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Shri Tathagata Roy
Governor of Tripura


Assumed Office On

May 20,2015


Fathers Name

Late Debesh Chandra Roy


Date of Birth

September 14,1945


Birth Place




Bachelor of Engineering (Civil Engineering), Calcutta University, 1966. Bachelor of Law, Calcutta University, 1985


Marital Status




Two daughters



Civil Engineer, Teacher of Construction Engineering and Specialist in arbitration and other dispute resolution processes relating to Engineering contracts


Political Career

Member, BJP National Executive 2002-2015. 2. State President, BJP, West Bengal, 2002-2006.


Award & Titles conferred

Stood 6th in Higher Secondary Examination of the Board of Secondary Education, West Bengal in 1961 Recipient of Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search Scholarship, 1961-66


Foreign Travels

Visited many countries including Erstwhile USSR, Europe & UK USA, Canada Laos, Thailand, Singapore, China (Tibet region), Bangladesh, Nepal and Bhutan



Travel, especially visiting places of pilgrimage in the Himalayas. Visited Kailash-Mansarovar (on foot), Amarnath, Ladakh (Nubra Valley & Panggong-Tso), Vaishno Devi, Kedarnath, Badrinath, Valley of Flowers, Hemkund Sahib, Pashupatinath, Muktinath


Publications / Contributions

My people, Uprooted : Exodus of Hindus from East Pakistan and Bangladesh (Synergy Books , India, New Delhi, 2015). 2. The Life and Times of Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee-(Prabhat Prakashan, New Delhi,2012). 3. Engineering Contracts in India; Law, Practice & Management (Bharat Book Agency, Kolkata, 1991). 4. Written Articles extensively in Bengali periodicals, Desh (Fortnightly), Bartaman (Daily), Swastika (Weekly), The Statesman (English Daily).


Contact Number

0381 232-4091  ,  0381 232-5767



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