January 2017 \ Interviews \ Key Political Interview
“We’ve had a setback in Assam, but it not something we cannot overcome”

Ms Sushmita Dev, Congress MP from Silchar, Assam Party: Indian National Congress

  • Ms Sushmita Dev

Ms Sushmita Dev is a Member of Parliament from Silchar Lok Sabha constituency in Assam. She comes from an eminent political family in Assam—her father, Mr Santosh Mohan Dev, was Union Minister in the Congress Government as well as a 7-time MP from the same constituency. Her mother, Ms Bithika Dev, represented Silchar in the State Legislative Assembly between 2006 and 2011. Her grandfather, Mr Satindra Mohan Dev was a freedom fighter, and served as a Minister in the Assam State Government. She speaks to Editor Sayantan Chakravarty