Is Bengal a development?
Kolkata: West Bengal has ranked number one in the growth of per capita net state domestic product (at current prices) in 2020-21 as per the RBI Handbook of Statistics (Indian Economy 2020-21). However, in India as a whole, the per capita net domestic product growth was at -3.9\%.
Is West Bengal economy growing?
Economic indices As per the state budget presented in the state legislative assembly on 24 June 2016, West Bengal’s nominal GSDP at current prices has risen to INR 9.20083 trillion or US$140.68 billion in the year 2015–16, the average INR to US$ exchange rate in that year being INR 65.4.
What has Mamata Banerjee done?
Banerjee previously served twice as Minister of Railways, the first woman to do so. She is also the first female Minister of Coal, and Minister of Human Resource Development, Youth Affairs and Sports, Women and Child Development in the cabinet of the Indian government.
What is the history of Mamata Banerjee?
Banerjee was born in Calcutta (now Kolkata), West Bengal, to a Bengali Hindu Brahmin family. Her parents were Promileswar Banerjee and Gayetri Devi. Banerjee’s father, Promileswar died due to lack of medical treatment, when she was 17. He was a freedom fighter.
Is West Bengal a developing or developing state?
West Bengal even though has a lot of potential, but is still on the slower side of development. Is the government responsible? To a certain extent, yes. But the government is not to be entirely blamed.
Is BJP ‘representing Hindi imperialism’ in Bengal?
This comes at a time when political observers are noticing a surge in Bengali ethno-regionalist sentiments among a section of the state’s population who are branding the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), the TMC’s principal opposition, as ‘representing Hindi imperialism’.
Will TMC’s moves make BJP work ‘a little more difficult’?
Psephologist Biswanath Chakraborty, a professor of political science at Rabindra Bharati University (RBU), feels the TMC’s recent moves will make the BJP’s work ‘a little more difficult’.