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Sushmita Dev

Sushmita Dev


Sushmita Dev is the Indian Politician belonging to the Indian National Congress Party. She is a member of the 16th Lok Sabha for the constituency of Silchar in Assam. Currently holds the position of president of All India Mahila Congress. Her father was the veteran Bengali Congress leader. She holds a B.A.(Hons) from Miranda House, Bar-at-Law, An LLB (Corporate and Commercial Laws) from University of Delhi. She enrolled Inns of Courts School of Law, London and Kings College, London University, U.K.

Personal Life

Full Name Sushmita Dev
Date of Birth 25 Sep 1972 (Age 50)
Place of Birth Silchar, Distt. Cachar (Assam)
Party name Indian National Congress
Education Post Graduate
Profession Barrister (Lawyer)
Father's Name Shri Sontosh Mohan Dev
Mother's Name Bithika Dev
Spouse's Name NA
Spouse's Profession NA


Permanent address Satindra Mohan Dev Road,Tarapur, Silchar,Distt. - Cachar-788003, AssamTels. (03842) 23425509435503003, 09810029743(M)Fax : (03842) 234672
Present address 58, South Avenue,New Delhi - 110011Tels. (011) 23794773, 237947749818630763 (M)
Contact number 09435503003,09810029743
Email sushmita.dev@sansad.nic.in
Social Handles

Interesting Facts about Sushmita Dev

She likes to play Golf and Cricket.
She announced that their party will provide free sanitary napkins to women in Meghalaya.

Political Timeline of Sushmita Dev

  • 2018
    She was appointed as a Member of The Central Advisory Committee for the National Cadet Corps.
  • 2014
    Sushmita won 16th Lok Sabha Elections in 2014. She defeated Congress candidate Kabindra Purkayastha by just 35,241 votes.
  • 2011
    She became a Member of Assam Legislative Assembly. Served this post till 2014.
  • 2009
    Sushmita Dev was appointed as Chairperson of Silchar Municipal Board. Served this post till 2014.
  • 11 May 2016
    She became a member of Joint Committee on the Enforcement of Security Interest and Recovery of Debts Laws and Miscellaneous Provision (Amendment) Bill, 2016 on May 11, 2016.
  • 1 Sep, 2014
    She was appointed as Member of Committee on Empowerment of Women and Standing Committee on Science & Technology, Environment & Forests,


Sushmita Dev has been awarded the best woman parliamentarian of 2016 by Lokmat Group, publishers of the largest circulated newspaper group of Maharastra and Goa, Lokmat, and other publications in Marathi, Hindi and English.
Net Worth7.55 CRORE
Liabilities1.2 CRORE

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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