Name: Shatabdi Roy
Constituency: Birhaum (West Bengal)
Party: All India Trinamool Congress (AITC)
Terms in parliament: First term
Popular Bengali actress Shatabdi Roy contested on a Trinamool Congress ticket, from the Birhaum constituency. Closely associated with the Trinamool Congress, this is her first election. Still actively involved in the film industry, Shatabdi teaches acting in her spare time, at the Shatabdi Foundation.Shatabdi clearly has plans for her term as MP. “Roads, electricity, hospitals, schools. We will usher in change.” she said, in a recent interview.
For more details, visit the following links:
- Chandrima S Bhattacharya. 2009. Shatabdi takes to playing teacher- star looks to women and children for support. http://www.telegraphindia.com. 6/5/09. 6/6/09