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10 Interesting Facts About Mahua Moitra

Mahua Moitra was born on October 12, 1974, in Kolkata, West Bengal, India. 

Early Life:

She holds a bachelor's degree in economics and mathematics from Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts, USA. 

Educational Background:

Before entering politics, Mahua Moitra worked in the private sector. She had a successful career in the financial sector, working for J.P. Morgan in London and later for the Moet Hennessy Louis Vuitton (LVMH) Group. 

Professional Background:

Mahua Moitra entered active politics and joined the All India Trinamool Congress (AITC). She became a Member of Parliament (MP) representing the Krishnanagar constituency in the 2019 Indian general elections. 

Political Entry:

Mahua Moitra gained widespread attention for her maiden speech in the Lok Sabha (House of the People) in June 2019. The speech, titled "Seven Signs of Fascism," went viral and received acclaim for its powerful content. 

Maiden Speech in Parliament:

She is known for her strong advocacy of democratic values, secularism, and constitutional principles. Her speeches often address issues related to these values and criticize what she perceives as threats to democracy. 

Advocacy for Democratic Values:

Mahua Moitra is active on social media platforms, particularly Twitter, where she shares her perspectives on current affairs and engages with her followers. 

Active Social Media Presence:

She has been a part of various parliamentary committees, contributing to discussions and policymaking on issues ranging from finance to external affairs. 

Committee Memberships:

Mahua Moitra has been vocal about women's empowerment and has expressed her views on gender equality in both public forums and parliamentary debates. 

Women Empowerment:

Apart from her national role as a Member of Parliament, Mahua Moitra has also been involved in West Bengal politics, actively participating in the state's political landscape. 

Role in West Bengal Politics: