Dhakne , Shri Babanrao Dadaba

Dhakne , Shri Babanrao Dadaba

Party Name : Janata Dal
Constituency : Beed
State : Maharashtra
Member Experience : Elected to Loksabha 1 time
Last Loksabha Attended : 9

More Information :
DHAKNE, SHRI BABANRAO [Janata Dal*—Maharashtra, Beed, 1989]:  s. of Dadaba Narayan Dhakne; b. at Akola, Ahmed Nagar District, Maharashtra, November 10, 1937; ed. at Shri Trilok Jain Vidyalaya, Pathardi Distt. Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, 9th Pass; m. Suman Babanrao Dhakne, May 25, 1957, 2 s.; Agriculturist, Journalist, Former Ruler, Political and Social Worker; participated in freedom struggle; Public Offices held:  Member, Zilla Parishad, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, 1967-77, Chairman, Panchayat Samiti, Pathardi, Maharashtra, 1972-75, State Minister, Maharashtra, 1978-79, Cabinet Minister, Maharashtra, 1979-80, Leader of Opposition, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, 1981-82, Deputy Speaker, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, 1988-89, Union Minister of State, Energy, November 21, 1990; Previous Association with Political Parties:  Member, INC (Undivided) till 1969; President, JP, Maharashtra, 1978-80; Executive Member, JP 1979; Executive Member, JD Maharashtra, 1989;

Previous Membership:  Legislative Assembly, Maharashtra, March 1978—December 1989;

Committee Experience:  Chairman, Committee on Petitions, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, 1988-89, Member, Panchayatiraj Committee, Committee on Public Undertakings, Business Advisory Committee, Employment Planning Committee, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly; Member, General Purposes Committee, May 29, 1990 and Consultative Committee, Ministry of Industry, 1990; Chairman, Committee on the Absence of Members from the Sittings of the House, May 14, 1990—November 21, 1990;

Publications:  Editor, Ganarajya (a weekly since 1965);

Special Interests:  Tour, Youth Organisation, Workers Union, Prohibition Programme, upliftment of down-trodden, organising farmers;

Sports and Clubs:  Kabaddi, Volley-ball;

Social Activities:  Struggle against social evils like dowry and caste system, promotion of irrigation facilities in drought-prone areas; Head, Eklavya Shikshan Sanstha, Pathardi, Ahmednagar, which runs schools, colleges and hostels in backward areas; Member and Chairman of various cooperative institutions;

Other Information:  Participated in Goan Liberation Movement, 1955; suffered imprisonment several times for participation in various socio-political movements;

Permanent Address:  Village Akola, Pathardi, District Ahmednagar, Maharashtra.

*Member Janata Dal(S) with effect from January 11, 1991.