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Aparupa Poddar

Aparupa Poddar


Aparupa Poddar (Afrin Ali) is an Indian politician and a member of parliament to the 16th Lok Sabha from Arambagh constituency, West Bengal. She won the Indian general election, 2014 as a All India Trinamool Congress candidate.

Personal Life

Full Name Aparupa Poddar
Date of Birth 08 Jan 1986 (Age 33)
Place of Birth Chandan Nagar, Hooghly, West Bengal
Party name All India Trinamool Congress
Profession Social Worker
Father's Name Shri Radha Gobindo Poddar
Mother's Name Smt. Shyamali Poddar
Spouse's Name Md. Shakir Ali
No of Sons 1
No of Daughters 2


Permanent address 28, Gandhi Road, Rishra, Hooghly, P.S.Serampore,Distt. Hooghly-712248, West BengalTel : (033) 26722674, 09830011147,09831777860 (M)
Present address 208, North Avenue,New Delhi-110 001Tel : (011) 23094616, 09013869786 (M)
Email aparupa.poddar@sansad.nic.in

Interesting Facts

To serve the people for their betterment in various spheres

Political Timeline

  • 2014
    Member, Standing Committee on Water Resources.
  • 2014
    Aparupa Poddar was elected to the 16th Lok Sabha after defeating Saktimohan Malik of CPM from Arambagh constituency.
  • 2014
    Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tourism and Culture.
  • 2014
    Aparupa fell into the trouble when she change her name to Afrin Ali. BJP alleged that after changing her name she has no rights to continue as MLA on Arambagh, because it belongs to Scheduled Caste. Later row was over after Ifrin declared that she has changed her name not the religion.
Net WorthN/A

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.


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