Majulkrishna Thakur

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Majulkrishna Thakur
Minister of State for Refugee Relief & Rehabilitation (Independent Charge)
Assumed office
May 20, 2011
Minister of State for Micro & Small Scale Enterprises and Textiles
Assumed office
May 20, 2011
MLA
Assumed office
May 13, 2011
Constituency Gaighata
Personal details
Political party Bharatiya Janata Party
Residence Kolkata

Majulkrishna Thakur is an Indian politician and the present Minister of State for Refugee Relief & Rehabilitation (Independent Charge) and the Minister of State for Micro & Small Scale Enterprises and Textiles in the Government of West Bengal.[1]

He is a MLA, elected from the Gaighata constituency in the West Bengal state assembly election, 2011.

Kapil Krishna Thakur, the former MP from Bangaon, was his elder brother. He is the second son of Matua Barama Binapani Devi. The estimated seven-million-strong Matua sect comprises West Bengal's second largest scheduled caste population. The Namasudra refugees had migrated from former East Pakistan.[2]

References

  1. ^ "Ministers in Mamata's Cabinet". Government of West Bengal. 21 May 2011. Archived from the original on 5 October 2011. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "Matua MP from Bongaon passes away in Kolkata hospital". The Times of India, 14 October 2014. Retrieved 14 October 2014. 


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