Madan Mitra

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Madan Mitra
Madan Mitra - Durga Idol Immersion Celebration - Baja Kadamtala Ghat - Kolkata 2012-10-24 1670.JPG
Madan Mitra in 2012
Former Minister In Charge Sports & Transport ,Govt. of West Bengal
In office
20 May 2011 – 18 November 2015
Preceded by Subrata Bakshi
Succeeded by Aroop Biswas & Mamata Banerjee
Constituency Kamarhati
In office
Preceded by Manas Mukherjee
Succeeded by Manas Mukherjee
Constituency Kamarhati
Personal details
Born Kolkata[1]
Political party All India Trinamool Congress Indian National Congress
Residence Bhowanipore
Occupation Politician. Former Minister of Transport, Government of West Bengal

Madan Mitra (মদন মিত্র) is an Indian politician and former MLA, elected from the Kamarhati constituency in the West Bengal state assembly election, 2011.[2][3][4] He was arrested by CBI for his alleged involvement in Saradha scam on 12 December 2014 .[5][6] He was the Minister of State for Sports (Independent Charge) and Transport in the Government of West Bengal, but resigned on 18 November 2015 upon cancellation of his bail citing that he is still functioning as a cabinet minister in the state government. [7] He has been granted bail by Alipore Court,Kolkata which was retained by the Calcutta High Court when CBI challenged the bail order.[citation needed]

See also


  1. ^ "Profile of Mr. Madan Mitra" (PDF). Department of Fisheries. n.d. Retrieved 24 November 2014.
  2. ^ "Mamata allots portfolios, keeps key ministries". IBNLive.
  3. ^ "All the didi's men".
  4. ^ "Ministers in Mamata's Cabinet". Government of West Bengal. 21 May 2011. Archived from the original on 5 October 2011. Retrieved 22 May 2011.
  5. ^ "CBI arrests West Bengal Transport Minister Madan Mitra in the multi-crore Saradha chit fund scam". IBNLive.
  6. ^ "Saradha scam: CBI arrests Mamata's close aide and Bengal minister Madan Mitra". The Times of India. Retrieved 2015-01-12.
  7. ^ "Former TMC minister Madan Mitra granted bail". The Hindu.

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