Deepa Dasmunsi

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Deepa Dasmunsi
MLA
In office
2006-2009
Constituency Goalpokhar
MP
In office
2009-2014
Constituency Raiganj
Union Minister of State for Urban Development
In office
2012-2014
Personal details
Born ( 1960-07-15) 15 July 1960 (age 54)
Nationality Indian
Political party Indian National Congress
Spouse(s) Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi
Profession Politician
Artist
Religion Hindu

Deepa Dasmunsi was a member of the 15th Lok Sabha. She was elected as an Indian National Congress candidate from Raiganj (Lok Sabha constituency). She was the Union Minister of State for Urban Development till May, 2014.

Early life[edit]

Dasmunsi was born on July 15, 1960 in Kolkata to Benoy Ghosh and Durga Ghosh. She got married to Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi on April 15,1994 and has a son. [1]

Education and career[edit]

She was educated at Rabindra Bharati University and is a post graduate in dramatics. She was a gold medallist at the post-graduation level.[2]

She was elected to the West Bengal state assembly in 2006 from the Goalpokhar (Vidhan Sabha constituency).[3] In 2009, she was elected to the 15th Lok Sabha and was a member on the Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice. She was the Union Minister of State, Urban Development.

She has worked for the homeless street children,disabled children and tribal people. [1]

Interests[edit]

Dasmunsi enjoys reading books, gardening, cooking and listening to classical music in her pastime. She has widely traveled across the world and has also been the President of the Delhi Women Football association.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Biographical Sketch Member of Parliament 15th Lok Sabha". Retrieved 24 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "Detailed Profile: Smt. Deepa Dasmunsi". Government of India. Retrieved 2010-09-25. 
  3. ^ "29 - Goalpokhar Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-09-25.