Ashok Chavan

Nanded Maharashtra Lok Sabha Election 2019 Ashok Chavan
Constituency :
Nanded (Maharashtra)
Party Name :
Indian National Congress
Father's Name : Shri Shankarrao Bhaurao Chavan
Mother's Name : Smt. Kusumtai Shankarrao Chavan
Date of Birth : 28 Oct 1958
Place of Birth : Mumbai (Maharashtra)
Marital Status : Married
Date of Marriage : 14 May 1982
Spouse's Name : Smt. Ameeta Ashok Chavan
No.of Daughters : 2
Educational Qualifications :
B.Sc., M.B.A.
Educated at Hazarimal Jomani College, Mumbai, Maharashtra and B.Y.K. College of Commerce, Nashik, Maharashtra
Profession :

Positions Held

1985 Chairman, Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Yojana, Nanded City
1986 - 1995 Vice-President and General Secretary, Maharashtra Pradesh Youth Congress Committee
1987 - 1989
Elected to 8th Lok Sabha
Member, Divisional Rail Users Consultative Committee, Hyderabad
Member, Advisory Committee South Central, Ministry of Railway
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions
Member, Standing Committee on Environment and Forests
1991 - 1992 Member, Advisory Panel, Central Film Censor Board, Mumbai
1992 - 1998 Member, Maharashtra Legislative Council
1993 - 1995 Minister of State for Public Works, Urban Development and Home, Govt. of Maharashtra
1995 - 1999 General Secretary, Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee
1999 - 2001 Member, Zonal Rail Users Consultative Committee of South Central Railways
1999 - May, 2014 Member, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly (Three Terms)
1999 - 2003 Minister for Revenue and Protocol, Govt. of Maharashtra
2003 - 2004 Minister for Transport, Ports, Culture Affairs and Protocol, Govt. of Maharashtra
2004 - 2008 Minister for Industries, Mining, Culture Affairs and Protocol, Govt. of Maharashtra
2008 - 2010 Chief Minister, Govt. of Maharashtra (Two Times)
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
14 Aug. 2014 - 30 April 2017 Member, Committee on Estimates
1 Sep. 2014 onwards
Member, Standing Committee on Urban Development
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Civil Aviation
Member, Hindi Salahkar Samiti, Ministry of Human Resource Development
2 March 2015 onwards President : Maharashtra Pradesh Congress (I)
3 July 2015 Member, Sub Committee-III, Committee on Estimates

Social And Cultural Activities

Social:- Actively involved in different Social activities specially Mass Marriage Programme for the benefit of people belonging to economically weaker sections and below poverty line families.

Cultural:- Actively associated with many cultural activities, specially organized by "Sharada Bhavan Education Society", in the month of February by the Title "Sangeet Shankar Darbar" a national level cultural event in the Memory of Late Dr. Shankarrao Chavan.

Special Interests

Reading, Travelling

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Table Tennis

Countries Visited

Australia, China, Egypt, France, Hong Kong (People`s Republic of China), Malaysia, Nepal, Singapore, U.K., U.S.A. and U.S.S.R.

Other Information

President, Sai Sevabhavi Trust, Nanded, (Charitable Voluntary Organization), 1987 and Sharada Bhavan Education Society, Nanded, 2004

Chief Promoter, Bhaurao Chavan Co-operative Sugar Factory Ltd., Laximinagar, (Degaon-Yelegaon) Tal & Distt. Nanded, Maharashtra, 1990



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Source : Election Commission of India