Kalyan Banerjee (politician)

Kalyan Banerjee (Bengali: কল্যাণ বন্দ্যোপাধ্যায়; born 4 January 1957) is an Indian politician belonging to the All India Trinamool Congress. He is Senior Advocate of Supreme Court of India and High Court at Calcutta. He is four times Member of Parliament. He has won the 2009, 2014, 2019 and 2024 Indian general elections from Serampore (Lok Sabha constituency).[1]

Kalyan Banerjee
Chairman of HRBC
Assumed office
26 November 2020
Preceded bySuvendu Adhikari
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
Assumed office
24 May 2009
Preceded bySantasri Chatterjee
ConstituencySerampore
Member of West Bengal Legislative Assembly
In office
2001–2006
Preceded byTapas Banerjee
Succeeded byPrativa Ranjan Mukherjee
ConstituencyAsansol Uttar
Personal details
Born (1957-01-04) 4 January 1957 (age 67)
Bankura, West Bengal, India
Political partyAll India Trinamool Congress
Other political
affiliations
Indian National Congress
SpouseSmt. Chhabi Banerjee
Children2
Residence(s)Ganga Darshan, 4, Raja KL Goswami St., Rajbati
Serampore - 712201
West Bengal
Alma materBankura Sammilani College, Bankura (B.Com) Chatanagpur Law College, Ranchi (LL.B)
ProfessionLawyer

Career edit

He was earlier elected for the 16th Lok Sabha from the same constituency.[2]

Kalyan Banerjee's education qualification is B.Com. and LL.B. He is a well known advocate, who has been frequently taking up numerous cases for Trinamool Congress. He has been practicing in Calcutta High Court since 1981. Some of the cases he handled are of Rizwanur Rahman Case, matters relating to Nandigram, Chhota Angaria Case, Bhikari Paswan Case, Imposition of Sec-144 in Singur and different land acquisition cases.[3]

He visited the UK and US as a member of a parliamentary team in October 2009.[3]

References edit

  1. ^ "Constituencywise-All Candidates". Eciresults.nic.in. Retrieved 17 May 2014.
  2. ^ "General Elections, 2009 – Constituency Wise Detailed Results" (PDF). West Bengal. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original (PDF) on 11 August 2014. Retrieved 4 July 2014.
  3. ^ a b "Lok Sabha Elections 2014 – Know Your Candidates". Kalyan Banerjee. All India Trinamool Congress. Archived from the original on 25 June 2014. Retrieved 4 July 2014.