Banerjee, who was the MP from Howrah in West Bengal, was 85. As soon as the House met for the day, Speaker Meira Kumar condoled his death.
Banerjee was a member of the West Bengal Assembly five times and was elected to the Lok Sabha on TMC's ticket in 2009. He was a member of the Standing Committee on Urban Development and Committee on Public Undertakings. Banerjee was a mechanical engineer by profession.
The Lok Sabha also condoled the death of former member S Kuppuswamy, who was a DMK MP from Chennai North. He was 86. The Speaker adjourned the House till tomorrow after members observed silence as a mark of respect to them.