Shri Kansari Halder Member of Parliament (MP) from Mathurapur-SC (West Bengal) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri Kansari Halder

Political Party: Communist Party

Constituency & State: Mathurapur-SC (West Bengal)

Lok Sabha Experience: 2,4

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HALDER, SHRI KANSARI, Comm., [West Bengal—Mathurapur (Reserved-Sch. Castes) — 1967]: s. of Shri Narendra Krishna Halder: b. Vill. Andaria, September 15, 1910; ed. at Rippon College and Bangabasi College of Calcutta University; unmarried; wholetime organiser of Communist Party; joined the Civil Disobedience Movement in 1930 and suffered imprisonment during student life; worked in the Congress organisation upto 1941 when he left that party and joined the Communist Party; was Vice-President and President, Noopur Union Board, 1937—42; organised relief work during Bengal famine in 1941; also organised Kisans to fight flood, famine and exploitation by land-lords in Sundarbans of 24 -Paraganas during that time; elected to Lok  Sabha in 1957, while underground sentenced to life imprisonment by Special Tribunal, Alipur, in 1960 and released by High Court honourably in 1962. 

Favourite pastime and recreation:  Gardening and travelling.

Permanent address:  P.O. Serakole, District 24-Paraganas, West Bengal


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