Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Paul, Shri Tapas
Constituency   : Krishnanagar (West Bengal)
Party Name     : All India Trinamool Congress(AITC)
Email Address : tapas[DOT]paul[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Late Dr. Gajendra Chandrapal
Mother's Name Smt. Mira Pal
Date of Birth 29 Sep 1958
Place of Birth Chander Nagore, Distt. Hooghly (West Bengal)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 16 Jan 1985
Spouse's Name Smt. Nandini Paul
No.of Daughters 1
B.Sc. (Bio Science)
Educated at Hooghly Mohsin College, University of Burdwan, West Bengal
Profession Film Artist
Permanent Address
74, Golf Club Road, Sapphire Court, Flat No. 1-J,
Kolkata-700 033, West Bengal
Tel : (033) 24223232, 09433003232, 09013180060 (M)
Present Address
B-704, M.S.Flats, B.K.S. Marg,
Opp. Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital,
New Delhi - 110 001
09013180060 (M)
Positions Held
2001-09 Member, West Bengal Legislative Assembly (Two terms)
Chairman, Standing Committee for Information & Culture, Youth and Sports, West Bengal Legislative Assembly
2009 Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Human Resource Development
Member, Standing Committee on Chemicals and Fertilizers
23 Sep. 2009 Member, Rules Committee
24 Dec. 2009 Member, Committee on Provision of Computers to Members of Lok Sabha
Member, Standing Committee on Information and Broadcasting
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1 Sep. 2014 - 31 Aug. 2016 Member, Standing Committee on Defence
Sep. 2014 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
1 Sept. 2016 - 31 Aug. 2018 Member, Standing Committee on Industry
1 Sept. 2018 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment

Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Started professional career in 1979 as a film artist in a Bengali film; completed more than 400 films in Bengali, Hindi & Oriya; awarded B.F.J.A. Filmfare Award, Uttam Kumar Award, Pranotesh Barua Award and many more; H.M.V. has launched music album; Film Uttara has been Internationally acknowledged and received many Awards
Social And Cultural Activities
Actively taken part in Thalassemia and blood donation camps; Looked after Old Age Home and Orphange and vagrancy Home; and Took part in fund raising for relief causes in West Bengal & other States as well
Special Interests
Acting, sports, music and social work
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Watching movies, reading books, listening to music and attending various social functions
Sports and Clubs
Loves to play hockey, football and golf; Played hockey for Chandernagore Boys Sporting Club; and President, Atlanta Club in Golf Club, West Bengal; Member, (i) Kolkatta Golf Club; (ii) Prinston Club; and Honorary Member, Lions Club, Kolkata
Countries Visited
France, Italy, Singapore, Thailand (Bangkok), U.K., and U.S.A.

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