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Vivek Gupta (politician)

Vivek Gupta
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha
In office
3 April 2012 – 2 April 2018
Succeeded bySantunu Sen, AITC
ConstituencyWest Bengal
Member of West Bengal Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
2 May 2021[1]
Preceded bySmita Bakshi
ConstituencyJorasanko
Personal details
Born (1975-12-27) 27 December 1975 (age 48)
Kolkata
Political partyAll India Trinamool Congress
SpouseSmt.Ruchika Gupta
ResidenceKolkata

Vivek Gupta (born December 1975) is MLA from Assembly Constituency Jorasakho of Trinamool Congress Party in West Bengal Election 2021.[2] He was previously a Member of Parliament Rajya Sabha (2012–2018) representing All India Trinamool Congress Rajya Sabha members from West Bengal. He is the Managing Director & Chief group editor of SANMARG which is the leading Hindi daily in Eastern India. He is also state president of Trinamool Congress Hindi Cell West Bengal unit from 15 January 2023 .

Early life

Vivek Gupta was born in Kolkata to a Hindu family. He went to Don Bosco School Calcutta and later to Bhawanipore College in Kolkata. He began his career as a journalist.

He is educated at Calcutta University with B.com (Hons), a Degree in System Design & Analyst from Kolkata NIIT and degree in Print Production Education at V.D.M.A (Germany). He has served as a President of Vidyasagar College for Women in 2023

Political career

He was nominated in the year May 2012 to Rajya Sabha from West Bengal. He has served as a member of Department Related Parliamentary Standing Committees (LS) committee on food, consumer affair & Public Distribution in the year 2012.[3] He was a member of Department Related Parliamentary Standing Committees (RS) committee on Industry. He is since December 2012 onwards Member of the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISERs) Council and since October 2013 onwards Member, National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction.[4]

He participated in the World Earth Summit in 2012, and in the 9th World Hindi Conference in Johannesburg 2012.

He was Member Hindi Advisory Committee of West Bengal during 2010–2012. He was President of Paschim Banga Hindi Academy during 2011–2012.[5]

References

  1. ^ Bureau, ABP News (3 May 2021). "Jorasanko West Bengal Election 2021 Final Results LIVE:TMC Candidate VIVEK GUPTA wins from Jorasanko, Details Inside". news.abplive.com.
  2. ^ "Bengal Polls 2021: Jaya Bachchan takes part in a roadshow for TMC's Jorasanko candidate Vivek Gupta". www.telegraphindia.com.
  3. ^ "Vivek Gupta(All India Trinamool Congress(AITC)):(WEST BENGAL) - Affidavit Information of Candidate". myneta.info. Retrieved 8 May 2021.
  4. ^ "Vivek Gupta Biography". Elections.in. Retrieved 12 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Detailed Profile: Shri Vivek Gupta". Retrieved 12 October 2015.
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