New Delhi: Former President Pranab Mukherjee’s daughter Sharmistha Mukherjee has announced to quit politics. She has said that now she will take forward the work related to social and art and culture. Sharmistha Mukherjee told abp news that I am leaving politics but will continue to be a primary member of Congress. She said that I will further do social work and will carry forward the work related to art culture.
Sharmistha announced her decision in response to a tweet by a user on Twitter that described her as a “good politician”. Sharmistha wrote, “Many thanks but I am no longer a ‘politician’. I have left politics. I am and will be a primary member of Congress, but I will no longer be in active politics. A person can serve the nation in many other ways.
Along with this, she said, “Learning politics was a great experience and I want to thank my party for giving me the opportunity to work. I also gave my best. But I realized that I am not. The vision of a democratic pluralistic inclusive India is not just politics. Each of us can contribute in our own ways.
Sharmistha also dismissed questions of joining any other party. She said that if I had to stay in politics then why would I leave my party and join another party? I have seen power since childhood. It doesn’t inspire me. I want to live a peaceful life and do what is according to my nature.
Let us inform that Abhijit Mukherjee, Sharmistha’s brother, had left the Congress and joined the TMC a short time ago. After leaving the party, speculations were also being made about Sharmishtha, but now she has surprised everyone by announcing that she will quit politics.
Sharmistha Mukherjee is also a Kathak dancer and choreographer.
Sharmistha Mukherjee is the daughter of former President Pranab Mukherjee. Along with a politician, he is also a Kathak dancer and choreographer. In July 2014, Sharmistha Mukherjee joined the BJP. In 2015, he contested from the Greater Kailash Assembly in Delhi on a Congress ticket. In this election, he had to face defeat against Saurabh Bhardwaj of Aam Aadmi Party.