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Mamata Banerjee
মমতা বন্দ্যোপাধ্যায়
8th Chief Minister of West Bengal
Incumbent
Assumed office
20 May 2011
Governor M. K. Narayanan
D. Y. Patil (Acting)
Keshari Nath Tripathi
Preceded by Buddhadeb Bhattacharjee
Minister of Railways
In office
22 May 2009 â€“ 19 May 2011
Preceded by Lalu Prasad Yadav
Succeeded by Dinesh Trivedi
Member of Parliament
for Kolkata Dakshin
In office
1991–2011
Preceded by Biplab Dasgupta
Succeeded by Subrata Bakshi
Member of Parliament
for Jadavpur
In office
1984–1989
Preceded by Somnath Chatterjee
Succeeded by Malini Bhattacharya
Member of the West Bengal Legislative Assembly for Bhabanipur
Preceded by Subrata Bakshi
Personal details
Born (1955-01-05) 5 January 1955 (age 62)[1]
Kolkata, West Bengal, India
Nationality Indian
Political party All India Trinamool Congress (1997–present)
Other political
affiliations
Indian National Congress (Before 1997)
Residence Kolkata, West Bengal
Alma mater University of Calcutta
Profession Politician
Religion Hinduism
Website Government website

We are not Marxist or capitalist; we are for the poor people.
I never supported violence. Before the formation of TMC, I was a member of the Congress Party. Gandhi's Congress. Non-violence is a philosophy that runs deep.
Mamata Banerjee
Few states, they have the international borders, state borders; in India, there is so much diversity in system. Unity in diversity is our system, so therefore, you cannot take for granted, whatever you do.
Mamata Banerjee
I don't think the elite class is only speaking the good English.
Our policy is very clear: whatever policy will suit the people, whatever policy will suit the circumstances, whatever policy will suit my state.
Mamata Banerjee
Change is a continuous process. You cannot assess it with the static yardstick of a limited time frame. When a seed is sown into the ground, you cannot immediately see the plant. You have to be patient. With time, it grows into a large tree. And then the flowers bloom, and only then can the fruits be plucked.
Mamata Banerjee
Unlike the Marxists, I have no mind block against the U.S.
Mamata Banerjee is just a casual worker, just like a commoner.
I am not God. Nor am I Phantom. I am ready to accept any criticism. I have been in politics for decades. Each and every day, in several media, there is criticism of me.
Mamata Banerjee
I have seen in my life, I have struggled so much. I did not get support from anyone.
Mamata Banerjee
Our party, I can tell you, is very transparent; we believe in our credentials. Our credentials are our only credibility; we are not going to compromise on that; we are the commoners.
Mamata Banerjee
We are from the very middle class family. We have not come from the English medium school. We came from our regional languages school.
Mamata Banerjee