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Siddhartha Bhattacharyya from Gauhati East: Early Life, Controversy & Political Career

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Siddhartha Bhattacharyya from Gauhati East: Early Life, Controversy & Political Career

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  4 April 2021 12:26 PM GMT


Candidate Gender

Party

Constituency

Male

BJP

Gauhati East

Early Life:

Siddhartha Bhattacharyya is the son of Late Gaurisankar Bhattacharyya, one of Assam's prominent Leftist politicians of yesteryears. He is 60 years old and is a resident of Ulubari, Guwahati. He is married to Monalisa Bhattacharyya who is an entrepreneur by profession.

Educational Qualifications:

He is a Post Graduate (M.A.) from Gauhati University in 1985 & LLB From Gauhati Universityin 1989.

Career and Political Life:

He is an Advocate. He is Assam Minister for Law and Justice and Guwahati Development. He is the sitting MLA from Gauhati East. He won the 2016 Assam Assembly Election by defeating Bobbeeta Sharma of INC by 96,637 votes. Bhattacharyya had lost to Capt Robin Bordoloi of INC by 3997 votes in the 2011 Assam Assembly elections. In the 2011 elections, Bhattacharyya stood second with a total of 43,730 votes.

His assets are worth Rs 8.06 crores. He has liabilities worth Rs 3.20 crores. He owns five cars, some gold and diamond jewellery. His non-movable assets include non-agricultural land, commercial buildings and residential buildings.


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