Tathagata Roy was born on 14 September 1945 at Kolkata . He had a distinguished academic career, having been a rank holder in the school leaving examination and a Jagadish Bose National Science Talent Scholar. He studied Civil Engineering in Bengal Engineering College Sibpur, when it was affiliated with the University of Calcutta. Later he joined Indian Railways Service of Engineers.
He took voluntary retirement in 1990 and joined Jadavpur University as professor and founder head of the Department of Construction Engineering. He is a former Chairman Board of Governors of TTTI Calcutta (2000 to 2005). He is a fellow of the Institution of Engineers and life member of the Indian Council of Arbitration. He also holds a Law Degree of Calcutta University.
He was attracted towards Hindutva and became a Swayamsevak in 1986. After leaving government service he joined the BJP in 1990. He replaced Mr. Ashim Ghosh in the year 2006.
He wrote a book entitled My People, Uprooted: A Saga of the Hindus of Eastern Bengal.
Roy is the elder brother of All India Trinamool Congress(AITC) MP & MoS(Urban Development) Saugata... Read More