Mamata Banerjee

Politician

Mamata Banerjee

Born - January 5, 1955

Designation - Chief minister of  West Bengal

Political party -
All India Trinamool Congress

Alma mater -     University of Calcutta


Previous offices - Minister of Railways
                              
                               Member of Parliament
                               for Kolkata Dakshin
 
                               Member of Parliament
                               for Jadavpur


Case - N.A

Mamata Banerjee is the current Chief Minister of West Bengal, India. she also known and called as ''didi'' .She is the first lady to hold the Chief Minister’s office in the state. On 19 May 2016, she became the only women CM to win two consecutive terms. The thumping victory came on the heels of several corruption charges during the end of her tenure as the eighth chief minister. In 1997, Banerjee had dissociated herself from the Indian National Congress and founded the All India Trinamool Congress, also known as TMC or AITMC.

Mamata Banerjee was born on 5 January 1955 in Kolkata (erstwhile Calcutta), West Bengal, to a lower-middle-class Bengali family. Her father was Promileswar Banerjee and her mother was Smt. Gayatri Devi. She lost her father at the age of nine. She graduated in history from Jogomaya Devi College in Kolkata and also earned a master’s in Islamic History from Calcutta University. Banerjee has a degree in Education from Kolkata’s Shri Shikshayatan College and a law degree from Kolkata’s Jogesh Chandra Chaudhuri Law College. She is not married. Her artistic passion unfolds in self-taught painting and poetry. Her favourite pastimes include reading, writing and listening to music.
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