Minister of State for Woman and Child Development in the Second Modi ministry in the Government of India
NAME: Debasree Chaudhuri
BORN: 31st January 1971
PLACE OF BIRTH: Balurghat, West Bengal
FATHER’S NAME: Late Shri Debidas Chaudhuri
MOTHER’S NAME: Smt. Ratna Chaudhuri
EDUCATION: M.A. Educated at Burdwan University, Burdwan, West Bengal
POLITICAL AFFILIATION / PARTY: Bharatiya Janata Party
REMARKABLE ACHIEVEMENT: N/A
Debasree Chaudhuri is the state minister for the development of women and children in the second half of Modi in the Indian government, and is affiliated with the Bharatiya Janata Party.
BACKGROUND: On 16 December 2016, Chaudhuri was arrested along with Baisnabnagar MP Swadhin Kumar Sarkar and other BJP local leaders in a protest against the comments made by Maulauna Noor Rahman Barkati, Shahi Iman of Tipu Sultan Mosque in Kolkata.
Debashree Chowdhury was previously the District Observer of the BJP Kolkata South Suburban District until 2019. In the 2019 national elections, Chaudhuri won the Raiganj Lok Sabha constituency by 511652 votes. In May 2019, Chaudhuri became the Minister of State for the Development of Women and Children.
WALK OF LIFE: He has a long-standing relationship with Akhil Bhartiya Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP), the ruling party’s student wing and Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS)
MAJOR INITIATIVES TAKEN:
Welfare of the family
Women and Child Welfare and Coordination of the work of other Ministers and the Organization in this regard.
References from United Nations agencies on the movement of women and children
National Nutrition Policy, national Plan of Action for Nutrition and National Nutrition Mission.
To promote and enhance voluntary efforts in the courses offered by the Department
CAREER TIMELINE / POSITON HELD:
30th May – Union of State, Minister of Women & Child Development
May – Elected to 17th Lok Sabha