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Jharna Das Baidya

Jharna Das Baidya


Jharna Das Baidya is a Rajya Sabha MP, who is affiliated with Communist Party of India. Das is the first Dalit to be elected to the Rajya Sabha representing Tripura, and the second woman representing the state in the Rajya Sabha. Before being elected to Parliament, she served as the chairperson of the State Social Welfare Board.

On 21 March 2016, Jharna Das Baidya won the biennial Rajya Sabha elections from Tripura by receiving 49 votes and defeating Congress candidate Jyotirmoy Nath, who secured a mere 10 votes. Followed by her win, she is currently serving second term in Rajyasabha.

Personal Life

Full Name Jharna Das Baidya
Date of Birth 01 Oct 1962 (Age 57)
Place of Birth Mirza, Udaipur, Distt. South Tripura (Tripura)
Party name Communist Party Of India (marxist)
Profession Political and Social Worker
Father's Name Late Jatiendra Chandra Das
Mother's Name Bipula Das
Spouse's Name Kaushik Baidya


Permanent address State Committee Office,CPI(M), Melarmath, Agartala, Tripura799001
Present address Suite No.14 & 207, V.P. House, Rafi Marg, New Delhi
Contact number - {011} 23353199
Email jdas.baidya@sansad.nic.in

Interesting Facts

Jharna Das Baidya is known for her social service endeavors. She is the the first Dalit to be elected to the Rajya Sabha from Tripura, and the second woman to represent the state in Rajya Sabha.

Political Timeline

  • 2014
    She was a Member of Committee on Welfare of Other Backward Classes.
  • 2012
    She was also a Member of Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Environment and Forests.
  • 2012
    She was a Member of House Committee
  • 2012
    She was a Member of Committee on Official Language.
  • 2010
    She was a Member of Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment.
  • 1990
    She was elected as Child Development Project Officer, I.C.D.S, Tripura
  • 2010
    She was Elected to Rajya Sabha, Tripura State Social Welfare Board.
  • 2004
    She served as State Commission for Women Chairperson
  • 2002
    She was also a Member of Dukli Panchayat Samiti
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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