Deepa Dasmunsi

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Deepa Dasmunsi
Member of Parliament, 15th Lok Sabha
In office
2009-2014
Preceded by Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi
Succeeded by Mohammed Salim
Constituency Raiganj
MLA, 14th Vidhan Sabha
In office
2006-2009
Preceded by Hafiz Alam Sairani
Succeeded by Ali Imran Ramz
Constituency Goalpokhar
Union Minister of State for Urban Development
In office
28 October 2012 – 16 May 2014
Personal details
Born ( 1960-07-15) 15 July 1960 (age 57)
Nationality Indian
Political party Indian National Congress
Spouse(s) Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi
Profession Politician
Artist

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 until May 2014.

Early life[edit]

Dasmunsi was born on 15 July 1960 in Kolkata to Benoy Ghosh and Durga Ghosh. She got married to Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi on 15 April 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 travelled 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. Archived from the original on 5 May 2012. Retrieved 2010-09-25. 
  3. ^ "29 - Goalpokhar Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 2010-09-25.