Manas Bhunia

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Manas Bhunia মানস ভূঁইয়া
Manas Ranjan Bhunia - Kolkata 2012-01-21 8521.JPG
Minister for Irrigation and Waterways
In office
May 20, 2011 – September 25,2012
Preceded by Subhas Naskar
Succeeded by Mamata Banerjee
Constituency Sabang
President of the West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee
In office
23 October 2008 – 17 January 2011
Preceded by Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi
Succeeded by Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
Minister for Small & Micro Industries and Textile
In office
May 20, 2011 – Sept, 25,2012
Succeeded by Mamata banerjee
Constituency Sabang
Assumed office
Constituency Sabang
Personal details
Born (1951-12-10) 10 December 1951 (age 65)
Sabang, Paschim Medinipur
Political party

All India Trinamool Congress (2016- Incumbent)

Indian National Congress (1982-2016)
Residence Kolkata
Religion Hindu

Manas Bhunia is an Indian politician and was the Minister for Irrigation and Waterways and the Minister for Small & Micro Industries and Textile in the Government of West Bengal.[1] He is also an MLA, elected from the Sabang constituency in the West Bengal state assembly election, 2011.he along with all other ministers in the state cabinet resigned after I.N.C. took back the support from the state government.

On 26 August 2015, he accused West Bengal police forces of selectively arresting supporters of the Chhatra Parishad movement.[2] On September 16, he began an indefinite fast to protest the murder of one of the movement's members.[3]


  1. ^ "Ministers in Mamata's Cabinet". Government of West Bengal. 21 May 2011. Retrieved 22 May 2011. 
  2. ^ "BJP MLA booked for assaulting tehsildar". The Times of India. 
  3. ^ Press Trust of India. "Congress MLA Manas Bhuniya starts indefinite fast". 

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