- Alapan was an IAS batch-1987 officer from West Bengal
- Experience of working in many departments
- Mamta Banerjee appointed her special advisor
Alapan Bandyopadhyay, the name has been used loudly in the political circles for the past few days. Now that West Bengal Chief Minister Mamta Banerjee has surprised everyone by declaring Alapan Bandyopadhyay News as his chief advisor, it becomes important to know how his journey has been till now. is.
Born in kolkata
Born in 1961 in Kolkata, Alapan Bandopadhyay did his schooling from Narendrapur Ramakrishna Mission. He graduated in Political Science
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Top in IAS exam from Bengal in 1987
Alapan Bandopadhyay started a career in journalism after earning a master’s degree. Topped the IAS exam from Bengal in the year 1987. After this he had a brilliant career. At that time the command of West Bengal was in the hands of Jyoti Basu. It is said that Bandopadhyay may be considered close to Mamata, but the leader of the other party respects him equally.
Who is the wife of Alapan Bandhopadhyay?
Talking about personal life, Alapan married Sonali Chakraborty, daughter of the famous poet late Nirendranath Chakraborty. Alapan Bandopadhyay’s wife is playing an active role in the field of education. Sonali is now VC (Vice Chancellor) of Kolkata University. He and his wife were quarantined when they came into contact with Corona’s first reported case in West Bengal.
Experience of working in many departments
Alapan was an IAS batch-1987 officer from West Bengal. He was earlier the District Magistrate of Howrah, North and South 24 Parganas districts. He also served as Kolkata Municipal Commissioner. He has also headed several departments – Transport, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), Commerce and Industry, Information and Culture, and Home – as Principal Secretaries. The IAS officer also served as the interim state election commissioner in 2015. In 2017, he wrote a book called ‘Amler Som’.
Mamta Banerjee appointed her special advisor
Bandopadhyay, a 1987-batch IAS officer of the West Bengal cadre, was scheduled to retire on May 31 after completing 60 years of age. However, he was given a three-month extension of service after clearance from the Center. Only four days after the extension of service, the Central Government sought his services. Mamta’s government was asked to immediately relieve its Chief Secretary. The Trinamool Congress government termed the move as forcible deputation. However, Chief Secretary Alapan Bandopadhyay has taken up the retirement on Monday, and now Mamata Banerjee has appointed him as his special advisor.