Mahua Moitra Wiki/Biography
Mahua Moitra was born on Monday, 5 May 1975 (age 44 years; as in 2019) in Kolkata, West Bengal. Her zodiac sign is Taurus. She received her primary education from a local school in Kolkata. She pursued Bachelor’s in Arts in Economics and Mathematics from Mount Holyoke College, Massachusetts, United States. She was the topper from her college and was working as the Vice President of JP Morgan, London. Mahua was attending her 10-year college reunion when she realized that all her batch mates were bankers and were all successful in just one field. On that day, she decided that she will not come back to her 20-year college reunion as “just another managing director”. She quit her job and went back to India to start a career in politics.
Mahua Moitra Career
Mahua Moitra joined the youth wing of the Indian National Congress (INC) in 2008. She worked vigorously, and she rose up through the ranks to be a famous leader and a familiar face across West Bengal. She was considered Rahul Gandhi’s most trusted person in West Bengal. She implemented Rahul Gandhi’s Aam Admi ka Sipahi (AAKS) initiative in West Bengal and produced amazing results. Although she liked the appreciation she was getting and how she ascended through the ranks, she did not like it when Congress used to compromise with the Left. She quit the Congress and joined the All India Trinamool Congress (TMC) in 2010. She had quite a following in West Bengal, which led her to grow at a fast pace in the TMC. She was appointed as the spokesperson and the General Secretary of the TMC. In 2016, she was announced as the TMC’s candidate from the Karimpur constituency of West Bengal. She won the 2016 Assembly elections and was elected as an MLA. Mamata Banerjee announced Mahua’s name as the TMC candidate for the 2019 General Elections from the Krishnanagar Constituency of West Bengal. She campaigned extensively for the 2019 General Elections. She went to all the districts of Krishnanagar and with the help of the grassroots level workers of the TMC, she made good connections with people of all age groups. Reportedly, she went to the areas where other leaders had never bothered to go and did not even know existed. During her campaign, she used to talk to the people about their problems. She won the 2019 General Elections and was elected as a Member of Parliament from the Krishnanagar Constituency of West Bengal. She won with a margin of 65,404 votes against BJP’s Kalyan Chaubey. She shared her Certificate of Election on social media, a day after her name was announced as the winner from her Constituency. In her maiden speech in the Parliament, she addressed the “rising fascism” in India. Her speech became viral on social media. Several people also termed it as the speech of the year.
Mahua Moitra Contact Details
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Mahua Moitra Residence Address: Kolkata, West Bengal
Mahua Moitra Phone Number: 073848 82483
Mahua Moitra Email ID: [email protected]
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Mahua Moitra Physical Stats & More
|Height (approx.)||in centimeters– 168 cm
in meters– 1.68 m
in feet inches– 5’ 6”
|Weight (approx.)||in kilograms– 55 kg
in pounds– 121 lbs
|Figure Measurements (approx.)||32-24-34|
Mahua Moitra Personal Life
Mahua Moitra Family
|Husband/Spouse||Lars Brorson (Scandinavian)|
|Parents||Father– Dwipendra Lal Moitra
Mother– Name Not Known
Facts About Mahua Moitra
- Mahua Moitra is an Indian politician. She is an MP from the Krishnanagar Constituency of West Bengal. She belongs to the All India Trinamool Congress (TMC).
- Mahua was the Vice President of JP Morgan, London before she started her career in politics.
- She was interested in politics since she was 18 years old.
- Moitra was motivated to quit her job at her 10-year college reunion when she saw that all her batchmates were successful bankers. That day she promised herself that at her college 20-year reunion, she won’t be coming back as “just another managing director”.