Prasun Banerjee

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Candidate Name Party Status Votes Secured
Howrah West Bengal Lok Sabha Election 2019 Prasun Banerjee
Constituency : Howrah(West Bengal)
Party Name : All India Trinamool Congress
Father's Name : Shri Pravat Kumar Banerjee
Mother's Name : Smt. Bina Banerjee
Date of Birth : 06 Apr 1955
Place of Birth : Kolkata (West Bengal)
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 06 Feb 1984
Spouse's Name : Smt. Paramita Banerjee
No.of Sons : 1
No.of Daughters : 1
Educational Qualifications :
Educated at Adars Vidyalay, Kolkata and Surendranath College, Kolkata University (W.B.)
Profession :
Social Worker

Positions Held

Jun. 2013 Elected to 15th Lok Sabha in a bye-election
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1 Sep. 2014 onwards
Member, Standing Committee on Information Technology
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports

Sports and Clubs

Moscow Olympic Captain (Pre-Olympic), 1980, Football, All India Football Team  "Arjun Awardee" (1979-80) As a footballer, associated with various clubs, viz : George Telegraph (1970), Khidderpore Club (1971-73), Mohun Bagan Club (1974-80), Mahemmedan Sp. Club (1981), Mohun Bagan Club (1982-1989)

Other Information

Has the distinction of being the first national level footballer to get elected to the Lok Sabha. At the State level (All India Junior & Senior Football Tournament) Ex Member, Jr. Bengal Football Team (1972), Senior Bengal Football (1974-1983), Was a Captain and Champion of the All University Football Team (Calcutta University) (1972) International Football Career At the international level, played at the Asian Games (3 Times) :- Iran (1974), Bangkok (1978) and New Delhi (1982) Asian Youth Football Tournament 1974 : Bangkok (Joint Champion with Iran) Gold Medalist 1974, 78, 81 : Mardeka Football Tournament, Malaysia  1977, 81 : President Cup, South Korea Friendship Tour U.A.E. and Bahrain 1979 : As a Captain of Indian Football Team Friendship Tour Kenya and Zambia 1979 : Member of the Team Best Day of Football Career Regards 24th September 1977 as the best day in his football career when there was a match between Mohun Bagan Vs. Cosmos (Brazil). The Cosmos team included many world cup players including the extraordinary player, King of Football ‘Pele’. 1983 : Represented Asian All Star Football Team against Brazil XI at Kualalampur and Bangkok and considers this as a great achievement in his football career.  



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