Sharmistha Mukherjee retires from politics, the last member of Pranab Da’s family in Congress


Former President Pranab Mukherjee’s daughter and Congress leader Sharmistha Mukherjee has announced her retirement from active politics. With this, she is the last member of the Mukherjee family who has distanced herself from the Congress party. However, she also clarified that she is not giving up the primary membership of the Congress. Let us inform that earlier Pranab Mukherjee’s son Abhijit Mukherjee has also left Congress and joined Trinamool Congress.

Sharmistha announced her retirement while replying to a Twitter user. Sharmistha wrote, ‘Thank you very much, but I am no longer a politician. I have left politics. I will continue to be a primary member of Congress but will not do active politics anymore. The country can be served in many ways.

On another user’s tweet, Sharmistha replied, ‘I have seen enough power since childhood. I don’t like it. I want to live a peaceful life and do things that suit my nature.

In July this year, Sharmistha’s brother and Pranab Mukherjee’s son Abhijit Mukherjee had joined the Trinamool Congress. After this, Suvra Ghosh, general secretary of West Bengal Pradesh Congress Committee and sister-in-law of Pranab Mukherjee, also joined TMC in August.

Let us inform that after joining the Congress in the year 2014, Sharmistha Mukherjee contested only the 2015 assembly elections. In this election, she lost to Aam Aadmi Party candidate Saurabh Bhardwaj.




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