Jharna Das

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Jharna Das
Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha)
Assumed office
Preceded by Matilal Sarkar
Constituency Tripura
Personal details
Born (1962-10-01) 1 October 1962 (age 53)
Mirza, Udaipur, Tripura
Political party CPI(M)
Spouse(s) Kaushik Baidya
Residence Agartala, Tripura
As of 21 November, 2010
Source: [1]

Jharna Das is an Indian politician from the Communist Party of India (Marxist). She is a Member of the Parliament of India, representing Tripura in the Rajya Sabha. She was elected unopposed in March 2010.[1] Das is a member of the Tripura State Committee of the CPI(M). Before being elected to parliament, she served as the chairperson of the State Social Welfare Board.[2] Das is the first Dalit to be elected to the Rajya Sabha from Tripura, and the second woman representing the state in the Rajya Sabha.[1]