Sugata Bose

Positions Held

Ministry Tenure
Elected to 16th Lok Sabha May, 2014
Member, Committee on Government Assurances Member, Standing Committee on External Affairs 1 Sep. 2014 onwards
Member, Committee on Provision of Computers to Members of Lok Sabha Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development 15 Sep. 2014 onwards

Personal Details

Date Of Birth 07 Sep 1956
Place Kolkata (West Bengal)
Political Party All India Trinamool Congress(AITC)
Academics Ph.D. Educated at University of Cambridge, U.K.

Profile

Sugata Bose (born 7 September 1956) is an Indian historian and politician who has taught and worked in the United States since the mid-1980s. His fields of study are South Asian and Indian Ocean history. Bose taught at Tufts University until 2001, when he accepted the Gardiner Chair of Oceanic History and Affairs at Harvard University.[1] Bose is also the Director of the Netaji Research Bureau in Kolkata, India, a research center and archives devoted to the life and work of Bose’s great uncle, the Indian nationalist, Subhas Chandra Bose.[2] Bose is the author most recently of His Majesty’s Opponent: Subhas Chandra Bose and India’s Struggle against Empire (2011) and A Hundred Horizons: The Indian Ocean in the Age of Global Empire (2006).

Since 2014, Bose has served as a Member of India’s Parliament from the Jadavpur Constituency in West Bengal with his party affiliation in Mamata Banerjee led All India Trinamool Congress (TMC).