Fourteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Seth, Shri Lakshman Chandra
Constituency   : Tamluk (West Bengal)
Party Name     : Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M))
Email Address : lseth[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Late Shri Bishnupada Seth
Mother's Name Smt. Pakhi Bala Seth
Date of Birth 11 Apr 1946
Place of Birth Haldia, Baraghasipur Distt. Midnapore (West Bengal)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 21 Jan 1981
Spouse's Name Smt. Tamalika Seth
No. of Sons 2
M.A., LL.B.
Educated at Tamralipta Mahavidyalaya,
Tamluk and Calcutta University, Kolkata (West Bengal)
Profession Social Worker
Permanent Address
Sramik Bhawan, Sukumar Sengupta Sarani,
P.O. Haldia, Distt. Purba Midnapore - 721 604
(West Bengal)
Fax. (03224) 252603, 252687
Present Address
104 -106, North Avenue,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23092142, 23094372, 9868180063 (M)
Positions Held
1982-96 Member, West Bengal Legislative Assembly (three terms)
1987-96 Chairman, Committee on Public Undertakings, West Bengal Legislative Assembly
1998 Elected to 12th Lok Sabha
1998-99 Member, Committee on Transport and Tourism
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests
2002 Member, Committee on Labour
2003-2004 Member, Committee on Finance
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
Member, Committee on Finance
5 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Finance

Social And Cultural Activities
Organising various social welfare activities through NGOs namely Unnayan, Bharati, Tamralipta Jan Kalyan Samiti, District Council of Child Welfare and Haldia Service Society; Chairman, (i) Jan Shikshan Sangstha (sponserd by the Government of India); and (ii) Indian Centre for advancement of Education and Research which runs ten educational institutions including an Engineering College, Law College and a Marine College etc.
Special Interests
Social welfare and cultural activities, sports and educational institutions
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading and travelling
Sports and Clubs
Football and cricket; Life Member of Cricket Association of Bengal; President, (i) Country Sports Foundation and (ii) IFA-CSF Residential Football Academy
Countries Visited
Other Information
Chairman, Haldia Development Authority since 1998; manages the educational institutions such as (i) Haldia Institue of Techonolgy ; (ii) Haldia Law College; (iii) International Institute of Maritime Studies and Research; (iv) Indo-Australia Institute of Technology and Management; (v) College of Paramedical Science; (vi) Vidyasagar Primary Teachers` Training Institute; (vii) Institute of Education (B.Ed. Course); (viii) Institute of Management; (ix) Institute of Foreign Languages; and (x) Institute of Deaf and Dumb

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