Deepa Dasmunsi

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Deepa Dasmunsi

Union Minister of State for Urban Development
In office
28 October 2012 – 16 May 2014
Prime MinisterDr. Manmohan Singh
Member of Parliament, 15th Lok Sabha
In office
Preceded byPriya Ranjan Dasmunsi
Succeeded byMohammed Salim
Member, West Bengal Legislative Assembly
In office
Preceded byHafiz Alam Sairani
Succeeded byAli Imran Ramz
Personal details
Born (1960-07-15) 15 July 1960 (age 59) office4 = Working President, West Bengal State Congress committee
Political partyIndian National Congress
Spouse(s)Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi

Deepa Dasmunsi is an Indian politician.She served as 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 married Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi on 15 April 1994 and has a son. Her Educational Qualification is M.A.(Dramatics). She got Educated at Rabindra Bharati University, Kolkata, West Bengal.


Positions Held[edit]

1. 2006-2009 Member, West Bengal Legislative Assembly

2. 2009-2014 Elected to 15th Lok Sabha

3. 31 Aug. 2009 Member, Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice

4. 28 Oct. 2012, Union Minister of State, Urban Development


Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments[edit]

Stage performer since 1984, T.V. Artist, Costume Designer, Art Director (T.V. Serial and short films) [3]

Sports and Clubs[edit]

President, Delhi Women Football [4]

Other Information[edit]

Gold medalist at the post-graduation level and won many awards in theatre. [5]

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.[6]

She was elected to the West Bengal state assembly in 2006 from the Goalpokhar (Vidhan Sabha constituency).[7] 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.[8]


Dasmunsi enjoys reading books, gardening, cooking and listening to classical music as her pastime. She has widely travelled across the world and has also been the President of the Delhi Women Football association.[8]


  1. ^ February 2014
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  6. ^ "Detailed Profile: Smt. Deepa Dasmunsi". Government of India. Archived from the original on 5 May 2012. Retrieved 2010-09-25.
  7. ^ "29 - Goalpokhar Assembly Constituency". Partywise Comparison Since 1977. Election Commission of India. Retrieved 25 September 2010.
  8. ^ a b "Biographical Sketch Member of Parliament 15th Lok Sabha". Retrieved 24 February 2014.