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Kalyan Banerjee

Kalyan Banerjee

Biography

Kalyan Banerjee is a famous politician in West Bengal. He was born to Late Bholanath Banerjee and Late Sibani Banerjee in Asansol, Burdwan (West Bengal). He is a B.Com., LL.B Graduate and was Educated at Bankura Samilani College, Bankura and Ranchi Law College, Ranchi, Jharkhand. He married Smt. Chhabi Banerjee and has one son and one daughter.

He is a well-known advocate, who has been frequently taking up numerous cases for Trinamool Congress. He has been practising in Calcutta High Court since 1981. Amongst the cases he handled are the Rizwanur Rahman Case, matters relating to Nandigram, Chhota Angaria Case, Bhikari Paswan Case, Imposition of Sec-144 in Singur and different land acquisition cases.

An Advocate by Profession turned Politician is the member of the All India Trinamool Congress and has won the General elections, 2014 from the Serampore (Lok Sabha constituency). He was earlier elected to the 15th Lok Sabha from the same constituency.

He visited U.K. and U.S.A. as a member of a parliamentary team in October 2009.

Personal Life

Full Name Kalyan Banerjee
Date of Birth 04 Jan 1957 (Age 62)
Place of Birth Asansol, Burdwan (West Bengal)
Party name All India Trinamool Congress
Education Graduate Professional
Profession Advocate
Father's Name Late Bholanath Banerjee
Mother's Name Late Sibani Banerjee
Spouse's Name Smt. Chhabi Banerjee
No of Sons 1
No of Daughters 1

Contact

Permanent address R/O 37C,Harish Chatterjee Street,Kolkata-700026
Present address AB-90, Shahjahan Road, New Delhi-110003
Contact number 9830035733,03326627979
Email kalyanbanerjee@hotmail.com

Interesting Facts

He has Contributed towards the development of community and society through a plethora of legal initiatives, such as (i) Rizwanur Rahman Case; (ii) Nandigram Matter; (iii) Kolkata Book Fair Matter; (iv) Chhota Angaria Case; (v) Bhikari Paswan Case; (vi) Imposition of Sec-144 in Singur; and (vii) different land acquisition cases; made endeavours for various developmental works in Asansol during his tenure as MLA; the ambit of development extended to the upliftment of schools, spreading electricity, providing water supply, etc. and needful development work in minority-dominated areas with regard to schools and burial grounds and involved in social activities in Serampore.

He Visited the following countries as a Member of the Indian Parliamentary Delegation :- U.S.A. (Representative of Parliamentary Delegation to United Nations General Assembly, Oct. 2009) and Participated as Sole Representative from CPA India Union (Parliament of India) at the CPA Global Seminar on the "Role of Parliaments and Extractive Industries" held in Vienna, Austria from 28 - 31 October 2013. Advocate, Kolkata High Court since 1981; designated senior advocate, Kolkata High Court, 2004; and senior advocate of Group 1 of Central Government from 1998-2004. Practising also at Supreme Court of India.

Political Timeline

  • 2018
    11 Jan. 2018: He was the Member, Sub-Committee of the Standing Committee on Personnel, Public Grievance, Law & Justice
  • 2016
    11 May 2016: He was the Member, Joint Committee on the Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provision (Amendment) Bill, 2016
  • 2015
    13 May 2015: He was the Member, Joint Committee on the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement (Second Amendment) Bill, 2015 3 July 2015: He was the Member, Sub Committee-II, Committee on Estimates 25 Aug. 2015: Member, Sub-Committee of the Committee on Estimates on the subject `Panchayati Raj`
  • 2014
    He was Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term) He defeated Tirthankar Ray of CPM Party by 152,526 votes. 12 June 2014: He was the Member, House Committee 14 Aug. 2014: He was the Member,Member, Committee on Estimates 1 Sep. 2014: Member, Committee on Privileges Member, Standing Committee on Coal and Steel Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Law and Justice
  • 2012
    2012-2014: He was the Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation Member, Committee on Ethics Member, Committee on Violation of Protocol Norms and Contemptuous Behavior of Government Officers with Members of Lok Sabha
  • 2011
    04 Mar. 2011: He was the Member, JPC to Examine Matters Relating to Allocation and Pricing of Telecom Licenses and Spectrum
  • 2009
    He was Elected to 15th Lok Sabha He defeated Santasri Chatterjee of CPM Party by 137,190 votes. 31 Aug. 2009 Chairman, Standing Committee on Coal and Steel 16 Sep. 2009 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs 23 Sep. 2009 Member, Committee of Privileges
  • 2007
    2007-09: He was the Vice-President, All India Trinamool Congress
  • 2001
    2001-2006: He was the Member, West Bengal Legislative Assembly
  • 1998
    He was the General Secretary, West Bengal Trinamool Congress
  • 1991
    1991-1997: He was the Vice-President, West Bengal Youth Congress Chairman, Legal Cell, West Bengal Youth Congress
Net Worth7.99 CRORE
ASSETS8.85 CRORE
Liabilities85.83 LAKHS

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.

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