Phulrenu Guha

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Phulrenu Guha
Member of Parliament ,Lok Sabha
In office
Preceded by Sudhir Kumar Giri
Succeeded by Sudhir Kumar Giri
Constituency Contai ,West Bengal
Union Minister of State for Ministry of Social Welfare
In office
Member of Parliament,Rajya Sabha
In office
Constituency West Bengal
Personal details
Born (1912-08-13)13 August 1912
Calcutta ,British India
Died 28 July 2006(2006-07-28) (aged 93)
Nationality Indian
Political party Indian National Congress
Other political
Jugantar Revolutionary Party
Spouse(s) Bires Chandra Guha
Mother Abalabala Dutta
Father Surendra Nath Dutta
Residence Calcutta, West Bengal
Alma mater University of Calcutta ,Sorbonne University
Awards Padma Bhushan

Phulrenu Guha (Bengali: ফুলরেণু গুহ) (born Phulrenu Dutta (Bengali: ফুলরেণু দত্ত)) was an Indian Politician belonging to the Indian National Congress. She was a member of the Rajya Sabha the Upper house of Indian Parliament from April 1964 to April 1970 from West Bengal. She was the Minister for Social Welfare in the Indira Gandhi Ministry from 1967 to 1969.She was elected to the Lok Sabha the Lower house of Indian Parliament from Contai constituency, West Bengal in 1984.She was awarded the Padma Bhushan in 1977.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8]


  1. ^ "Rajya Sabha Bio Profile" (PDF). Rajya Sabha. Retrieved 4 August 2014.
  2. ^ "Republic of India/ Bharat Women". Retrieved 4 August 2014.
  3. ^ "PHULRENU GUHA (1911-2006)". Retrieved 4 August 2014.
  4. ^ "Padma Bhushan Awardees". Retrieved 4 August 2014.
  5. ^ Geraldine Forbes; Geraldine Hancock Forbes (28 April 1999). Women in Modern India. Cambridge University Press. pp. 227–. ISBN 978-0-521-65377-0. Retrieved 19 April 2018.
  6. ^ Ashoka Gupta (2005). Gupta Ashoka: In the Path of Service: A memoir of a Social Worker. Popular Prakashan. pp. 212–. ISBN 978-81-85604-56-5. Retrieved 19 April 2018.
  7. ^ S R Bakshi (1 January 2007). Encyclopaedia Of Eminent Women Of India (In 3 Volumes). Vista International Publishing House. p. 224. ISBN 978-81-89652-82-1. Retrieved 19 April 2018.
  8. ^ India. Parliament. Rajya Sabha (2006). Parliamentary Debates: Official Report. Council of States Secretariat. p. 1. Retrieved 19 April 2018.

External links

  • Official biographical sketch in Parliament of India website
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