Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Banerjee, Shri Prasun
Constituency   : Howrah (West Bengal)
Party Name     : All India Trinamool Congress(AITC)
Email Address : prasun[DOT]banerjee[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Late Shri Provat Kumar Banerjee
Mother's Name Late Smt. Bina Banerjee
Date of Birth 06 Apr 1955
Place of Birth Kolkata (West Bengal)
Marital Status Widower
Date of Marriage 06 Feb 1984
Spouse's Name Late Smt. Paramita Banerjee
No. of Sons 1
No.of Daughters 1
Educated at Adars Vidyalay, Kolkata and Surendranath College, Kolkata University (W.B.)
Profession Sportsperson
Social Worker
Permanent Address
29/2/1, Swami Vivekananda Road,
Howrah-711101, West Bengal
09433002044, 09830473557 (M)
Present Address
31, Duplex, North Avenue,
New Delhi-110 001
09433002044, 09013180559 (M)
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 - 25 May 2019 Member, Standing Committee on Information Technology
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
May 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
13 Sept. 2019 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Commerce
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways

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), Mohammedan Sporting 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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