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Mukul Roy

Mukul Roy

Biography

Mukul Roy is one of the most prominent leaders of Bhartiya Janta Party in West Bengal. He is a former member of Raja Sabha. He was first elected to the upper house in 2006 by TMC and was consecutively elected in 2012 for a second term. During his tenure as a member of Raja Sabha, he served as the 32rd Minister of Railways of India in 2012. He resigned from TMC in September 2017. Soon after that, he resigned from Rajyasabha also. He joined BJP on November 3rd in the same year.

Personal Life

Full Name Mukul Roy
Date of Birth 17 Apr 1954 (Age 67)
Place of Birth Kanchrapara, Distt. North 24 Parganas (West Bengal)
Party name All India Trinamool Congress
Education
Profession Political and Social Worker
Father's Name Late Shri Jugal Nath Roy
Mother's Name Late Shrimati Rekha Roy
Spouse's Name Shrimati Krishna Roy
Spouse's Profession Business
Children 1 Son(s)

Contact

Permanent address Political and Social Worker
Present address 181, South Avenue, New Delhi - 110011
Email roy.mukul@sansad.nic.in
Social Handles

Interesting Facts

He was the founding member of Trinamool Congress a diverging faction of INC along with Mamata Banerjee.

Political Timeline

  • 2020
    Roy was appointed as the National Vice-President of Bharatiya Janata Party.
  • 2019
    During the Loksabha Election in 2019, Mukul Roy was the convenor of BJP in West Bengal.
  • 2017
    Roy was suspended from the party for six years as met senior BJP leaders like Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and BJP General Secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya. Soon after that, he resigned from all positions in TMC. Later he resigned from the post of Rajyasabha MP also.
  • 2017
    Mukul Roy joined BJP.
  • 2012
    Re-elected to Rajya Sabha (second-term).
  • 2012
    Member, Committee on Ethics and Member, Committee on Urban Development.
  • 2011
    Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways
  • 2009
    Minister of State in the Ministry of Shipping.
  • 2006
    He was Elected to Rajya Sabha from West Bengal.
  • 2006
    Member, Committee on Urban Development and Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Home Affairs.
Net Worth49.36 LAKHS
ASSETS50.86 LAKHS
Liabilities1.5 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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