Shri Gurugovinda Basu Member of Parliament (MP) from Burdwan (West Bengal) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri Gurugovinda Basu

Political Party: Congress

Constituency & State: Burdwan (West Bengal)

Lok Sabha Experience: 3

Third Lok Sabha

Members Bioprofile

BASU, SHRI G., B.A., Cong., (West Bengal—Burdwan—1962):  S. of late Shri Mohini Mohan Basu; B. Durgapur, Burdwan, October 9, 1898; ed. at Calcutta University; m. Shrimati Nihar Kana, May 23, 1922; 2 S. and 1 D.; Chartered Accountant; Cost and Works Accountant; Management Accountant and Chartered Secretary; Head of an International Firm of Accountants—Touche, Rose, Bailey and Smart; Was Alderman, Corporation of Calcutta, Sheriff of Calcutta; Distt. Governor, Rotary International; President, Bengal National Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Institute of Chartered Accountants of India; President, Federation of Small and Medium Industries; Vice-President, Bureau of Industrial Statistics; President, Institute of Cost and Works Accountants of India; Member, Company Law Advisory Commission, Advisory Board of Company Secretaries, Management Accounting Committee, National Productivity Council, Presidential Award Committee, West Bengal Regional Board of Employees’ Provident Fund Scheme, Direct Taxes Central Advisory Committee and Executive Committee of General Insurance Council; M.L.C., West Bengal, June 1952 to March 1962.Social activities:  Member of Committee and Governing bodies of Indian Red Cross Society, K. C. Roy Tuberculosis Hospital, Ramakrishna Seva Pratisthan, Ranchi Mental Hospital, Rotary Club of Calcutta, Surendranath college and Goenka College of Commerce.

Hobby:  Gardening

Favourite pastime and recreation:  Walking.

Special interests:  Encouragement of small industries, stimulating better management of Industry and Commerce, Organising management accounting methods.

Clubs:  Bengal Rowing Club, Calcutta, Royal Golf Club; Calcutta Club, English Speaking Union and Calcutta Royal Turf Club.

Travels abroad:  U.S.A., U.K., Pakistan, Philippines, Germany and Italy.

Books published:  New Company Law, Indian Tax Laws and Foreigners.

Permanent address:  16/4, Goriahat Road, Ballygunge, Calcutta-19.

[Voting results at the Election: 

Electorate:  5,34,273

Shri G. Basu                                                 . .                   1,55,485

Shri Subiman Ghosh                                    . .                    1,23,015].


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