Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Ray, Prof. Sougata
Constituency   : Dum Dum (West Bengal)
Party Name     : All India Trinamool Congress(AITC)
Email Address : saugata[DOT]roy[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Shri Debesh Chandra Roy
Mother's Name Smt. Anila Roy
Date of Birth 06 Aug 1947
Place of Birth Shillong (Meghalaya)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 04 Jun 1982
Spouse's Name Smt. Dolly Roy
M.Sc., LL.B.
Educated at Science College, University of Calcutta and Jogesh Chandra Law College and Presidency College, Kolkata, West Bengal
Profession Educationist
Permanent Address
162/D 593, Lake Gardens,
Kolkata - 700 045,
West Bengal
tel : (033) 24220772, 09830031220 (M)
Fax : (033) 24224181
Present Address
58, Lodhi Estate,
New Delhi- 110 003
Tel : (011) 24656558, 9013180175 (M)
Positions Held
1968-1970 General Secretary, West Bengal Chhatra Parishad, Students Wing of the Congress
1973-1977 General Secretary, West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee
1977 Elected to 6th Lok Sabha
Member, Committee on Government Assurances
1979 Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Chemicals
1987-2009 Member, West Bengal Legislative assembly (five terms)
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
2009 - 22 Sept. 2012 Union Minister of State, Urban Development
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
14 Aug. 2014 - 30 April 2016 Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
1 Sep. 2014 - 25 May 2019 Member, Rules Committee
Member, Standing Committee on Finance
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence
11 Dec. 2014- 25 May 2019 Member, Joint Committee on Offices of Profit
29 April 2015 - 25 May 2019 Member, Joint Committee on Security in Parliament House Complex
1 May 2017 - 25 May 2019 Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
May, 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (4th term)
24 July 2019 onwards Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
13 Sept. 2019 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Finance
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence

Social And Cultural Activities
Active trade unionist; connected with over hundred trade unions; connected with slum improvement and anti-illiteracy work
Special Interests
Anti-illiteracy work; drama
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading books; listening to Rabindra Sangeet; watching plays
Sports and Clubs
Cricket, hockey, swimming, table tennis
Constitution Club, Habitat Centre, New Delhi
Countries Visited
Bangladesh, Belarus, Brazil, Colombia, Egypt, Finland, France, Indonesia, Israel, Italy, Japan, Jordan, Mexico, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan, Poland, Singapore, Srilanka, South Koria, Switzerland, Thailand, U.K., U.S.A. and U.S.S.R.
Other Information
Lecturer in Physics, Ashutosh College, Kolkata (1974 - 2007); Officer in the State Bank of India 1970-72; Presently President: (i) Rashtriya Chatkal Mazdoor Union (ii) National Union of Waterfront Workers (I); Registered as Advocate, Calcutta High Court

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