Athawale, Shri Ramdas

Shri Ramdas Athawale

Ramdas Bandu Athawale (born 25 December 1959) is an Indian politician and social activist from Maharashtra. He is the president of the Republican Party of India (A), a splinter group of the Republican Party of India and has its roots in the Scheduled Castes Federation led by B. R. Ambedkar. Currently, he is Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment in the Narendra Modi government, and represents Maharashtra in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of India’s Parliament. Previously he was the Lok Sabha MP from Pandharpur.

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Political Timeline

Minister of State Social Justice & Empowerment Govt. of India.

Elected to Rajya Sabha

Re-Elected to 14th Loak Sabha(3rd Term)

Re-Elected to 13th Loak Sabha(2nd Term)

Elected to 12th Loak Sabha

Cabinate Minister, Social Welfare and Transport, Employement Guarantee Scheme and Prohibition Propaganda, Government of Maharashtra

Member, Maharashtra Legislative Council

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Blood Camp

Republican Party will organize blood donation camps across the state - Union Minister of State Ramdas Athavale * The Governor will not soon say no to the issues of economic weak elements in the state. Ramdas Athavale will visit *Former MLA Sitaram Ghandat and his activists will try to reach the party's goals and policies to the people. Nationalist Congress Party - NCP