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.
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.
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 Name||Alapan Bandyopadhyay.|
|Profession||Home Minister of West Bengal.|
|Year of Birth||1967.|
|Age (as of 2020)||53 years old.|
|Place of Birth||Kolkata, West Bengal.|
|Social Media Profiles||N/A.|
|Parents||Father: Name Not Known.
|Net worth (approx.)||INR3-4 crore (as in 2020).|
|Physical Stats & More|
|Height||Feet & Inches: 5' 6".
Centimeters: 167 cm.
Meters: 1.67 m.
|Weight||Kilograms: 65 Kg.
Pounds: 143 lbs.
|Wife||Sonali Chakravarti Banerjee.|
|School||Local High School.|
|Alma Mater||Kolkata 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).
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.