Guwahati Development Department
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Government of Assam, Assam Secretariat (Civil)
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Siddhartha Bhattacharya is National Spokesperson of Bharatiya Janata Party (N. E. Incharge), MLA of prestigious East-Guwahati LAC from Assam, Ex-State President of B.J.P. Assam Pradesh.
Siddhartha Bhattacharya had his initial schooling at Ulubari Prasanna Vidyapeeth and Cotton Collegiate H.S. School, both Vernacular Assamese Medium Government Schools at Guwahati and thereafter he was awarded an all India Merit Scholarship by the Govt. of India to study at Ramkrishna Mission Vidyapeeth at Purulia in West Bengal wherefrom he Passed his Matriculation. He had his college education at Cotton College, Guwahati and graduated with Honours in Economics in 1983 .
For his Post graduation studies , even though he joined the History Department in Jawaharlal Nehru University at New Delhi, but due to family obligations, he could not complete the course there and subsequently he took his Post- Graduate degree in Economics from Gauhati University in the year 1985.He also perused and obtained law degree from Gauhati University in the year 1989 .
He joined the Legal Profession as an Advocate in the year 1992 and has more than 24 years of experience. He was practicing in the Gauhati High Court and the outlying Benches in all seven NE states. He had served as Addl. Central Government Standing Counsel in the Gauhati High Court in the period of 2001-2004.He had been engaged by the BSNL as Standing Counsel for the period of 2001-2005.
He was serving as Special Public Prosecutor in the Special Court (Narcotics) for Ministry of Finance , Govt. of India, CBN, NE Zone. (2001-2012).
He was also serving as Standing Counsel for Inland Waterways of India in the Gauhati High Court. (2001- 2012).
Siddhartha Bhattacharya is considered as an authority of Military and Para-Military law and has the distinction of conducting many Court-Martials as a Counsel. He was included in the Senior Counsels Panel in the Regional Bench of Armed Forces Tribunal , Guwahati.
He is a trained Mountaineer and he has participated widely in different fields of Sports both as a Sportsman and an Organizer. He is actively associated with a good number of Socio-Cultural cause, activities and bodies working in various fields.
He is a Life member of Assam Sahitya Sabha, the apex literary body of Assam.