Suranjit Sengupta is a politician of the Bangladesh Awami League. He resigned as Bangladesh’s first railway minister in 2012. He’s an MP for the Sunamganj-2 constituency of Jatiya Sangsad and a member of the get together’s advisory committee. He was Chairman of the Parliamentary Standing Committee of the Ministry of Legislation, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs.
Sengupta was born in Derai Upazila, Sunamganj district of Devendra Nath Sengupta and Sumati Bala Sengupta. He’s the youngest of 4 brothers and a sister. He accomplished his bachelor’s and grasp’s levels on the College of Dhaka. He obtained his LLB from the Central Legislation Faculty and has practiced legislation for a time frame.
Sengupta began his profession as a lawyer. He grew to become a member of the Supreme Courtroom’s Committee of Attorneys. He began his political profession in left-wing events. Within the 1970 nationwide elections in Pakistan, he was elected to the Provincial Meeting from Sylhet District as a candidate for the Nationwide Awami Occasion. He fought within the Bangladesh Liberation Conflict in 1971 as Deputy Commander of District 5.  He was an outspoken member of the opposition seat of the Bangladesh Constituent Meeting. Within the 1973 Bangladesh parliamentary elections, he ran for the Nationwide Folks’s Occasion faction led by Muzaffar Ahmed (NAP (M)). He represented the Ekota get together within the Home of Representatives in 1979 and the Ganatantri get together in 1991. He joined the Bangladesh Awami League get together in 1996, however misplaced the nationwide election that yr. However he entered parliament by means of a by-election. He represented the Sunamganj-2 constituency within the subsequent three parliaments.
On February 24, 1996, earlier than the month’s contested elections, police searched his house, in addition to Amir Hossain Amu and Abdur Razzak, below the Particular Powers Act, however have been unable to find him.
In November 2011, Sengupta was appointed to the newly shaped Ministry of Railways Cupboard. However leaders of each the Bangladesh Employees’ Occasion and the Awami League known as for his resignation after the bribery scandal broke. He served as a minister with out workplace. After the 2014 election, he was not elected to the cupboard.
Sengupta took over as railway minister and resigned 5 months afterward bribery allegations. He was accused of being immediately concerned within the corruption of Tk 100 million. On April 9, 2012, driver Azam Khan dropped them off as their Deputy Personal Secretary, Jap Area Director Common and Safety Commander drove to Sengupta’s residence with Tk 7.4 million in bribes. On April 17, 2012, Sengupta was appointed minister with out workplace a day after he submitted his resignation as railway minister and was charged with bribery.