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All India Trinamool Congress
Date of Birth :
01 May 1955
Mamata warns party workers to remain active
West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee Friday cautioned a section of Trinamool Congress workers to stop making money in the name of the party or f...
‘We kill here, and bodies land in crematorium’: BJP’s Dilip Ghosh threatens TMC at ‘Save Democracy Yatra'
West Bengal BJP president Dilip Ghosh sparked fresh controversy after he issued open death threats at a public rally and said that we will kill and bo...
After Andhra Pradesh, Mamata Banerjee puts up ‘no entry’ sign for CBI in West Bengal
Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Friday has decided to stop the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) from investigating cases in Bengal, the second...
Constituency : Kolkata Dakshin
Mamata Banerjee born 5 January 1955) is an Indian politician who has been Chief Minister of West Bengal since 2011. She is the first woman to hold the office. Banerjee founded the party All India Trinamool Congress (AITMC or TMC) in 1997 and became its chairperson, after separating from the Indian National Congress.She is often referred to as Didi.
Banerjee previously served as the Minister of Railways twice and is also the first woman Railway Minister of India, Minister of Coal, and Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Department of Youth Affairs and Sports and Women and Child Development in the cabinet of the Indian government.She rose to prominence after opposing the erstwhile land acquisition policies for industrialisation by the Communist government in West Bengal for Special Economic Zones at the cost of agriculturalists and farmers at Singur.