Aishe Ghosh to contest Bengal polls

JNUSU president Aishe Ghosh, whose pictures of bandaged forehead have become one of the most effective photos of the 2020 price hike movement, could be contesting the West Bengal meeting election on CPM price tag from Jamuria. The 25-12 months-vintage from Durgapur is pursuing MPhil/Phd from the School of International Relations.

Ghosh joins an extended listing of ex-JNUSU presidents who graduated to nation and country-wide politics: DP Tripathi, Prakash Karat, Sitaram Yechuri, Chandrashekhar Prasad, Shakeel Ahmed Khan, Tanvir Akhtar and Kanhaiya Kumar. With the exception of Tanveer who gained as an NSUI candidate, the others represented Left student bodies of various hues.

Ghosh might be the primary sitting JNUSU president to contest assembly polls. A member of SFI, the student wing of CPM, she have become the president in 2019. The pinnacle submit changed into claimed with the aid of using SFI after a 13-12 months hole even though it changed into a Left coalition at work.
Ghosh graduated in political technological know-how from Delhi University’s Daulat Ram College. She changed into worried in scholar politics from her university days. She moved to JNU for her masters.
The 2020 price hike protest had began out in the course of her tenure as president, however it changed into after the January five violence whilst she obtained harm withinside the head and hand that she received large prominence. Ghosh led from the front annoying justice and action in opposition to the perpetrators. Even whilst her candidature changed into announcement, she changed into collaborating in a JNU protest annoying the re-starting of campus and library facilities. She got here lower back to the college on March 8.
She comes from an own circle of relatives of Leftists. Her father Debasish Ghosh, a worker of Damodar Valley Corporation, has been related to the Centre for Indian Trade Unions (CITU), the labour wing of CPM.

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