Amit Mitra

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Amit Mitra
Amit Mitra - Kolkata 2011-08-02 4269.JPG
Mitra in 2011
Minister of Information Technology and Electronics & e-Governance
Assumed office
GovernorKeshari Nath Tripathi
Jagdeep Dhankhar
Chief MinisterMamata Banerjee
Preceded byBratya Basu
Minister for Finance & Excise,Commerce & Industries
Government of West Bengal
Assumed office
GovernorM. K. Narayanan
D. Y. Patil
Keshari Nath Tripathi
Jagdeep Dhankhar
Preceded byAsim Dasgupta
Member of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
Preceded byAsim Dasgupta
Personal details
Born (1947-12-20) 20 December 1947 (age 74)
Calcutta, West Bengal, India
Political partyTrinamool Congress
Spouse(s)Meera Balakrishnan
Children1 daughter
RelativesBela Mitra (mother)
Haridas Mitra (father)
Alma mater Presidency College, Kolkata (B.A.)
University of Delhi (M.A.)
Duke University (Ph.D.)
AwardsPadma Shri (2007)

Amit Mitra (born 20 December 1947) is an Indian economist and politician. He is a member of the All India Trinamool Congress and the current Finance, Commerce & Industries Minister of the government of Indian state of West Bengal.

He is the current MLA in the West Bengal state assembly from the Khardaha state assembly constituency. He was awarded Padma Shri at 2007. He beat Asim Dasgupta, the ex-West Bengal Finance Minister.[needs to be explained][1][2][3]

He was the Secretary general of the Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI).

References[change | change source]

  1. "Khardaha". Assembly Elections May 2011 Results. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 16 May 2011. Retrieved 13 May 2011.
  2. "134 – Khardah Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 11 May 2011.
  3. "Statistical Reports of Assembly Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 5 October 2010. Retrieved 15 October 2010.