Mamtaz Sanghamita

Prof. (Dr.) Mamtaz Sanghamita
Member of the India Parliament
for Bardhaman-Durgapur
Assumed office
Preceded by Saidul Haque
Personal details
Born (1946-01-16) 16 January 1946
Political party Trinamool Congress
Spouse(s) Nurey Alam Chowdhury
Profession Medical Practitioner/ Professor
Religion Islam

Mamtaz Sanghamita was a physician and an Indian politician. She is a member of parliament to the 16th Lok Sabha from Bardhaman-Durgapur (Lok Sabha constituency), West Bengal. She won the Indian general election, 2014 being an All India Trinamool Congress candidate.[1]

Mamtaz Sanghamita is daughter of the late Syed Abul Mansur Habibullah, a former Speaker of the West Bengal assembly and a former Law Minister, and Maqsooda Khatoon, an educationist.[2][3]

A gynaecologist by profession, she was head of the department of gynaecology at Calcutta Medical College and Hospital.[4]

Early life

She attended the Municipal Girls School in Bardhaman and the Brahmo Balika Shikshalaya in Kolkata from where she passed out in first division securing letter in four subjects. She completed Pre-Medical from Bethune College. She passed MBBS from Calcutta Medical College in 1968. This was followed by DGO in 1970 from the University of Calcutta and MD (OTG) from Delhi University.[5] She went to UK for higher studies.[3]


In 1975 she married Nurey Alam Chowdhury, a barrister and later a Cabinet Minister in the State Government. Their only daughter Dr. Shabana Roze is a MBBS from National Medical College and is pursuing higher medical research.[3]


  1. "Constituencywise-All Candidates". Retrieved 17 May 2014.
  2. Siddiqui, Kanchan. "Habibulla daughter challenges CPM MP". Trinamul fields controversial physician to uproot stalwart. The Statesman, 7 March 2014. Retrieved 11 June 2014.
  3. 1 2 3 "Prof. (Dr.) Mumtaz Sanghamita". Calcutta Yellow Pages. Retrieved 12 June 2014.
  4. "Lok Sabha Elections 2014 – Know Your Candidates". Dr. Mumtaz Sanghamita. All India Trinamool Congress. Retrieved 11 June 2014.
  5. MyNeta link
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