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Manik Sarkar Biography, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : January 23, 2019

Short Biography

Manik Sarkar was born on 22-01-1949 in Radhakishorepur, Udaipur in the state of Tripura, India. He is an Indian Politician & former Chief Minister of Tripura.

Manik Sarkar Complete Bio & Career

Manik Sarkar is a politician from India. He had served as the Chief Minister of the state of Tripura from 1998 to 2018. He is said to be the Chief Minister with least possessions in the country. Even from his student days, he was active in student movements. He became a member of the Marxist Communist Party at the age of 19. During his study at the MBB College, he was a candidate for the Student’s Federation of India. He pursued his Bachelor’s Degree at MBB College. He got early political exposure and went on to become the General Secretary of the College’s Student Union. He also became the Vice President of the Student’s Federation of India.

After being selected in the State Committee of CPI (M), he was made the Secretariat of the party in 1978. He was elected to the State Legislative Assembly from Agartala Constituency in 1980. Soon, he became the Chief Whip of the party. He was then appointed as the State Secretary of the CPI (M) in the year 1993. Politburo is the main policy-making and executive committee in the CPI (M), for which he was made a member in 1998. Manik Sarkar became the Chief Minister of Tripura for the first time in March 1998. He is the only Chief Minister from India to not own a personal home or car. He also donated the entire salary that he got from his Chief Minister office and received Rs. 10,000 per month as allowance. He held the office for 4 consecutive terms.

Manik Sarkar Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Amulya Sarkar and Anjali Sarkar. He is married to Panchali Bhattacharya.

Life's Important Dates Of Manik Sarkar

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Salt & Pepper

Personal Info

Home Town Agartala
Nationality Indian
Religion Hindu
Address Agartala, Tripura, India
School N/A
College MBB (Maharaja Bir Bikram) College, Agartala
Qualification B.Com
Hobbies Listening To Classical Music and Doing Yoga
Marital Status Married


Favorite Food Hilsa Fish

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Manik Sarkar

  • Even after being the CM, he still washed his clothes and polished his shoes by himself.
  • He served as the CM of Tripura for 4 successive terms.
  • He doesn't have his own house or car.
  • He is very fond of classical music and every morning he starts his day after listening classical music for 1 hour.
  • He and veteran politician L K Advani are very good friends.
  • In 2013, he was seen as the poorest CM in India.

Manik Sarkar Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

74 years, 2months, 9 days old age Manik Sarkar will turn 75 on 22 January, 2024. Only 9 months, 21 days, 17 hours,25 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Manik Sarkar has celebrated the total number of 74 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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