Arvind Sawant

Results from Arvind Sawant

Candidate Name Party Status Votes Secured
Constituency :
Mumbai South (Maharashtra)
Party Name :
Shiv Sena
Father's Name : Shri Ganpat Pandurang Sawant
Mother's Name : Smt. Aashalata Ganpat Sawant
Date of Birth : 31 Dec 1951
Place of Birth : Kumbhavade, Distt. Sindhudurg (Maharashtra)
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 25 May 1982
Spouse's Name : Smt. Anuya Arvind Sawant
No.of Sons : 1
No.of Daughters : 1
Educational Qualifications :
Passed Jr. B.Sc. 
Educated at Bhavan's College; Andheri, Mumbai
Profession :
Social Worker
Trade Unionist

Positions Held

1996 - 2010
Member, Maharashtra Legislative Council
May, 2014
Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
14 Aug. 2014 onwards Member, Estimates Committee
1 Sep. 2014 onwards
Member, Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
3 July 2015 Member, Sub Committee-II, Committee on Estimates

Books Published

Published a book, namely "BALKADU" (Compilation of his speeches in Maharashtra Legislative Council)

Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments

Strong supporter of art and literature and had actively participated in drama during college days. Supports artists and their causes so that traditional art forms do not get lost. Has undertaken several projects through Marathi Literary Board.

Social And Cultural Activities

* Conducted “Blood Donation” Camps

* Provided aid to all the ‘Fayan’ (cyclone) affected fishermen.

* Provided nutritious food to 450 tribal children till they became healthy.

* As part of the environmental protection measure, provided 110 Gas Cylinders in ‘Balwadis’ and `Shegadis` of Mokhada Tal. (Tribal Tal.) Dist. Thane, Maharashtra 

* Consistently distributed cloth, food supply to tribal people. Provided aid to flood affected people.

* As an active social worker, he has led many humanitarian teams during the crisis situations and natural disasters in Mumbai, Maharashtra and also at the National level.

Special Interests

Reading, listening to music (particularly old hindi and marathi film songs) and watching Cricket match.

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Travelling, visiting sea shores and hill stations

Sports and Clubs

Cricket is his favourite game; also loves, Kabaddi, Kho Kho, Carrom and Swimming (diving & synchronised swimming).

Countries Visited

China, Europe (England, Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands) Malaysia and Thailand

Other Information

* President, (i) Mahanagar Telephone Kamgar Sangh for the last more than 25 years (ii) Maharashtra State Transport Kamgar Sena (iii) MTNL Sthaniya Lokdhikar Samittee; (i) Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Trade Union (ii) Employees of State Transport; Trustee, Shivai Trust

* As a champion of the working class, he succeded in making two outstanding wage agreements for MTNL employees without resorting to strikes or agitation and achieved a major demand of Govt. Pension to MTNL employees.

* He was conferred the “Best Orator” Award by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association for his speeches in the Maharashtra Legislative Council.



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Source : Election Commission of India