The Chief Minister of West Bengal since 2011, Mamata Banerjee is an Indian politician, previously a member of the Congress and later, founded the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC). The TMC supremo has been elected to Parliament seven times before she contested in the West Bengal Assembly elections. In the state Assembly, she represents the Bhabanipur constituency.
A painter and a poet by interest, Banerjee established herself as a major force in West Bengal in 2011 after ending 34 years of CPI(M) rule in the state. She led her party to victory in 34 of the 42 seats in the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and won a second term as CM with a landslide mandate in the 2016 Assembly elections. ...Read More