Councillor Dhiren Basu

Party: Labour

Ward: Seven Sisters

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Surgery details

Triangle Play Centre, 91-93 St Ann's Road, N15 6NU
Every Weds. (rota)
6pm - 7pm

Contact information

Correspondence address: 
River Park House
225 High Road
Wood Green
N22 8HQ


Mobile:  07971 804 722

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Committee appointments

Term of Office

  • 05/05/1994 -

Additional Information

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.