Gurudas Dasgupta

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Gurudas Dasgupta
গুরুদাস দাশগুপ্ত
Member of the Indian Parliament
for Panskura/Ghatal
In office
Preceded by Geeta Mukherjee
Succeeded by Dipak Adhikari
Constituency Panskura, Ghatal
Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha)
for West Bengal
In office
In office
In office
1994 – 2000 (3 terms)
Personal details
Born (1936-11-03) 3 November 1936 (age 82)
Barisal, Bangladesh
Political party Communist Party of India
Spouse(s) Jayasri Das Gupta
Children 1 daughter
Residence Bhawanipur, Kolkata
Alma mater University of Calcutta
Asutosh College (M.Com)

Gurudas Dasgupta (Bengali: গুরুদাস দাসগুপ্ত) (born 1936) is an Indian politician and a leader of the Communist Party of India.

Early life

Gurudas Dasgupta was born to Nihar Devi and Late Shri Durga Prosanna Dasgupta on 3 November 1936. On 18 June 1965 he married Jayashri Das Gupta.[1]


Gurudas Dasgupta became a member of the Rajya Sabha in 1985. He was elected as the General Secretary of the All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) in 2001. In 2004, he was elected to the 14th Lok Sabha from Panskura in West Bengal. In 2009, he was elected to the 15th Lok Sabha from Ghatal in West Bengal. He is a member of JPC on 2G spectrum case and accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of "dereliction of duty", alleging that he (the PM) was fully aware of irregularities in dispensing of telecom licences. He cited a note from then Cabinet Secretary, stating the value of licences of spectrum should be increased.[2]


  1. ^ "Detailed Profile: Shri Gurudas Dasgupta". Retrieved 11 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Gurudas Dasgupta rubbishes JPC report on 2G scam". The Hindu. 21 April 2013. Retrieved 11 March 2018.

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