Swapan Dasgupta

Inside Biography

He is one of the top level journalist of India and he is very influential for sure. He is much more than just a journalist as he is also a member of Indian Parliament. His powers and influence in India have no boundaries at all. He is none other than the very intelligent Swapan Dasgupta.


Swapan Dasgupta was born in the year 1955 on 3rd of October and this makes his age 61 at this time. He was born in a place called Kolkata which lies in India. He belongs to the nationality Indian and his ethnicity is Indian as well. He currently resides in New Delhi. He has won major awards already and his work has been awarded prestigious honors.

Childhood and Education

Swapan Dasgupta’s childhood went pretty well. He grew up in a Bengali family. His parents were well settled and this means all of his demands were fulfilled in style. His father was the Chairman of Calcutta Chemicals and his mother was successful too. His mother was the daughter of an author named Sushil Chandra Sen. His mother’s father was the author of India’s first Companies Act.

Swapan Dasgupta went to a college called Stephen’s College for his degree and from there he got his degree in the field of Bachelor in Arts. He has a PhD degree as well and he got that from School of Oriental and African Studies. He got a scholarship to get that PhD of his.


Swapan Dasgupta’s career has made him the legend he is today. He has already won the mighty Padma Bhushan award and this has been the biggest achievement of his career. He started his journalism career at The Statesman. After that he got several opportunities and he grabbed the best ones for himself.

He has worked for mighty newspapers such as The Indian Express and Times of India. Not only has that he appeared for might TV networks as well. He has appeared On channels such asCNN-IBNN, NDTV and Times Now. In the year 2015, he was appointed In a very high post and that was on the Board of Directors of Larsen and Toubro. He was appointed as a nominee of the Unit Trust of India.

Personal Life

Swapan Dasgupta is a happily married man. He is married to his wife Ray Dasgupta and their relationship as husband and wife is going pretty strong till now and there is no chance of a divorce to occur in their lives. Details about his children is not available right now.


Swapan Dasgupta is a successful man and he has earned great money too till now. He has his net worth in millions of dollars and this has to do with his salary too. He looks very tall but his exact height is not available.             

by Bchrome, 30 Dec, 2016

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