Alapan Bandyopadhyay Wiki, Age, Wife, Biography, Family & Facts

Alapan Bandyopadhyay

Alapan Bandyopadhyay (born in 1967) is an Indian Administrative Service (IAS) Officer, a famous personality and a government officer from Kolkata, West Bengal. He serves the position of the home secretary of West Bengal. Before becoming the home secretary, he was working as the in-charge of sports management and youth commission.

He was appointed as the state home minister of West Bengal on 29 May 2019 by the Chief Minister (CM) of West Bengal “Mamata Banerjee”.

On 17 March 2020, Alapan Bandyopadhyay and his wife Sonali Chakravarti Banerjee went to isolation because of infection that they caught after their meet with a COVID-19 patient’s mother.


Early Life, Parents, Siblings & Education

Bandyopadhyay took birth from his parents in the year 1967 in Kolkata, West Bengal. According to his birth year, Alapan Bandyopadhyay’s age is 53 years old (as in 2020). There is no much information is available about his parent’s name and profession.

Alapan Bandyopadhyay biography

He never mentioned his siblings to the media. He completed his schooling from a local high school in his hometown. After that, he took admission to the Kolkata University for higher education.


Marriage, Wife Sonali Chakravarti Banerjee & Children

The 53-year-old man is the husband of the Indian vice-chancellor of the University of Calcutta and an academic named “Sonali Chakravarti Banerjee”. His father-in-law “Nirendranath Chakravarty” was a great Bengali poet.

Alapan Bandyopadhyay and his wife Sonali Chakravarti Banerjee
Alapan Bandyopadhyay and his spouse Sonali Chakravarti Banerjee

There is no information is available about Alapan Bandyopadhyay’s children. Because of his busy work schedule, he is not active on social media. Moreover, he likes to spend his time with his family. He always does the work for social welfare.


Some Hidden Facts About  Alapan Bandyopadhyay

Quick Info & Wiki
Full Real NameAlapan Bandyopadhyay.
ProfessionHome Minister of West Bengal.
Year of Birth 1967.
Age (as of 2020)53 years old.
Zodiac SignLibra.
Place of BirthKolkata, West Bengal.
Social Media ProfilesN/A.
ParentsFather: Name Not Known.
Mother: Homemaker.
SiblingsNot Known.
Net worth (approx.)INR3-4 crore (as in 2020).
Physical Stats & More
HeightFeet & Inches: 5' 6".
Centimeters: 167 cm.
Meters: 1.67 m.
WeightKilograms: 65 Kg.
Pounds: 143 lbs.
Hair ColorBlack.
Eye ColorBlack.
Personal Life
Marital StatusMarried.
WifeSonali Chakravarti Banerjee.
KidsNot Known.
Highest QualificationGraduation.
SchoolLocal High School.
Alma MaterKolkata University.



After completing his higher studies, he stared his preparation for civil service and cleared the exam with a high rank. After that, he got posted as the in-charge of the MSME department.

He has also served on many other important positions. Right here, it is also necessary to mention that, he is an IAS officer of batch 1987. As per the sources, Alapan Bandyopadhyay has a net worth of INR 3-4 crore (as in 2020).

Alapan Bandyopadhyay career and net worth

Currently, he serving as the Home Secretary in West Bengal. He has received the amenities from the government which includes a lavish house with a gunman and a white Toyota Innova.



  • He is a close friend of Mamata Banerjee.
  • Alapan Bandyopadhyay is a very influential person in his state.
  • He is known for his honesty and works ethics.
  • Alapan has also served as the in-charge of the Youth department.
  • His height is 5 feet 6 inches (in meters 1.67 m).
  • According to an estimate, his body weight is around 65 kilograms (in pounds 143 lbs).
  • After COVID got detected in his body, his 10 of his staff members were also sent to isolation.



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