Biography / Wiki
She is an Indian Politician and the founder of the party name All India Trinamool Congress (AITC). She is the 8th CM of West Bengal and the first woman who hold the post of CM. Having served as Union Cabinet Minister many times, she became the CM of West Bengal first time in 2011.
Height / Weight / Age
She was born on 5 January 1955 in Kolkata, West Bengal, India, and become 65 years old as of 2020. Her weight is nearly 59 kg and her height is 163 cm (1.63 m).
Her net worth is Rs.30 lakh (as of 2016).
Education / Family
She did her schooling at the DeshbanduSishuSikshalay, Kolkata, and graduated from Jogamaya Devi College with a B.A. degree. She was fascinated about doing law and received a degree from Jogesh Chandra Choudhary College of Law, Calcutta University in 1982.
Further, from the University of Calcutta, she received a master’s degree in Islamic History. She received a doctorate (Doctor of Letters) from the Kalinga Institute of Industrial Technology, Odisha. While studying in the Jogamaya Devi, she joined politics and established Chhatra Parishad Unions. She was born in a Brahmin family.
Her father’s name is Promileswar Banerjee and her mother’s name is Gayatri Devi. Her mother was passed away in 2011 at the age of 81. She has six brothersBaben Banerjee, Ganesh Banerjee, Samir Banerjee.
Amit Banerjee, Ajit Banerjee, Kali Banerjee. Abhishek Banerjee is her nephew and son of Amit Banerjee. He is also a TMC politician and member of the 16th Lok Sabha from the Diamond Harbour constituency.
|Birth Place||Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
|Date Of Birth||5 January 1955|
|Height||In centimetres – 163 cm
In feet and inches – 5’4”
|Weight||In kilograms – 59 kg
In pounds – 130 lbs
|Eye Color||Hazel Brown|
|Hair Color||Salt and Pepper|
|College||Jogamaya Devi College, Kolkata
University of Calcutta, Kolkata
Shri Shikshayatan College, Kolkata
Jogesh Chandra Chaudhuri Law College, Kolkata
|Home Town||Kolkata, West Bengal, India|
|Debut||She came into politics with Indian National Congress in 1970|
|Fathers Name||Promileswar Banerjee|
|Mothers Name||Gayetri Devi
|Brothers||Baben Banerjee, Ganesh Banerjee, Samir Banerjee, Amit Banerjee, Ajit Banerjee, Kali Banerjee|
Career / Fashion And Style
She started her career in politics at a very young age. From 1976 to 1980, she got the position of general secretary of Mahila Congress, West Bengal. She became the youngest member of parliament who defeated veteran leader, Somnath Chatterjee from the Jadavpur constituency in West Bengal in the 1984 Lok Sabha election.
She also become the secretary of the Indian Youth Congress in 1980. But in the 1989 Lok Sabha Election, she lost her constituency. In 1991, Under the P.V. Narasimha Rao government, she become the Union Minister of State for Human Resources Development, Youth Affairs, and Sports, and Women and Child Development.
At the same time, she was the first female Cabinet Minister for Human Resources Development, Youth Affairs and Sports, and Women and Child Development. In 1997, she left the Indian National Congress and formed her own party name All India Trinamool Congress.
In 1999, she join NDA and under the Ajal Bihari Bajpayee government, she made the railway minister. Before the election of 2009, she joined the United Progressive Alliance and won a seat in the election. She made her the Railway Minister for the second time.
In the 2011 election of West Bengal, her party finished up the rule of the Communist Party of India (Marxist) and ruled for 34 years. She became the first female CM of West Bengal. And in 2016 she also becomes the CM of the state for the second time when her party received a victory in the assembly elections.
Boyfriends, Affairs, Husband and More
Here we provide you a list of Mamata Banerjee’s favorite things.
|Favorite Actors||Not Known|
|Favorite Actress||Not Known|
|Favorite Social Media App||Not Known|
|Favorite Sport||Not Known|
|Favorite Food||Not Known|
Some Interesting Facts About Mamata Banerjee
- She is often called by the people “Didi”.
- She is a painter and poet. Her 300 paintings were sold for Rs. 9 crores.
- One of the painting name “Flower Power” auctioned in the gala event in the New York City in October 2012 and its sold in $ 3000.
- In February 2012, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation was sent a letter to the Mamata government to praising her for achieving whole years without reported any case of Polio in the State. And this was not a milestone for the world not only for India.
- Despite Narendra Modi’s influence in the country, she secured her position as the CM in 2016, and her party performed as well and got 211 seats out of 293.
- She likes to believe in living a simple life and always dressed in traditional clothes like white saree and wear Hawai Chappal. It is said that she always her own laundry.