Mukul Roy Age, Caste, Biography, Wife, Family, Facts & More

Mukul Roy

Real NameMukul Roy
Political PartyAll India Trinamool Congress
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Political Journey2006: In April, elected to the Rajya Sabha.
Aug. 2006-May 2009: served as Member, Committee on Urban Development and Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Home Affairs.
April 2008-May 2009: served as Permanent Special Invitee, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Railways.
28 May 2009-20 March 2012: Served as Minister of State in the Ministry of Shipping.
19 May 2011-12 July 2011: Served as Minister of State in the Ministry of Railways.
20 March 2012-22 Sept. 2012: Served as Minister of Railways.
April 2012: Re-elected to Rajya Sabha.
September 2017: Announced to quit Trinamool Congress.
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 170 cm
in meters- 1.70 m
in feet inches- 5’ 7”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 70 kg
in pounds- 154 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourSalt & Pepper
Personal Life
Date of Birth17 April 1954
Age (as in 2017)63 Years
Birth PlaceKanchrapara, Distt. North 24 Parganas, West Bengal
Zodiac sign/Sun signAries
HometownKanchrapara, Distt. North 24 Parganas, West Bengal
SchoolHarneet High School, Kanchrapara, West Bengal
College/UniversityCalcutta University, West Bengal
Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamil Nadu
Educational QualificationBSc (Part I) from Calcutta University
An M.A. degree in public administration from the Madurai Kamaraj University in 2006
FamilyFather- Late Jugal Nath Roy
Mother- Late Shrimati Rekha Roy
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
Address53, Ghatak Road, P.O.- Kancharapa, West Bengal - 743145
HobbiesWatching Cricket & Football matches, Reading, Travelling
Controversies• On 11 July 2011, when Manmohan Singh (the then Prime Minister of India) asked him to visit the site of derailment of the Guwahati-Puri Express in Assam, he openly defied him.
• In 2012, he was criticised for removing the hike in railway-passenger-fare (introduced by the former Railway Minister Dinesh Trivedi).
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseKrishna Roy
ChildrenNot Known
Money Factor
Salary (as Rajya Sabha Member)50,000 INR + other allowances /month (as in 2014)
Net Worth 50 Lakh INR (as in 2014)

Mukul Roy

Some Lesser Known Facts About Mukul Roy

  • Does Mukul Roy smoke?: Not Known
  • Does Mukul Roy drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • He is a veteran Indian politician and a member of the Rajya Sabha.
  • During his school days, Mukul actively participated in drama, quiz and inter-school science exhibitions.
  • He was also a member of the Bharat Scouts and Guides and regularly took part in camps.
  • Mukul has served in different capacities at the Government of India including Railway Minister of India.
  • In 2012, when Mamata Banerjee resigned as the Railway Minister, she personally recommended Mr. Roy for the post of Railway Minister to the then Prime Minister of India, Manmohan Singh.
  • Though Mukul Roy always preferred keeping a low profile, he had always been a trusted Lieutenant to Mamata Banerjee, particularly during the party’s movements against land acquisition at Singur and Nandigram.
  • Initially, Mukul was not very active in politics, and from 2002 to 2005 he was the non-executive director of the United Bank of India.