Com.Gurudas Dasgupta CPI MP

Biography of com.Gurudas Dasgupta

Com.Gurudas Dasgupta
Constituency : Ghatal (West Bengal )
Father's Name : Late Shri Durga Prosanna Das Gupta
Mother's Name : Smt. Nihar Devi
Date of Birth : 03 Nov 1936
Place of Birth : Barisal (Now in Bangladesh)
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 18 Jun 1965
Spouse's Name Smt. Jayasri Das Gupta
No.of Daughters 1
Educational Qualifications M. Com
Educated at Asutosh College and University College of Arts & Commerce, Calcutta University, Kolkata, West Bengal
Profession Political and Social Worker
Permanent Address 78,Chetla Road, Kolkata-700 027,West Bengal Tels. (033) 24793434, 24796565
Present Address 15, Canning Lane, New Delhi - 110 001 Tels. (011) 23388701, 9868180640 (M)
Positions Held 1985 Member, Rajya Sabha
- 1986 Chairman, Sub-Committee, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Labour on the Conditions of Agricultural Workers
1988 Re-elected to Rajya Sabha (2nd term)

1992-93 Member, National Council, Communist Party of India
Member, National Commission of Rural Labour
Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Securities Scam
Member, Committee on Finance
Member, Committee on Government Assurances, Rajya Sabha
Member, Sub-Committee, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Labour on Sick Public Sector Units
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Labour
Member, Ethics Committee
1993 Chairman, Sub-Committee, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Labour on provident Fund and ESIC default
Chairman, Sub Committee, on the service condition of Private School Teachers
Chairman, Sub-Committee, Consultative Committee, Ministry of labour on Safety in Mines
1994 Re-elected to Rajya Sabha (3rd term)
2004 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha

Member, Committee on Finance
Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
5 Aug. 2007 Member, Standing Committee on Finance
1 May 2008 Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)

Leader, Communist Party of India Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Committee on Finance
23 Sep. 2009 Member, Committee on Petitions
7 Oct. 2009 Member, Committee on Ethics
Member, Consultative Committee on Labour
Books Published `Securities Scandal and a Report to the Nation`; contributes to a number of leading English and vernacular dailies and many other booklets on economic problems
Special Interests Cricket and Rabindra Sangeet
Favourite Pastime and Recreation Drama,Sports and Clubs
Member, Cricket Association of Bengal
Countries Visited Finland, France, Hungary, Italy, South Africa, U.K. and U.S.S.R.
Other Information Detained under Defence of India Rules in 1965 and went underground on a number of occasions during Congress rule in West Bengal;
- President and General Secretary, Undivided Bengal Provincial Students` Federation, 1958-60;
Vice President,

(i) All India Trade Union Congress; and
(ii) Bhartiya Khet Mazdoor Union;
General Secretary,
(i) Asutosh College Students` Union, 1957;
(ii) West Bengal Committee of All India Youth Federation, 1967-77, and
(iii) West Bengal Youth Festival Preparatory Committee, 1968, 1970 and 1973;
Attended World Youth Congress in Budapest as leader of the Indian Delegation in 1970;
Elected General Secretary, All India Trade Union Congress in 2001;
Elected Member, National Secretariat, Communist Party of India, 2004
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