People's Democracy

(Weekly Organ of the Communist Party of India (Marxist)


No. 12

March 21, 2010

CPI(M) Nominee

For Tripura RS Seat


THE CPI(M) has nominated a woman leader, Jharna Das, for the sole Rajya Sabha seat from Tripura. Jharna Das is a member of the state committee of the party. She served as the chairperson of the State Social Welfare Board till her nomination. Aged 50, she is a postgraduate and will have the distinction of being the first scheduled caste woman to be elected to the Rajya Sabha from Tripura.