Swapan Bhattacharjee

Swapan Bhattacharjee (born 2 February 1952)[2] is a Bangladesh Awami League politician and the incumbent Jatiya Sangsad member from Jessore-5 constituency since January 2014. His brother Pijush Kanti Bhattacharjee is a former member of parliament.[3]

Swapan Bhattacharjee
স্বপন ভট্টাচার্য্য
State Minister of Rural Development and Cooperatives Division
Assumed office
20 May 2019[1]
Prime MinisterSheikh Hasina
Member of Parliament
for Jessore-5
In office
25 January 2014 – present
Preceded byKhan Tipu Sultan
Personal details
Born (1952-02-02) 2 February 1952 (age 69)
Jessore, East Bengal, Dominion of Pakistan
NationalityBangladeshi
Political partyBangladesh Awami League
RelativesPijush Kanti Bhattacharjee (brother)

CareerEdit

Bhattacharjee was elected to Jatiya Sangsad on 5 January 2014 from Jessore-5 as an independent candidate.[2] He defeated the incumbent Bangladesh Awami League candidate Khan Tipu Sultan by more than 20 thousand votes.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "PM tweaks cabinet". The Daily Star. 2019-05-20. Retrieved 2020-03-28.
  2. ^ a b "Constituency 89_11th_En". Bangladesh Parliament. Retrieved 2020-03-28.
  3. ^ স্বপন ভট্টাচার্য প্রতিমন্ত্রী হওয়ায় আনন্দের বন্যা. Prothom Alo (in Bengali). 7 January 2019. Retrieved 14 February 2020.
  4. ^ "Jessore women turn up big". The Daily Star. 17 January 2014. Retrieved 15 November 2018.