The speech in the Lok Sabha has made Mahua Moitra an overnight star. A 44-year-old ex-investment banker turned politician is from all India Trinamool Congress in the West Bengal state. She is the Member of Parliament from Karimnagar, West Bengal. She was a former banker with multinational American bank JP Morgan but Moitra quit her job in 2009 when posted in London to join the politics.
From Massachusetts’ Mount Holyoke College in the United States, she has completed her education in mathematics and economics. Moitra did her initial schooling from Kolkata but later joined in Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts, United States to continue her further studies. After graduation soon she joined an investment banker. When she quit her job she was the vice president with J.P Morgan bank.
In 2009 she joined the politics as a small brief association with Congress but later shifted her line to join Mamta Banerjee's Trinamool Congress in 2010. She has been in TMC since then and serving as their spokesperson for the past few years, she was a regular face in multiple debates over the news channels. When she first joined politics she was considered as close to then Congress president Rahul Gandhi and was a pioneer of Aam Admi Ka Sipahi AAKS project in West Bengal but later due to disputes joined all Indian Trinamool Congress.
RECENT EVENTS IN LIFE
In the year 2019, she wins over from her seat by defeating Kalyan Chaubey of BJP by over 60,000 votes confirming her entry to the Lok Sabha.
Before winning the election and entering the Lok Sabha she has indulged into multiple disputes with famous singer Babul Supriyo who is Member of Parliament from Asansol and serving as minister of state for environment, forest and climate change under the BJP union cabinet of ministers. They both have filed defamation cases against each other several times.
The firebrand politician became famous and broke the internet with her ferocious attitude and knowledge of politics, but very fewer people know that that is a fashion lover and has been named as one of the best-dressed people in India by magazine Verve in year 2015. She loves bobby brown eye pencils and heels.