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Chandan Mitra (Politician) Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Facts, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : September 22, 2021

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Short Biography

Chandan Mitra was born on 12-12-1955 in Howrah in the state of West Bengal, India. He was an Indian Journalist, Editor, Writer, Author, Managing Director of The Pioneer (an English language daily newspaper) & Politician who served as Rajya Sabha MP. 

Other Name: Dr. Chandan Mitra, Chandan Monindra Nath Mitra
Other Professions: Editor Writer Author Managing Director Politician

Chandan Mitra Complete Bio & Career

Dr. Chandan Mitra is an Indian journalist. He is currently an editor and managing director of The Pioneer newspaper in Delhi, India. He was studied at La Martiniere Calcutta. In 1971, he was also won the Founder's Gold Medal 1971. He went up to St. Stephen's College, Delhi University. Moreover, he gained a MA and M.Phil degree in History at Delhi University. He also taught at Hansraj College for a short period.

He received a doctorate at Oxford University in 1984. He was also a member of Magdalen College, for the thesis of "Political mobilization and the nationalism movement in India under supervision of the noted Indian historian Dr. Tapan Raychaudhuri.He was nominated Rajya Sabha member for the period of (2003 to 2009).In 2010, he was elected to the Rajya Sabha, as a Bharatiya Janata Party from Madhya Pradesh.

He started his career in journalism as an Assistant Editor with The Statesman in Kolkata. He then moved to the Times of India in Delhi and after he joined The Sunday Observer. He struggled hard to become the Editor of the paper. Finally he started working with the Hindustan Times as an Executive Editor. Then he joined The Pioneer as Editor in 1988. He then bought control of the newspapaper from the Thapar family.


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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Chandan Mitra died at the age of 65 on 02-09-2021 in Delhi, India.

DEATHDAY 2 September,2021 (Monday)

Chandan Mitra Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Monindra Nath Mitra & Dipali Mitra. He married Shobori Ganguli on 30-11-2002 ad together the couple had two sons named including Kushan Mitra, managing editor of The Pioneer.

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Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Howrah, West Bengal, India
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address H-33 A, Lane W10C, Sanik Farms, New Delhi - 110062
School La Martiniere for Boys, Kolkata
College St Stephen's College (Delhi University), New Delhi
Oxford University, England
Qualification M.A. & M.Phil in History
Phd. in Modern History
Hobbies Reading, Writing and Watching News Bulletin
Marital Status Married
Debut 27-08-2003 - He became the nominated member of the Rajya Sabha
Best Friends Shashi Tharoor
Salary INR 330000/- + Other Allowances (as a MP)
Net Worth $1.4 Million
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Blue, Black, Off White
Favorite Sport Cricket
Favorite Politician Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Favorite Actress Nargis Dutt , Meena Kumari
Favorite Actor Dilip Kumar , Dev Anand , Sunil Dutt
Favorite Singer Mohammed Rafi , Kishore Kumar , Manna Dey , Lata Mangeshkar
Favorite Place Goa
Favorite Dress Coat Pant, Pant Shirt with Jacket

Chandan Mitra Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Chandan Mitra was 65 years 8 months & 21 days old age.