Communist Party of India. He was a member of both Lok Sabha and Vidhan Sabha.

Early life

Joarder, son of Jagdish Chander Joarder, was born in Nimbari village in Malda district on 5 August 1928. An advocate by profession, he was educated at A.C. Institute, Malda, Malda College, Malda, Surendranath Law College, Kolkata, and University of Calcutta.[2] He married Dipali Joarder in 1960 and they had a son.[2]

Political career

In 1971, he defeated Uma Roy the sitting MP of Congress to win from Malda (Lok Sabha constituency).[3] In 1977, he defeated the Congress candidate Pranab Mukherjee in the same constituency.[4] He lost to A. B. A. Ghani Khan Choudhury of Congress, however, in 1980.[5] In 1987 and 1991, he won from Kaliachak (Vidhan Sabha constituency).[6][7]

He was an active political and social worker and was associated with the peasant and trade union movements. He was the president or secretary of many organisations in Malda district. He was a commissioner of the English Bazar municipality from 1964 to 1968.[2]

Later life and death

He was suffering from old age problems for some time and died at his residence in Malda on 14 September 2018. He leaves behind his wife Dipali and son Kaushik.[8][9]

References

  1. ^ Dinesh Chandra Joarder's obituary
  2. ^ a b c "Members of Parliament – Lok Sabha – Profile". Joarder, Shri Dinesh Chandra. reFocusindia. Retrieved 22 July 2014.
  3. ^ "General Elections, India, 1971 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission. Retrieved 2 June 2014.
  4. ^ "General Elections, 1977 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014.
  5. ^ "General Elections, 1980 - Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2 June 2014.
  6. ^ "General Elections, India, 1987, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
  7. ^ "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 20 July 2014.
  8. ^ "Former Parliamentarian and Left Leader Dead". Bengali. Aajkall, 15 September 2018. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
  9. ^ "Ex-CPIM MP Passed Away". Bengali. Eenadu India Sonar Bangla, 14 September 2018. Retrieved 20 September 2018.
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