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Councillor Dhiren Basu

Party: Labour

Ward: Seven Sisters

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Surgery details

Update 18/03/2020 - please note, for the foreseeable future, Councillor Dhiren Basu will be holding his surgery through telephone and email only. if you wish to contact the Councillor on the dates and times shown below, then
please call – 07971 804 722 or email -

We apologise for any inconvenience caused.

Surgeries will be rotated between Seven Sisters Councillors.

Every Wednesday 18:00-19:00
The Triangle Centre, 91-93 St Ann’s Road
N15 6NJ

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.