Sankar Sen

Sankar Sen (c. 1928 – 8 February 2020) was an Indian academic, electrical engineer and politician from West Bengal belonging to Communist Party of India (Marxist). He was the vice chancellor of Jadavpur University. He served as a legislator of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly. He also served as the Minister of Power of the Government of West Bengal from 1991 to 1999.

Sankar Sen
Power Minister of West Bengal
In office
1991–1999
West Bengal Legislative Assembly
In office
1991–2001
Preceded bySanti Ranjan Ghatak
Succeeded byArunava Ghosh
ConstituencyDum Dum
Personal details
Bornc. 1928
Died8 February 2020 (aged 92)
Political partyCommunist Party of India (Marxist)

BiographyEdit

Sen was the vice chancellor of Jadavpur University.[1] He was a professor of electrical engineering department of Bengal Engineering College too.[2]

Sen was elected as a legislator of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly from Dum Dum in 1991.[3] He was also elected from Dum Dum in 1996.[4] Besides, he served as the Minister of Power of the Government of West Bengal from 1991 to 1999.[2]

Sen died on 8 February 2020 at the age of 92.[1][5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "শঙ্কর সেনের জীবনাবসান". Anandabazar Patrika (in Bengali). 9 February 2020. Retrieved 9 February 2020.
  2. ^ a b "Former Bengal power minister Sankar Sen passes away". Outlook. 9 February 2020. Retrieved 9 February 2020.
  3. ^ "General Elections, India, 1991, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  4. ^ "General Elections, India, 1996, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 1 November 2014.
  5. ^ "প্রয়াত শঙ্কর সেন". Ei Samay (in Bengali). 9 February 2020. Retrieved 9 February 2020.