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I Know How To Balance Films, Politics: Mimi Chakraborty

Trinamool’s candidate from the Jadavpur Lok Sabha seat, Mimi Chakraborty speaks to Outlook on her political debut and BJP's ambitions in Bengal.

I Know How To Balance Films, Politics: Mimi Chakraborty
I Know How To Balance Films, Politics: Mimi Chakraborty
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2019-12-09T13:15:41+0530

Trinamool’s candidate from the Jadavpur Lok Sabha seat, Mimi Chakraborty spoke to Outlook on a variety of issues:

On her political debut: I am full of gratitude to be chosen for a prestigious constituency like this. I also live nearby. The chief minister has herself been elected from here in the past.

On whether her being a film star is an asset: I don’t know about all that, but I have the blessings of people, the film fraternity, my fans, role-models, idols, all those who support me…I am banking on them.

On women’s safety: This issue must be the priority; I have planned many things on women’s safety. If I win, we will definitely see changes.

On balancing politics with an active film career: Women balance various things effortlessly—housework, office, needs of children and husband. I don’t think it will be difficult as I know how to balance things. As I live alone, I do all household chores myself.

On the BJP’s ambitions in Bengal: Parties come and go…but only the party which honestly and truthfully works for people and stands by people in their hour of need can survive for long.… 

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