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Mamta Banerjee Biography

About Mamata Banerjee¬†born on 5 January 1955 in Kolkata, is the current Chief Minister of West Bengal and the first woman to hold the office. Popularly known as “Didi”, Banerjee is the chairperson of All India Trinamool Congress Party which she founded in 1997 after splitting from the Indian National Congress. She served as Minister of Coal, Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Department of Youth Affairs and Sports, Department of Women and Child [...]

Flapping his political fins to stay afloat in the vagaries of current Indian politics is a youth representative and icon of modern India, Rahul Gandhi – aged 43. He is fondly addressed as Rahul Baba and called the scion of the Gandhi family, a smooth operator, a much-hyped youth icon, etc. Of late, Rahul Gandhi has been the cynosure of the eyes of the media, mainly mired in controversy on various issues. The latest one, [...]

Arjun Singh is a seasoned Indian politician from Congress (I). He is presently the Human Resources and Development (HRD) Minister in the current Indian government headed by Dr. Manmohan Singh. Arjun was born on 5th November, 1930 in Madhya Pradesh, India. Marshal Arjun Singh began his career in Indian politics as a member of the Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly from 1957-85. Again in 1988-91 he was elected from the same seat. He has served as [...]

Ananthasayanam Ayyangar (1891-1978) was a veteran freedom fighter, outstanding parliamentarian, as well as a former speaker of the Lok Sabha. His full name was Madabhooshi Ananthasayanam Ayyangar and he was born on 4th February, 1891 at Tiruchanur in Andhra Pradesh, India. Ayyangar completed his formal education from Devasthanam High School in Tirupati and Pachiappa’s College in Chennai, moving on to earn a degree in law from the Madras Law College in 1913. Beginning his career [...]

About A.K. Antony or Arackaparambil Kurien Antony is an Indian politician who is presently serving as Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha. The other positions he holds are Chairman of the Disciplinary Action Committee of the All India Congress Committee, Congress Working Committee and member of the Central Election Committee. A.K. Antony also served as the Defence Minister of India and the Chief Minister of Kerala. Personal Life A.K. Antony was born on 28 December 1940 [...]

About Chakravarti Rajagopalachari, also called as Rajaji or C.R., was an independence lawyer, politician, writer, statesman and independence activist. He was the last Governor-General of India, a leader of the Indian National Congress, Governor of West Bengal, Premier of the Madras Presidency, Chief Minister of of Madras state and Minister of Home Affairs of the Indian Union. He is the founder of the Swatantra Party. He acquired the nickname ‘Mango of Krishnagiri’. Early Life Rajagopalachari [...]