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Sisir Adhikari is former Union Minister of State for Rural Development in the Manmohan Singh government. He was elected to the 15th Lok Sabha from Kanthi with Trinamool Congress ticket. Along with his son, Suvendu Adhikari, who was elected from Tamluk, he played a key role in the Nandigram anti-land acquisition stir.
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Sisir Kumar Adhikari
Date of Birth
19 Sep 1941 (Age 77)
Place of Birth
Karkuli (Purba Medinipur), West Bengal
Sisir Adhikari was born in an affluent family of freedom fighters. Their house was burnt thrice by the British between 1929 and 1943. The 71-year-old Adhikari represents the rural face of Trinamool Congress.
He was re-elected to the 16th Lok Sabha for 2nd term by from Kanthi constituency by defeating Sinha Tapas of CPM.
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Road Transport and Highways and Shipping
Member, Standing Committee on Rural Development
He was elected to the 15th Lok Sabha afetr defeating Prasanta Pradhan of CPM from Kanthi constituency, West Bengal.
Union Minister of State, Rural Development
Member, West Bengal Legislative Assembly elected first in 1982 and subsequently in 2001, where he also won the ensuing assembly election.
Chairman, Contai Municipality, West Bengal till 1981.
Commissioner of Contai Municipality, West Bengal
Sisir Adhikari was a Member of Gram Panchayat, Basudebpur, West Bengal.
Net Worth₹1.95 CRORE
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