Meet Sooryavansham actress, Bengali superstar who quit films for politics, beat BJP heavyweight in Lok Sabha elections


Rachna Banerjee, who starred in Amitabh Bachchan-starrer Sooryavansham and is a Bengali superstar, has gained from Hooghly constituency on the TMC ticket in the 2024 Lok Sabha elections.

India awaits who will type the subsequent central authorities after the 2024 Lok Sabha elections. West Bengal contributes 42 Lok Sabha seats in the 543-member Parliament. Bengali superstar Rachna Banerjee, Trinamool Congress’ candidate has defeated BJP’s sitting MP Locket Chaterjee from Hooghly constitutency.

Born as Jhumjhum Banerjee on October 2, 1972, Rachna is a well-liked Indian actress who has primarily labored in Bengali and Odia films. She has additionally appeared in just a few Tamil, Telugu, and Kannada films. Her solely Bollywood look is in the 1999 movie Sooryavansham, which starred Amitabh Bachchan in a double position. Apart from Amitabh, she has shared display screen area with superstars Prosenjit Chatterjee and Chiranjeevi.

Ahead of the 2024 Lok Sabha elections, Rachna quit films to focus on politics. However, she continues to host the well-known Bengali non-fiction tv recreation present Didi No. 1. She has been its anchor since 2011. Trinamool Congress’ head and West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee additionally appeared as a visitor on the present in March, after Rachna was introduced as TMC candidate from Hooghly.

Talking about Rachna’s competitor, Locket Chatterjee too is an actress-turned-politician. She had entered politics with Trinamool Congress, however quickly left the celebration and joined BJP in 2015. She served because the President of BJP Mahila Morcha in West Bengal from 2017 to 2020. In 2019, she grew to become the Member of Parliament from Hooghly Lok Sabha seat, however her tenure is now over as she has been defeated by Rachna.

While Rachna Banerjee acquired over 7 lakh votes, a complete of 702744, Locket Chatterjee acquired round 6 lakh 25 thousanf votes, a complete of 625891 votes. The distinction between their votes was over 75 thousand, a complete of 76853.


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Nilesh Desai
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