|Member of Parliament and General Secretary of the AICC|
15th Lok Sabha
|Preceded by||Laxminarayan Pandey|
|Constituency||Mandsaur , Madhya Pradesh|
23 July 1973 |
Nagada, Madhya Pradesh, India
|Political party||Indian National Congress|
|Alma mater||M.Sc., (Biochemistry), LL.B. at Holkar Science College, GACC Indore, DAVV University, Madhya Pradesh|
Meenakshi Natarajan was born in Birlagram Nagda, Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh. She is a post graduate in Biochemistry and did her Bachelor's degree in Law. She completed her study in Indore Madhya Pradesh. Ratlam was the Place where she started her political career right joining after NSUI.
She was selected by Rahul Gandhi for contesting from Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh. in 2009 general elections, which she won by over 30,000 votes defeating her BJP opponent Dr Laxmi Narayan Pandey who has been winning since 1971. She had coined the slogan Pradesh elections.
She would be contesting from Mandsaur in Madhya Pradesh. She emerged as a consensus candidate through the primary, which is piloted by Congress vice-president Rahul Gandhi. Her opponenet Mr.Surendra Sethi has alleged that the primary was rigged.
She has written a book on India's first freedom struggle, 1857-Bhartiya Pariprekshya, published by Samayik Prakashan.
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