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Prof. Sukanta Majumdar

Dr. Sukanta Majumdar

Prof. Sukanta Majumdar is an assistant professor of Botany at the University of Gour Banga, West Bengal. He did his Ph.D. in Botany from the University of North Bengal. His research area is soil microbiology, biocontrol of fungal pathogens, and clinical applications of ayurvedic medicines and plant-derived compounds. He has authored and co-authored more than 25 peer-reviewed international journal articles in reputed scientific journals. He is serving (2019-present) as an elected member of parliament (MP) in the seventeenth Parliament (Lok Sabha) of India, representing Balurghat, West Bengal constituency. He is the parliamentary committee member of the communications and information technology committee, Govt. of India. He won the best parliamentarian of the Year award in 2023, for his excellent performance in the Indian parliament. As a policy maker, he has taken an active role in promoting Govt. of India’s initiatives to spread awareness about ancient Indian science and technology for the betterment of humanity and reviving India’s glorious knowledge system.