Oct 29, 2012

Detailed Profile of Shri Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury, Minister of State for Railways

Detailed Profile Of Shri Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury

NameShri Adhir Ranjan Chowdhury
Constituency from which I am electedBaharampur
Father's NameLate Shri Niranjan Chowdhury
Mother's NameLate Smt. Saraju Bala Chowdhury
Date of Birth02 Apr 1956
Birth PlaceBerhampore, Distt. Murshidabad (West Bengal)
Maritial StatusMarried
Date of Marriage15 Sep 1987
Spouse NameSmt. Arpita Chowdhury
No. of ChildrenNo.of Sons:0 No.of Daughters:1
State NameWest Bengal
Party NameIndian National Congress
Permanent Address26/1/A Sahid Surya Sen Road, Gonbazar, Berhampore,Distt. Murshidabad West Bengal
Present Address9, Harish Chandra Mathur Lane,New Delhi - 110 001Tel. (011) 23354920, 09868180498 (M)
Email idadhir[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in
Educational QualificationsUnder Matriculate Educated at I.C. Institute, Berhampore,West Bengal
Positions Held
1996-99Member, West Bengal Legislative Assembly
1999Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
1999-2000Member, Committee on Information Technology
Member, Railway Convention Committee
Member, Committee to Review the Rate of Dividend Payable by the Railway Undertaking to the General Revenues
2000-2004Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs
2004Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
Member, Committee on Estimates
Member, Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs
1 May 2008Member, Financial Committee on Estimates
5 Aug. 2007Member, Committee on Transport, Tourism & Culture
2009Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
9 Jun. 2009Member, House Committee
6 Aug 2009Member, Committee on Estimates
31 Aug. 2009Member, Committee on Energy
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Food Processing
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs
1 May 2010Member, Committee on Estimates
Social and Cultural ActivitiesRendering service to the poor in the form of blood donation, flood relief and drought relief by setting up a club for the purpose; runs a public library
Sports and ClubsCricket and Football
Favourite Pastimes and RecreationTravelling and reading
Countries VisitedBhutan and Nepal


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