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Mahua Moitra Height, Weight, Age, Facts, Biography

Mahua Moitra Quick Info
Height 5 ft 6 in
Weight 61 kg
Date of Birth October 12, 1974
Zodiac Sign Libra
Hair Color Black

Mahua Moitra is an Indian politician who has won plaudits for her fiery speeches since being elected as a Member of Parliament in 2019. She belongs to the political party, All India Trinamool Congress.

Born Name

Mahua Moitra

Nick Name


Mahua Moitra as seen in Goa in 2021
Mahua Moitra as seen in Goa in 2021 (Tristanvicoaiu / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Labac, Cachar, Assam, India





After her primary schooling in Kolkata, Mahua attended the Mount Holyoke College South Hadley in Massachusetts, United States. She graduated in 1998 with a degree in Economics and Mathematics.




  • Father – Dwipendra Lal Moitra
  • Mother – Manjoo Moitra
  • Siblings – She has a sister.




5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm


61 kg or 134.5 lbs

Boyfriend / Spouse

Mahua has dated –

  1. Lars Brorson – She was previously married to a Danish financier named Lars Brorson.
Mahua Moitra as seen in April 2019
Mahua Moitra as seen in April 2019 (Mahua Moitra / Instagram)

Race / Ethnicity

Asian (Indian)

Hair Color


Eye Color

Dark Brown

Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • She wears a bindi.
  • Delivers rousing and evocative speeches



Mahua Moitra’s Favorite Things

  • Pastime – Running, Cooking, Reading

Source –

Mahua Moitra marching with Mamata Banerjee in 2019
Mahua Moitra marching with Mamata Banerjee in 2019 (Mahua Moitra / Instagram)

Mahua Moitra Facts

  1. She previously worked as an investment banker for JPMorgan Chase in London and New York City.
  2. Mahua started her political career as a member of the India Youth Congress in 2008. She worked closely with Rahul Gandhi on the project ‘Aam Admi Ka Sipahi’.
  3. She has a rottweiler pet dog named Henry.
  4. Mahua graced the cover of Harper’s Bazaar India in 2021.
  5. She courted controversy in July 2022 by stating that ‘Goddess Kali is a meat-eating and alcohol-accepting goddess’. Subsequently, her own party distanced itself from her contentious remarks.
  6. Mahua became a national hero after delivering a scintillating speech outlining the 7 signs of fascism and bravely calling out the Narendra Modi-led government during her maiden Lok Sabha speech in Parliament in June 2019.
  7. In 2015, she famously gave the middle finger to Arnab Goswami on-air during a heated debate after being exasperated with him for repeatedly talking over her on his show, The Newshour.
  8. In October 2023, her iPhone received a warning from Apple that it was being targeted by state-sponsored attackers.
  9. In December 2023, she was officially ousted from Lok Sabha over cash-for-query allegations against her. It was alleged that she took ₹2 crore in cash to ask questions against the Narendra Modi government.

Featured Image by Tristanvicoaiu / Wikimedia / CC BY-SA 4.0

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