Abhishek Banerjee

This article is about the politician. For the cricketer, see Abhisek Banerjee.
Abhishek Banerjee

Abhishek Banerjee at N24 Pargana Yuva Convention
Member of Parliament
for Diamond Harbour
Assumed office
Preceded by Somendra Nath Mitra
Personal details
Born 7 November 1987 (1987-11-07) (age 29)
Kolkata, West Bengal
Education Nava Nalanda High School,
MP Birla Foundation HS School,
IIPM, New Delhi (BBA & MBA)
Profession Social Worker

Abhishek Banerjee (born 7 November 1987) is an Indian politician and a member of parliament to the 16th Lok Sabha from Diamond Harbour Lok Sabha constituency, West Bengal. He won the Indian general election, 2014 being an All India Trinamool Congress candidate. He is also the National President of All India Trinamool Youth Congress[1] the youth wing of the All India Trinamool Congress, a political party in India, currently in power in the Indian state of West Bengal

Personal life and Career

Abhishek is the nephew of West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee .[2] He is called the "cub of the 16 Lok Sabha" as he is the youngest MP of the lower house.[3] Name of his father and mother is still unknown.

Political career

Abhishek started his political career as National President of All India Trinamool YUVA[4] in July 2012. He contested in Indian general election, 2014 from the Diamond Harbour (Lok Sabha constituency) and defeated CPI-M's Dr. Abul Hasnat[5] and elected as the Member of Parliament. Abhishek was announced as the leader of All India Trinamool Youth Congress in October 2014.[6]


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