Thursday, 31 October 2019
Veteran Trade Union Leader Gurudas Dasgupta expired.
Com. Gurudas Dasgupta, a Veteran Trade Union Leader, former MP and a great politician expired on 31.10.2019 in Kolkata.
Gurudas Dasgupta became a member of the Rajya Sabha in 1985. He was elected as the General Secretary of the All India Trade Union Congress (AITUC) in 2001.
In 2004, he was elected to the 14th Lok Sabha from Panskura in West Bengal. In 2009, he was elected to the 15th Lok Sabha from Ghatal in West Bengal.
He is a member of JPC on 2G spectrum case and accused Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of "dereliction of duty", alleging that he (the PM) was fully aware of irregularities in dispensing of telecom licences. He cited a note from then Cabinet Secretary, stating the value of licences of spectrum should be increased.
On behalf of NFPE, Odisha State CoC, we convey our deep condolences to the bereaved family members.
Let the divine soul rest in eternal peace.