Pratima Bhowmick, First Lady from Tripura to be sworn in as Union Cabinet Minister

Published: July 7,2021 08:06 PM

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West Tripura MP Sushri Pratima Bhowmick sworn in as Union Minister in Modi’s Cabinet

July 7, 2021: West Tripura MP Pratima Bhowmick, 52, sworn in as Union Minister in Modi’s Cabinet on Wednesday.

She is the first lady to serve as union minister from Tripura.

Bhowmick is a Lok Sabha MP for Tripura West in Tripura, serving her 1st term as MP.

Taking to Twitter, Biplab Kumar Deb, CM of Tripura informed, “A moment of immense pride for #Tripura that  @PratimaBhoumik ji, a foremost representative of #NariShakti of the state, has joined PM Shri @narendramodi led Union Council of Ministers.

I extend my heartiest wishes and pray to Ma Tripursundari for her success as a Union Minister.”

Bhowmick comes from a humble background, practices farming and holds a Graduate degree in Bio-Science from Women's College, Tripura University.