Indian politician Mahua Moitra represents Krishnanagar, West Bengal, as a member of the 17th Lok Sabha. As a candidate for the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC) party in the 2019 general election in India, she ran for and won the seat.
From 2016 to 2019, Moitra represented Karimpur in the West Bengal Legislative Assembly.
Since then, she has also served as the AITC’s general secretary and national spokesperson. Before going in, she worked as an investment banker.
Mahua Moitra, a politician for the Trinamool Congress, received praise for her combative first address in the Lok Sabha, in which she warned that there are many signals that India is heading in the direction of fascism.
Tuesday during the debate over the Motion of Thanks to the President’s Address, the member of parliament representing Krishnanagar said, “Only if you would open your eyes, you would see that there are signs everywhere, that this country is being torn apart.”
Her family is a Bengali Brahmin Hindu. Moitra spoke with NewsX about a variety of topics in her life. She recalled her multicultural background in Kolkata, when she shared Nowruz celebrations with her Parsi neighbors.
She left the Youth Congress after seeing that Congress consistently made compromises with the Left because she did not agree with their ideology.She once responded, “I’m just about getting out of the cocoon now,” in response to a question about her political career.
During her rallies, she has mostly emphasized young empowerment, jobs, and education. Mamata Banerjee announced Mahua Moitra’s name as the TMC candidate from the Krishnanagar Constituency for the 2019 Lok Sabha Elections on 12 March 2019. She won the 2019 Lok Sabha elections from the Krishnanagar Constituency and was elected as an MP.
Mahua Moitra husband Lars Brorson
Lars Brorson, a Danish investor, was Moitra’s former spouse, and she had resided in Scandinavia. She praised Scandinavian schooling and the healthcare system in Denmark, saying that her ex-mother husband’s received free care from two government-provided carers.