Councillor Dhiren Basu
Ward: Seven Sisters
Other Councillors representing this Ward:
2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month, 6.00 – 7.00pm
Triangle Playcentre, 91-93 St Ann's Road, N15 6NU
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River Park House
225 High Road
Mobile: 07971 804722
- Communities Scrutiny Panel
- Full Council
- Planning Sub Committee
- Regulatory Committee
- Tottenham Hale and Seven Sisters Area Forum and Committee
Term of office
- 05/05/1994 -
Appointments to outside bodies
- Haringey Racial Equality Council, The Executive Committee
- Triangle Children, Young People and Community Centre - Mgmt Advisory Board
I was Born in British India in 1943 and moved to England in 1977.
I attended Dhaka University and gained BA (Hons) MA (Political science) LL.B, I Lectured law at Dhaka University.
In 1977, I became Sub editor of Fleet Street based World Times, an international weekly news journal, and contributing editor for several ethnic newspapers including Youth Voice, Jubabarta, and Surma.
I am the Founder Editor of New World, a multicultural newspaper that celebrated its 15th anniversary in 2004.
I am a former Chair of the Islington Indian Association, and am presently the Organising Secretary of the Overseas Bengali Association.
I am a member of The Bengali Association and Director of One Community One Nation UK and Director of RAY Foundation.
I am also a member of the Fabian Society, Co-operative Party and Royal Academy of Arts.
I am a former Mayor and Deputy Mayor. I was also a School Governor at Stamford Hill & Seven Sisters Schools
I am a fundraiser for various national and international charities such as Victim Support, the Diabetic Association, and Flood and Earthquake appeals.
At school I enjoyed sports and at University, I won shot-put hammer and javelin titles three years running.