Shakuntala Devi (politician)

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Shakuntala Devi
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
1957[1]–1967[1]
Succeeded byB.S. Sharma
ConstituencyBanka, Bihar[1]
Personal details
Born(1931-10-10)10 October 1931
Sangrampur, Bihar, British Raj[1]
Died9 January 2022(2022-01-09) (aged 90)
Patna, Bihar, India
Political partyIndian National Congress

Shakuntala Devi (10 October 1931 – 9 January 2022) was an Indian politician.

Biography

She was a Member of Parliament, representing Banka, Bihar in the Lok Sabha the lower house of India's Parliament as a member of the Indian National Congress.[2][3][4] Devi died in Patna on 9 January 2022, at the age of 90.[5]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Members Bioprofile". 164.100.47.194. Retrieved 9 January 2022.
  2. ^ Niroja Sinhā (1 January 2007). Empowerment Of Women Through Political Participation. Kalpaz Publications. p. 16. ISBN 978-81-7835-345-6. Retrieved 10 April 2018.
  3. ^ India. Parliament. Lok Sabha (2003). Indian Parliamentary Companion: Who's who of Members of Lok Sabha. Lok Sabha Secretariat. p. 516. Retrieved 10 April 2018.
  4. ^ Joginder Kumar Chopra (1 January 1993). Women in the Indian Parliament: A Critical Study of Their Role. Mittal Publications. pp. 175–. ISBN 978-81-7099-513-5. Retrieved 10 April 2018.
  5. ^ "कांग्रेस की दिग्‍गज नेत्री शकुंतला देवी का निधन, 1957 में पहली बार बांका से चुनी गई थीं सांसद". Dainik Jagran (in Hindi). Retrieved 9 January 2022.

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