Dinesh Trivedi – Fact File

Dinesh Trivedi is a member of the All India Trinamool Congress party.

• Dinesh Trivedi is a member of the All India Trinamool Congress party.

• Trivedi started his political career with the Congress party in the 1980s.

• In 1998 Trivedi joined Mamata Banerjee`s TMC.

• At one point Trivedi wanted to be a monk after he saw an advertisement of the Ramkrishna Mission.

• Trivedi had a childhood dream of flying for the Indian Air Force and is a trained pilot.

• In 1984, Dinesh quit his job in Chicago and started his own air freight company based in Kolkata.

• Trivedi joined the cabinet as the Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare in 2009.

• In 2011, Trivedi offered to resign as a minister in support of Anna Hazare.

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