Shri Ashok Kumar Sen Member of Parliament (MP) from Calcutta North West (West Bengal) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri Ashok Kumar Sen

Political Party: Congress (I)

Constituency & State: Calcutta North West (West Bengal)

Lok Sabha Experience: 2,3,4,5,7,8

8th Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

SEN, SHRI A.K., B.A., (Hons.), M.A., M.Sc., (Economics), Barrister-at-law, [Congress (I)—West Bengal, Calcutta North-West, 1984]  s of late Shri Akshay Kumar Sen; b. at Faridpur (Undivided Bengal), October 10, 1913; ed. at Presidency College, Calcutta, University of Calcutta, London School of Economics and Grays Inn, London; m. Smt. Anjana Sen, February 9, 1943; 2 s. and 2 d.; Senior Advocate, Supreme Court; previously associated with Satirtha Sangria, a Revolutionary Organisation; Union Minister of State for Law, April 17, 1957 —January 24, 1966; also held charge of the Department of Posts and Telegraphs, September 1, 1963—May 13, 1964; Union Minister of Law and Social Security, 1964—1966; Union Minister of Law since December 31, 1984; Professor of Economics and Commercial Law City College, Calcutta, 1941-43; Junior Standing Counsel for Government of West Bengal 1950-56; Founder President, Paschim Banga Samaj Seva Samiti; President, (i) Supreme Court Bar Association, 1974-75, 1975-76 and 1984-85, and (ii) Indian Football Association in 1975; Member, (i) Second Lok Sabha, 1957-62, (ii) Third Lok Sabha, 1962-67, (iii) Fourth Lok Sabha, 1967-70, (iv) Fifth Lok Sabha, 1971-77, (v) Seventh Lok Sabha, 1980-84 and (vi) Committee on Subordinate Legislation, 1980-82; Leader of the Indian Delegation to (i) the United Nations Conference on the “Law of the Sea” at Geneva, 1958 and 1959 and (ii) the United Nations Conference on Human Rights at Tokyo, 1960 and Delhi, 1962; Member, Indian Delegation to the tenth Session of the U.N. General Assembly in 1955.

Favourite pastime and recreation:  Walking, trekking, driving and sightseeing.

Special  interests:  Literature, philosophy, art and antiques.

Sports and clubs:  Football, Tennis and Cricket; Member, (i) Mohan Bagan Club, Calcutta and (ii) East Bengal Club, Calcutta; Life Member, National Cricket Club, India; Former President, Indian Football Association, Calcutta.

Travels abroad:  Europe, Canada, United States, Japan, Thailand, East and West Africa, Australia, South America, West Indies and Switzerland.

Permanent address:  Flat No. 10, Fourth Floor, London Street, Calcatta-16.

 


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