List of Rajya Sabha members from West Bengal

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The Rajya Sabha (meaning the "Council of States") is the upper house of the Parliament of India. West Bengal elects 16 seats and they are indirectly elected by the state legislators of West Bengal. The number of seats, allocated to the party, are determined by the number of seats a party possesses during nomination and the party nominates a member to be voted on. Elections within the state legislatures are held using Single transferable vote with proportional representation.[1]

Members as of 2018

Source:Parliament of India (Rajya Sabha)[2]

No Name Party
1 Dola Sen All India Trinamool Congress
2 Derek O Brien All India Trinamool Congress
3 Sukhendu Sekhar Roy All India Trinamool Congress
4 Manas Bhunia All India Trinamool Congress
5 Shanta Chhetri All India Trinamool Congress
6 Pradip Bhattacharya Indian National Congress
7 Abir Biswas All India Trinamool Congress
8 Nadimul Haque All India Trinamool Congress
9 Subhashis Chakraborty All India Trinamool Congress
10 Dr. Santanu Sen All India Trinamool Congress
11 Abhishek Manu Singhvi Indian National Congress
12 Manish Gupta All India Trinamool Congress
13 Jogen Chowdhury All India Trinamool Congress
14 K.D. Singh All India Trinamool Congress
15 Ahmed Hassan Imran All India Trinamool Congress
16 Ritabrata Banerjee Independent

Alphabetical list of all Rajya Sabha members from West Bengal state

Alphabetical list by last name[3]

The list is incomplete.

  • Star (*) represents current Rajya Sabha members from WB State.
Name (alphabetical last name) Party Date of appointment Date of retirement Term Notes
Sheikh Khabir Uddin Ahmed CPM 03/04/2002 02/04/2008 1
Mohammed_Amin_ CPM 03/04/1988 02/04/1994 1
Mohammed_Amin_ CPM 17/05/2007 18/08/2011 1
Debabrata Bandyopadhyay AITC 19/08/2011 18/08/2017 1
Ritabrata Banerjee CPM 03/04/2014 02/04/2020 1 * Source: NDTV 24x7.[4]
Satyapriya_Banerjee AIFB 03/04/1952 02/04/1956 1
Satyapriya_Banerjee AIFB 03/04/1956 02/04/1960 2 23/03/1957
Chitta_Basu AIFB 03/04/1966 02/04/1972 1
Chitta_Basu AIFB 02/12/1985 02/04/1990 2

