Meenakshi Natarajan

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Meenakshi Natarajan
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Member of Parliament and General Secretary of the AICC
In office
15th Lok Sabha
Preceded by Laxminarayan Pandey
Constituency Mandsaur , Madhya Pradesh
Personal details
Born (1973-07-23) 23 July 1973 (age 40)
Nagada, Madhya Pradesh, India
Political party Indian National Congress
Residence New Delhi
Alma mater M.Sc., (Biochemistry), LL.B. at Holkar Science College, GACC Indore, DAVV University, Madhya Pradesh
Website http://meenakshinatarajan.com/

Meenakshi Natarajan (born July 23, 1973) is an Indian politician and Member of Parliament from Mandsaur in the 15th Lok Sabha.[1] She is also AICC secretary.

Background[edit]

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.[2]

Political career[edit]

Organisational roles[edit]

She worked as NSUI President from 1999-2002.[3] She also worked as President Madhya Pradesh Youth Congress from 2002-2005 and was selected by Rahul Gandhi as AICC Secretary in 2008 .[3][4]

2009 Elections[edit]

She was selected by Rahul Gandhi for contesting from Mandsaur, Madhya Pradesh.[5] 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.[6] She had coined the slogan Pradesh elections.[3]

on her victory:[7] She has served as a Member of the Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice and that of the Committee on Empowerment of Women.[8]

2014 Elections[edit]

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.[9]

Book[edit]

She has written a book on India's first freedom struggle, 1857-Bhartiya Pariprekshya, published by Samayik Prakashan.

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