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Template:Use Indian English Sayantan Basu is a Bengali politician, activist and General Secretary of Bharatiya Janata Party[1] in West Bengal.[2]


Basu's father's name is Amitava Basu. He is a graduate and passed MBA. Basu contested 2009 Indian general election as the candidate of BJP from Purulia (Lok Sabha constituency).[3] He was a candidate in 2019 Indian general election in West Bengal from Basirhat (Lok Sabha constituency) and lost the election to Nusrat Jahan Ruhi by 350,815 votes.[4][5] On 26 March 2019, at the time of campaign he made a controversial statement.[6][7]


  1. "CPI(M) leader Md Salim accuses Sayantan Basu of making derogatory remarks, sends legal notice". Business Standard. October 17, 2019. https://www.business-standard.com/article/news-ani/cpi-m-leader-md-salim-accuses-sayantan-basu-of-making-derogatory-remarks-sends-legal-notice-119101700053_1.html. 
  2. "West Bengal: People who try to capture booths should be shot, says BJP candidate Sayantan Basu". Scroll.in. March 27, 2019. https://scroll.in/latest/918010/west-bengal-people-who-try-to-capture-booths-should-be-shot-says-bjp-candidate-sayantan-basu. 
  3. "Lok Sabha 2009". http://www.myneta.info/ls2009/candidate.php?candidate_id=6112. 
  4. Election Commission of India, ECI. "General Election 2019 - Election Commission of India". http://results.eci.gov.in/pc/en/constituencywise/ConstituencywiseS2518.htm?ac=18. Retrieved 25 June 2019. 
  5. "Turncoats and seasoned leaders on BJP Bengal list". https://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/city/kolkata/turncoats-and-seasoned-leaders-on-bjp-bengal-list/articleshow/68530436.cms. 
  6. "Shoot booth capturers in chest: BJP leader's shocker in West Bengal". https://www.indiatoday.in/elections/lok-sabha-2019/story/shoot-booth-capturers-in-chest-bjp-leader-s-shocker-in-west-bengal-1487274-2019-03-26. 
  7. Banerjie, Monideepa (27 March 2019). ""Shoot To Kill": Bengal BJP Candidate On How To Tackle Booth-Capturing". https://www.ndtv.com/india-news/lok-sabha-elections-2019-shoot-to-kill-says-west-bengal-bjp-candidate-sayantan-basu-on-how-to-tackle-2013422.