Renuka Chowdhury

Renuka ChowdhuryPolitics (Andhra Pradesh, India) 2007

RENUKA CHOWDHURY – Her political journey has been marked by a steady ascent in both state and national politics. In her second term as a Member of the Upper House, she was appointed as the Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare. Later, she successfully contested elections to the Lok Sabha (Lower House of Parliament) in 1999 and again in 2004. In her second term in the Lower House, she served as the Minister of State for Tourism with Independent Charge and subsequently as the Minister of State for Women and Child Development with Independent Charge.

Over her two-decade-long political career, she has held various significant positions, including Leader of the Parliamentary Party, Co-Chairman of All India Kisan Khet Masdoor Sang, and President of several prominent labor unions in the country. Her commitment to social and cultural causes is evident from her involvement with various organizations working in the field of women and child welfare.

Her dedication and contribution to the field of politics earned her the title of the “Nightingale of Parliament” from the then President of India, a testament to her melodious and impactful presence in the legislative chambers.

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