Moinul Hassan

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Moinul Hassan
মইনুল হাসান
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Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha)
In office
April 3, 2006 – April 2, 2012
Constituency West Bengal
Member of the Indian Parliament
for Murshidabad
In office
Preceded by Masudal Hossain Syed
Succeeded by Abdul Mannan Hossain
Personal details
Born (1958-01-03) January 3, 1958 (age 60)
Berhampore, Murshidabad, West Bengal
Nationality Indian
Political party

All India Trinamool Congress (2018-Incumbent) [1]

CPI(M) (1976-2018) (resigned and then expelled) [2]
Spouse(s) Mallika Hassan
Residence Baharampur, Murshidabad
Alma mater

University of Calcutta Rabindra Bharati University (M.A. in Environment Science)

Krishnath College (B.Sc)
Profession Politician, social worker, Writer

Moinul Hassan was a politician from Communist Party of India (Marxist) and was a member of Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M)) State Committee. He was a Member of the Parliament of India representing West Bengal in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament.

Born on 3 January 1958, he graduated from the Krishnath College (then affiliated to the University of Calcutta) in Baharampur in 1978.

Academic career

Moinul Hassan comes forward to reciprocate the true meaning of Islamism to those who have started identifying Islam with the sporadic incidents carried out by some separatist radicals in the name of Islam. Moinul Hassan, in his editorial, has very efficiently depicted the requisiteness of an integrated apprehension of this religion. Unfortunately the propensity nowadays is to apprehend the Quran by its few isolated perspectives like war, jihad, enemy country etc. which have been very insignificantly mentioned in this holy book. At the time of crisis of Islam, his books successfully bring out some very important issues regarding its relevance in today’s world, and discuss at length its concordance with different phenomena in the world history and how this religion evolved through such events.

Political career

Chairman, ( i) Murshidabad District Central Co-operative Bank,1991–94, (ii) West Bengal State Co-operative Bank,1994–98, (iii) National Federation of State Co- operative Bank,1996-98 (iv) West Bengal Small Industries Development Corporation (WBSIDC)2004-2009, 1998- 99 Member, Twelfth Lok Sabha Oct. 1999- Feb. 2004 Member, Thirteenth Lok Sabha April 2006 Elected to Rajya Sabha June - Aug. 2006 Member, Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests Aug. 2006- May 2009 Member, Committee on Commerce June 2007-May 2009 and Aug. 2009 onwards Member, Committee on Finance June 2007 onwards Member, Court of the Aligarh Muslim University Sept. 2006- May 2009 Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Sept. 2006- Dec. 2010 Member, Committee on Petitions Sept. 2006 onwards Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS) Jan. 2007-June 2007 Member, Sub-Committee for Special Economic Zones of the Committee on Commerce Aug. 2009 onwards Member, National Monitoring Committee for Minorities' Education Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Textiles April 2010 onwards Chief Whip, CPI (M) Group December 2010 onwards Member, Committee on Government Assurances.

On 2 September 2015, while leading a political rally of CPI (M) at Berhampur, he was physically attacked by the police and local Trinamool Congress goons for opposing the Trinamool government.[3]

During 2016 Assembly Polls he strongly advocated for an unified movement with secular anti-mamata forces in West Bengal.[4] He Joined All India Trinamool Congress In 21 July 2018.[5]

Books published

In Bengali:

  • Muslim Samaj and Present Times (two parts), 2003
  • Muslim Samaj: Kayekti Prasangik Alochona, 2003
  • Pakisthan: Pratibeshir Andermahal, 2004
  • Muslim Samaje Sangsker Andolan, 2005
  • Indology: Past, Present and future, 2005
  • China: Ekti Antarborty Pratibedan Edited
  • Islam and Contemporary World, 2009
  • Marx theke Gramsci, 2015
  • Jukti, Torko, Bitarka, 2016
  • Moulabad Sampradayikota Itihas Rachona Eboing Ei Samay (Foreword by Prof Irfan Habib), 2016
  • Bangali Musolman Jibon O Sangoskriti,2015
  • Priyojoneshu,2017
  • Dharmo O Marxbad,2018


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External links

  • Profile on Rajya Sabha website
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