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Fifteenth Lok Sabha Member


Khagen Das

Khagen Das

Party Name Communist Party of India (Marxist)(CPI(M))
Constituency Tripura West
State Tripura
Father's Name Late Shri Harish Ch. Das
Mother's Name Late Smt. Annada Sundari Das
Date of Birth 04.09.1937
Place of Birth Durgapur, Distt. Commilla (now in Bangladesh
Profession Political & Social Worker
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage
Spouse's Name Smt. Anupama Das
No. of Children 2
Educational Qualifications

M.Com., B.Ed.
Educated at S.N. College and Calcutta University, Kolkatta, West Bengal

Permanent Address

C.P.I. (M) Office
Melarnath, Agartala
Tripura
Phone: 0381-2325365, 2323448, 2330443
Fax: 0381-2322533

Present Address

90, North Avenue
New Delhi - 110 001
Phone: 011-23094461, 23094137
Mobile: 9868180482

Position Held

1978-1988
- Member, Tripura Legislative Assembly (two terms)

1978-1983
- Chairman, Public Accounts Committee, Tripura Legislative Assembly

1983-1988
- Cabinet Minister, Revenue, Health, Statistics, etc. Government of Tripura

1998-2002
- Member, Rajya Sabha

1998
- Member, Committee on Food, Civil Supplies & Publice Distribution

1998-2002
- Member, Rajya Sabha

1998
- Member, Committee on Food, Civil Supplies & Public Distribution
- Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence

1999-2001
- Member, Committee on Agriculture

2001-2002
- Chairman, Committee on Transport and Tourism
- Member, Privileges Committee, Rajya Sabha

2002
- Elected to 13th Lok Sabha (in Bye-election)
- Member, Committee on Labour and Welfare

2003-04
- Member, Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas

2004
- Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
- Member, Committee on Absence of Members from the sittings of the House
- Member, Committee on Agriculture
- Member, Committee on Public Accounts
- Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs

7 August 2006 onwards
- Member, Committee on Absence of Members from the Sittings of the House

Social And Cultural Activities

- Vice-President, Tripura State Kisan Sabha;

- Member, All India Kisan Council;

- Working for upliftment of tribals and downtrodden and backward Communities and for the welfare of the Farmers

Special Interests

Reading

Sports and Clubs

Football and cricket

Countries Visited

Bangladesh, Chile, Cuba, Guyana, France, Netherands, Mexico, Thailand, U.K., U.S.A. and Venzuela

Other Information

- Political Secretary to Chief Minister, Tripura 1993-98;

- Chairman, Industrial Development Corporation 1980-82 and 1998-2004;

- Member Central Committee, CPI (M)