Abha Maiti

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Abha Maiti
Minister of State for Industry
In office
12 August 1977 – 1979
Prime Minister Morarji Desai
Minister of Refugee and Social Welfare,
Government of West Bengal
In office
1962–1969
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha
In office
3 April 1960 – 4 March 1962
Member of Parliament
In office
1977–1980
Preceded by Constituency established
Succeeded by Geeta Mukherjee
Constituency Panskura
Member of the Legislative Assembly
In office
1952–1957
Serving with Koustav Kanti Karan
Preceded by Constituency established
Succeeded by Abanti Kumar Das
Constituency Khejuri
In office
1962–1969
Preceded by Basanta Kumar Panda
Bhikhari Mondal
Succeeded by Prasanta Kumar Pradhan
Constituency Bhagabanpur
Personal details
Born (1925-04-22) 22 April 1925 (age 93)
Kalicharanpur, Midnapore, Bengal Presidency, British India
Political party Janata Party
Other political
affiliations
Bharatiya Lok Dal
Indian National Congress
Father Nikunja Behari Maiti[1]

Abha Maiti (born 22 April 1925) is a former Indian politician. She served as the minister of state for industry under the Morarji Desai government from 1977[2] to 1979.

She was elected to Lok Sabha in 1977 from Panskura in West Bengal on Janata Party ticket.

She was born in 1925 to Ahalya and Nikunja Behari Maiti, a politician. Abha Maiti obtained degrees in B. A. and LL.B. from University of Calcutta.

She was elected to the West Bengal Legislative Assembly from Khejuri (Vidhan Sabha constituency) in 1951 and from Bhagabanpur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) in 1962, 1967 and 1969.[3] Between 1960 and 1962, Maiti was a member of the Rajya Sabha.[4]

References

  1. ^ Reed, Stanley (1950). The Indian And Pakistan Year Book And Who's Who 1950. Bennett Coleman and Co. Ltd. p. 710. Retrieved 23 February 2018. 
  2. ^ "August 12, 1977, Forty Years Ago: Lyricist Dead". The Indian Express. Retrieved 23 February 2018. 
  3. ^ "Statistical Reports of Elections". General Election Results and Statistics. Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 5 October 2010. Retrieved 2010-12-01. 
  4. ^ Bagchi, Jasodhara (2005). The Changing Status of Women in West Bengal, 1970-2000: The Challenge Ahead. SAGE Publications India. Retrieved 23 February 2018. 

External links

  • Abha Maiti profile


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