Satyabrata Mookherjee

Satyabrata Mookherjee (born 8 May 1932) is a former Indian Union Minister of State was the President of BJP's West Bengal state unit from 2008 before being replaced by Rahul Sinha in October 2009. He was Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers (September 2000 – June 2002) and later for Commerce and Industry (July 2002 – October 2003) in Atal Bihari Vajpayee ministry.[1]

Satyabrata Mookherjee
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
1999–2004
Preceded byAjoy Mukhopadhyay
Succeeded byJyotirmoyee Sikdar
ConstituencyKrishnanagar
Union Minister of State for Commerce & Industry
In office
1 July 2002 – 13 May 2004
Union Minister of State For Chemicals & Fertilizers
In office
1 September 2000 – 3 June 2002
7th President of Bharatiya Janata Party, West Bengal
In office
2008–2009
Preceded bySukumar Banerjee
Succeeded byRahul Sinha
Personal details
Born (1932-05-08) 8 May 1932 (age 90)
Sylhet, Assam Province, British India
(now in Bangladesh)
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Residence(s)New Delhi
Alma materCalcutta University
ProfessionAdvocate

CareerEdit

Mookherjee was born on 8 May 1932 in Sylhet in Assam (now Bangladesh), he was educated at Calcutta University. He did his Bar-at-law from The Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn[2] and also pursued further studies at the Regent Street Polytechnic in London.

He was an Additional Solicitor General of India before being elected, in 1999, to the 13th Lok Sabha from Krishnagar (Lok Sabha constituency) in West Bengal as a candidate of Bharatiya Janata Party.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Press Information Bureau, Government of India, Profile of Satyabrata Mookherjee". Archived from the original on 1 December 2006.
  2. ^ a b "Profile of Satyabrata Mookherjee on parliamentofindia.nic.in". Retrieved 25 February 2011.