27/11/1989

Pradip Bhattacharya INC 19/08/2011 18/08/2017 1
Pradip Bhattacharya INC 19/08/2017 18/08/2023 2 *
Manas Bhunia AITC 19/08/2017 18/08/2023 1 *
Charu Chandra Biswas INC 03/04/1952 02/04/1954 1
Charu Chandra Biswas INC 03/04/1954 02/04/1960 1
Debabrata Biswas AIFB 03/04/1990 02/04/1996 1
Debabrata Biswas AIFB 03/04/1996 02/04/2002 2
Debabrata Biswas AIFB 03/04/2002 02/04/2008 3
Debabrata Biswas AIFB 03/04/2008 02/04/2014 4 Resign 23/09/2008
Srinjoy Bose AITC 19/08/2011 18/08/2017 1 Res 05/02/2015
Swapan Sadhan Bose AITC 19/08/2005 18/08/2011 1
Mithun Chakraborty AITC 03/04/2014 02/04/2020 1 Resign 26/12/2016
Shanta Chhetri AITC 19/08/2017 18/08/2023 1 *
Prasanta Chatterjee CPM 03/04/2002 02/04/2008 1
Prasanta Chatterjee CPM 03/04/2008 02/04/2014 2
Tridib Chaudhuri RSP 10/07/1987 10/07/1993 1
Tridib Chaudhuri RSP 10/07/1993 10/07/1999 2 dea 21/12/1997
Jogen Chowdhury AITC 03/04/2014 02/04/2020 1 *
Biplab Dasgupta CPM 03/04/1984 02/04/2000 [5] 1
Biplab Dasgupta CPM 03/04/2000 02/04/2006 2 Death 17/07/2005
Gurudas Dasgupta CPI 12/03/1985 02/04/1988 1
Gurudas Dasgupta CPI 03/04/1988 02/04/1994 2
Gurudas Dasgupta CPI 03/04/1994 02/04/2000 [5] 3
Rajpat Singh Doogar INC 03/04/1952 02/04/1954 1
Rajpat Singh Doogar INC 03/04/1954 02/04/1960 2
Rajpat Singh Doogar INC 03/04/1960 02/04/1966 3
Rajpat Singh Doogar INC 03/04/1966 02/04/1972 4
Debaprasad Ghosh JS 03/04/1952 02/04/1954 1
Kunal Kumar Ghosh AITC 03/04/2012 02/04/2018 1
Ram Narayan Goswami CPM 22/10/1986 09/07/1987 1
Ram Narayan Goswami CPM 10/07/1987 09/07/1993 2
Ram Narayan Goswami CPM 19/08/1993 18/08/1999 3
Phulrenu Guha INC 03/04/1964 02/04/1970 1
Bhupesh Gupta CPI 03/04/1952 02/04/1958 1
Bhupesh Gupta CPI 03/04/1958 02/04/1964 2
Bhupesh Gupta CPI 03/04/1964 02/04/1970 3
Bhupesh Gupta CPI 03/04/1970 02/04/1976 4
Bhupesh Gupta CPI 03/04/1976 02/04/1982 5 Death 06/08/1981
Manish Gupta AITC 02/03/2017 02/04/2020 1 * Bye-ele. RS 2017
Vivek Gupta AITC 03/04/2012 02/04/2018 1 *
T. S. Gurung CPM 14/03/1986 02/04/1990 1 dea 13/01/1989
Moinul Hassan CPM 03/04/2006 02/04/2012 1
Md. Nadimul Haque AITC 03/04/2012 02/04/2018 1 *
Ahmed Hassan Imran AITC 03/04/2014 02/04/2020 1 *
Brinda Karat CPM 19/08/2005 19/08/2011 1
Mehr Chand Khanna INC 15/12/1956 26/02/1962 2 RS-DL 1955-56 Ele 3-LS New Delhi
Sarla_Maheshwari CPM 03/04/1990 02/04/1996 1
Sarla_Maheshwari CPM 19/08/1999 19/08/2005 2
Abha_Maiti INC 03/04/1960 02/04/1966 1 04/03/1962 Ele WB Assmbly
Ashok Mitra CPM 19/08/1993 18/08/1999 1
Pranab Mukherjee INC 10/07/1969 09/07/1975 1
Pranab Mukherjee INC 19/08/1999 13/05/2004 5 resigned Elected to LS
Samar Mukherjee CPM 29/12/1986 09/07/1987 1
Samar Mukherjee CPM 10/07/1987 09/07/1993 2
Barun Mukherji AIFB 03/04/2006 02/04/2012 1 Res 05/06/2008
Barun Mukherji AIFB 01/11/2008 02/04/2014 2 r of Biswas
Derek O Brien AITC 19/08/2011 18/08/2017 1
Derek O Brien AITC 19/08/2017 18/08/2023 2 *
Ananda Pathak CPM 13/07/1977 02/04/1978 1
Ananda Pathak CPM 03/04/1978 02/04/1984 2 09/01/1980
Saman Pathak CPM 03/04/2006 02/04/2012 1
Bharati Ray CPM 03/04/1996 02/04/2002 1
Abani Roy RSP 24/03/1998 18/08/1999 1
Abani Roy RSP 19/08/1999 18/08/2005 2
Abani Roy RSP 19/08/2005 18/08/2011 3
Mukul Roy AITC 03/04/2012 02/04/2018 2 Res 11/10/2017
Sukhendu Sekhar Roy AITC 19/08/2011 18/08/2017 1
Sukhendu Sekhar Roy AITC 19/08/2017 18/08/2023 2 *
Tarini Kanta Roy CPM 03/04/2002 02/04/2008 1
Tarini Kanta Roy CPM 03/04/2008 02/04/2014 2
Ashoke Kumar Sen JD 03/04/1990 02/04/1996 1
Dola Sen AITC 14/03/2015 18/08/2017 1 Bye 2015
Dola Sen AITC 19/08/2017 18/08/2023 2 *
Tapan Kumar Sen CPM 03/04/2006 02/04/2012 1
Tapan Kumar Sen CPM 03/04/2012 02/04/2018 2 *
Arjun Kumar Sengupta IND. 19/08/2005 18/08/2011 1 Death 26/09/2010
Kanwar Deep Singh AITC 03/04/2014 02/04/2020 2 * JH 2010-14
R.C.Singh CPI 25/06/2008 02/04/2012 1 res of Mukherji
Dinesh_Trivedi JD 03/04/1990 02/04/1996 1 fr Gujarat
Dinesh_Trivedi AITC 03/04/2002 02/04/2008 2
Sitaram Yechury CPM 19/08/2005 18/08/2011 1
Sitaram Yechury CPM 19/08/2011 18/08/2017 2
Abir Biswas AITC 3/4/2018 3/4/2022 1

References

  1. ^ "Composition of Rajya Sabha - Rajya Sabha At Work" (PDF). rajyasabha.nic.in. Rajya Sabha Secretariat, New Delhi. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 March 2016. Retrieved 28 December 2015. 
  2. ^ "MEMBERS OF RAJYA SABHA (wb) (STATE WISE LIST)". Rajya Sabha. Retrieved 8 February 2014. 
  3. ^ "Alphabetical List Of Former Members Of Rajya Sabha Since 1952". rajyasabha.nic.in. Rajya Sabha Secretariat, Sansad Bhawan, New Delhi. 
  4. ^ "Trinamool Congress wins four Rajya Sabha seats in West Bengal; Congress bags two in Assam, three in Andhra Pradesh". NDTV. Retrieved 8 February 2014. 
  5. ^ a b "Jethmalani, Kesri's RS term ends on April 2, 2000". rediff.com. Retrieved 2 August 2017. 

External links

  • Rajya Sabha homepage hosted by the Indian government
  • Rajya Sabha FAQ page hosted by the Indian government
  • Nominated members list
  • State wise list
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