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Former Congress MP & Union Minister Akhilesh Das Gupta passed away on Wednesday.

Former Union Minister Akhilesh Das Gupta

Akhilesh Das Gupta was the son of Freedom Fighter Late Babu Banarasi Das, former Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh.

Former Union Minister Akhilesh Das Gupta

He held country’s most prestigious office as ‘Member of Parliament’ (Rajya Sabha) for 18 years serving three consecutive terms of 6 years each from November 1996 to November 2014.

Former Union Minister Akhilesh Das Gupta

Akhilesh Das was a Prominent Educationist, Professor, Indian Politician & Philanthropist.

Former Union Minister Akhilesh Das Gupta

He held the office of the Minister for Steel from January 2006 till May 2008 under Dr. Manmohan Singh Government during the first term.

Akhilesh Das Gupta with Former UP CM Akhilesh Yadav

He actively served as Secretary of Congress Parliamentary Party between 2003 to 2006 under the Chairmanship of Sonia Gandhi.

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