Mamata Banerjee is one of the most influential and popular politicians in India. She is the chief minister of West Bengal, the leader of the Trinamool Congress and the face of the opposition against the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party. She is known for her fiery speeches, her mass appeal and her pro-people policies. But what is she like as a person? How does she interact with the people who meet her? In this article, I will share my personal account of meeting Mamata Banerjee and how I saw her as a woman, a mother and a leader.