Manju Basu

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Manju Basu
Member of Legislative Assembly
In office
2001–2006
Constituency Noapara
Member of Legislative Assembly
In office
2011–2016
Constituency Noapara
Personal details
Political party All India Trinamool Congress
Spouse(s) Bikash Basu
Residence Netaji Pally, PO Ichapur Nawabgunj, PS Noapara, dist North 24 Paraganas
Alma mater M.A

Manju Basu is an All India Trinamool Congress politician and is a Former Member of Legislative Assembly from Noapara.

A graduate in humanities and education, she was a school teacher by profession.[1] She joined active politics in 2000 after her husband, Bikash Basu, also a school teacher and a Trinamool Congress activist, was killed in the run up to the election the following year.[2][3]

She was nominated a Trinamool Congress candidate from Noapara in 2001 and she won the election.[4] However, she lost in 2006[5] but won again in 2011.[6] In the 2016 General Election she lost the seat again the Congress candidate Madhusudan Ghosh won the seat.

References

  1. ^ "Election Watch Reporter". My Neta. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Dozen dose of dynasty on Trinamul list". The Telegraph, 19 March 2011. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  3. ^ "13-year-old shot dead in front of pandal". The Telegraph, 26 October 2000. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  4. ^ "General Elections, India, 2001, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  5. ^ "General Elections, India, 2006, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 August 2014.
  6. ^ "General Elections, India, 2011, to the Legislative Assembly of West Bengal" (PDF). Constituency-wise Data. Election Commission. Retrieved 19 August 2014.


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