He was nominated as a member of the Rajya Sabha throughout August 2003 to August 2009. He was elected to a different time period within the Rajya Sabha, as a Bharatiya Janata Party MP from Madhya Pradesh, in June 2010
Former Rajya Sabha MP and journalist Chandan Mitra departed for heavenly aboard on Wednesday evening. He was 66. Confirming the information, his son, Kushan Mitra tweeted, “Since it is already out there; Dad passed away late last night. He had been suffering for a while.” Mitra is survived by his spouse and two sons.
PM Narendra Modi and different famous politicians additionally took to the platform and provided their condolences.
Along with being a two-term MP, Mitra was the Editor-in-Chief and Managing Director of The Pioneer. Mitra was additionally related to TMC from July 2018.