Mamta Banerjee

Mamta Banerjee - MLA

All India Trinamool Congress

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Bhabanipur Constituency

Introduction: Bhowanipore or Bhabanipur is the oldest locality of South Kolkata. It is located just south of the Lower ...
All India Trinamool Congress

All India Trinamool Congress

Introduction -  The All India Trinamool Congress (Bengali abbreviated AITMC, TMC or Trinamool Congress) is a sub-n...
Member Type :MLA
Party Name :All India Trinamool Congress
Post :Chief Minister
Term :West Bengal ( Year 2011)
Constituency :Bhabanipur
Full NameMamta Banerjee
Father's NameLate Promileswar Banerjee
Mother's NameSmt. Gayetri Banerjee
Birth PlaceKolkata (West Bengal)
Marital StatusSingle
Permanent Address30-B, Harish Chatterjee Street, Kolkata-700 026 West Bengal
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QualificationsM.A., B.Ed., LL.B.
HobbiesWritting books and songs; - painting and music
1970-80General-Secretary, Mahila Congress (I), West Bengal

1978-81Secretary, District Congress Committee (Indira)[D.C.C. (I)], 
Calcutta South

1984Elected to 8th Lok Sabha

General-Secretary, All India Youth Congress (I)

1985-87Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes

1987-88Member, National Council, All India Youth Congress (I)

Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs

Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development

1988Member, Executive Committee, Congress Parliamentary Party [C.P.P. (I)]

1989Member, Executive Committee, Pradesh Congress Committee [P.C.C. (I)], West Bengal

1990 President, Youth Congress, West Bengal

1991Re-elected to 10th Lok Sabha (2nd term)

1991-93Union Minister of State, Human Resource Development, Department of Youth Affairs and Sports; and Women and Child Development

1993-96Member, Committee on Home Affairs  

1995-96Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs

Member, Committee on Public Accounts

1996Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (3rd term)

1996-97Member, Committee on Home Affairs

Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs

1997Founded All India Trinamool Congress and elected Chairperson, All India Trinamool Congress

1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (4th term)

1998-99Chairman, Committee on Railways

Member, General Purposes Committee

Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs

1999Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (5th term)

Leader, All India Trinamool Congress Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha

Member, General Purposes Committee

13 Oct. 1999 - 16 Mar. 2001Union Cabinet Minister, Railways

2001-2003 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Industries

8 Sep. 2003 - 8 Jan. 2004Union Cabinet Minister (without any portfolio)

9 Jan. 2004- May 2004Union Cabinet Minister, Coal and Mines

2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 6th term)

Member, Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law & Justice

5 Aug. 2006Member, Committee on Home Affairs

5 Aug. 2007Member, Committee on Home Affairs

2009Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (7th term)

31 May 2009Union Cabinet Minister, Railways

Leader, All India Trinamool Congress Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha

20 May 2011 onwardsSworn-in as the first woman Chief Minister of West Bengal.

2011 Member, Re-Elected in Lok Sabha Bye election
Advocate,Social Worker

Books Published:
In Bengali : (i) Upalabdhi; (ii) Janatar Darbare; (iii) Maa; (iv)Pallabi; (v) Manavik; (vi) Motherland ; (vii) Crocodile Island; (viii) Trinamool; (ix) Sishu Sathi; (x) Anubhuti; (xi)Abishasya; (xii) Janmaini; (xiii) Ekantee; (xiv) Ashubho Shanket;(xv) Jago Banglaa; (xvi) Ganotantre Lajja; (xvii) Anoson Keno; (xviii) Soroni; (xix) Langol; (xx) Andolaner Katha; (xxi) Maa-Mati-Manush; (xxii) Ajab Chora; (xxiii) Ek Guchho Bhavana; (xxiv)  Nandi-Maa; (xxv) Netai; (xxvi) Cholo-Jai
In English :  (xxvii) Struggle for Existence; (xxviii) Smile; (xxviv) Dark Horizon;  (xxx) Slaughter of Democracy

Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments:
Given music and written lyrics for Bengali songs and received Golden Disc

Social And Cultural Activities:
Connected with different social and human rights organisations to promote the welfare of poor, children and women; providing free legal aid to the poor and working for the protection of human rights; organised various health camps for mothers and children

Special Interests:
Protecting human rights

Countries Visited:
Widely travelled

Other Information:
Represented the country in (i) in U.N. General Assembly; (ii) as a woman parliamentarian at World Women Round Table Conference, Russia; and (iii) World Youth Conference, Vietnam; attended the Working Women Conference of ILO and ICFTU at Kuala Lumpur; observed Dharna in 1995 for 21 days to restore Human Rights; protested against atrocities on women and lock up deaths in the country, specially in West Bengal.
Cash 24750
Deposit in Banks, Financial Institutions and Non-Banking Financial Companies 1796901
Other Financial Instruments NSS, Postal Savings, LIC, Policies etc 372502
Jewellery 24810