Mamata Banerjee

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Mamata Banerjee Blue Badge.png is an Indian politician who serving as the 8th and current Chief Minister of West Bengal since the year 2011. She is the first woman to become the CM of West Bengal. She is founder of the party All India Trinamool Congress which was founded in 1998 after separating from the Indian National Congress, and became its chairperson.

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Banerjee in 2019.
8th Chief Minister of West Bengal
Assumed office
20 May 2011
GovernorM. K. Narayanan
D. Y. Patil
Keshari Nath Tripathi
Jagdeep Dhankhar[1]
Preceded byBuddhadeb Bhattacharjee
Member of West Bengal Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
28 September 2011
Preceded bySubrata Bakshi
ConstituencyBhabanipur
Chairperson of the All India Trinamool Congress
Assumed office
1 January 1998
Preceded byOffice established
Minister of Railways
In office
22 May 2009 – 19 May 2011
Prime MinisterManmohan Singh
Preceded byLalu Prasad Yadav
Succeeded byDinesh Trivedi
In office
13 October 1999 – 15 March 2001
Prime MinisterAtal Bihari Vajpayee
Preceded byRam Naik
Succeeded byNitish Kumar
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
1991–2011
Preceded byBiplab Dasgupta
Succeeded bySubrata Bakshi
ConstituencyKolkata Dakshin
In office
1984–1989
Preceded bySomnath Chatterjee
Succeeded byMalini Bhattacharya
ConstituencyJadavpur, West Bengal
Personal details
Born (1955-01-05) 5 January 1955 (age 65)[2]
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Political partyAll India Trinamool Congress (1998–present)
Other political
affiliations
Indian National Congress (until 1998)
ResidenceKolkata, West Bengal, India
Alma materUniversity of Calcutta (BA, MA, B.Ed, LLB)
WebsiteAITC official

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References[edit | hide | edit source]

  1. "Jagdeep Dhankar To Be Sworn In As New West Bengal Governor On July 30". NDTV. 26 July 2019.
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