Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi Age, Caste, Death Cause, Biography, Wife, Family, Facts & More


Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi

Real NamePriya Ranjan Dasmunsi
PartyIndian National Congress (INC)
Indian National Congress
Political Journey1970 to 1971: Served as President of Indian Youth Congress in West Bengal.
1971: Elected a Member of Lok Sabha from the South Calcutta Constituency.
1984: Again became a Lok Sabha Member from the Howrah Constituency.
1989: Lost the Lok Sabha Election from Howrah.
1991: Again lost the Lok Sabha Election from Howrah.
1996: Won the Lok Sabha Election from Howrah.
1999: Won the Lok Sabha Election from the Raiganj Constituency.
2004: Again won the Lok Sabha Election from Raiganj.
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 163 cm
in meters- 1.63 m
in feet inches- 5’ 4”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 65 kg
in pounds- 143 lbs
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth13 November 1945
Birth PlaceChirirbander, Bengal Presidency, British India
(now in Bangladesh)
Date of Death20th November 2017
Place of DeathNew Delhi, India
Age (at the time of death)72 Years
Death CauseDied after 9 years he suffered a stroke in 2008 which left him paralysed
Zodiac sign/Sun signScorpio
HometownKolkata, India
SchoolNot Known
College/UniversityCalcutta University
Educational QualificationM.A. from Calcutta University in 1967
LL.B. from Calcutta University in 1971
FamilyFather- Jatindra Nath Das Munsi
Mother- Name Not Known
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
CasteNot Known
Address6A Rani Bhabani Road, Kolkata-700026
HobbiesReading, Writing, Listening to Classical Indian Music
Controversies• During the 1st term of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, when Munsi was the cabinet minister in Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs and Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, he took several controversial decisions, including several bans of Western television networks, including a 3-month ban on the Fashion TV and Sony-owned television network- AXN; on the pretext of "obscene."
• His decision requiring Indian sports broadcaster, Nimbus Communications to share broadcast rights for Indian cricket matches with the state television network, Doordarshan, was also controversial.
Favourite Things
Favourite Politician(s)Sonia Gandhi, Rahul Gandhi, Manmohan Singh
Favourite LeaderMahatma Gandhi
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpouseDeepa Dasmunsi (a social worker and politician)
Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi With His Wife Deepa
Marriage Date15 April Year 1994
ChildrenSon- Priyadeep Dasmunshi (lives in London)
Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi Wife And Son
Daughter- None
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)75 Lacs INR (as in 2004)

Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi

Some Lesser Known Facts About Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi

  • Did Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi smoke?: Not Known
  • Did Priya Ranjan Dasmunsi drink alcohol?: Not Known
  • Soon after his birth, his family moved to Calcutta (now Kolkata) from Chirirbander (now in Bangladesh).
  • He was considered one of the prominent Congress leaders and was a member of Parliament from 1999 to 2009.
  • For almost 20 years, Dasmunsi also served as the President of the All India Football Federation.
  • He was the 1st Indian to serve as a Match Commissioner in a FIFA World Cup.
  • On 12 October 2008, he suffered a massive stroke and paralysis, leaving him unable to speak or recognise anyone.
  • Dasmunsi was admitted to the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in New Delhi and was later shifted to Delhi’s Apollo Hospital.
  • He was diagnosed with a complete failure of the left ventricular system and remained on life support.
  • In November 2009, he underwent stem cell therapy Düsseldorf, Germany.
  • Since his illness, Dasmunsi’s wife, Deepa has taken over his political mantle, and in 2009, she was elected to the Lok Sabha from Raiganj Constituency.
  • On 10 October 2011, Delhi’s Indraprastha Apollo Hospital advised Dasmunsi’s family to take him home and care for him there.
  • On 20 November 2017, Dasmunsi died after 8 years in the coma.