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Detailed Profile: Shri Manikrao Hodlya Gavit

NameShri Manikrao Hodlya Gavit
Constituency from which I am electedNandurbar
Father's NameShri Hodlya Bonda Gavit
Mother's NameLate Smt. Jamunabai
Date of Birth29 Oct 1934
Birth PlaceDhudipada, Distt. Nandurbar (Maharashtra)
Maritial StatusMarried
Date of Marriage 12 Jul 1952
Spouse NameSmt. Surekha Manikrao Gavit
No. of ChildrenNo.of Sons:1   No.of Daughters:4
State NameMaharashtra
Party NameIndian National Congress
Permanent AddressSumanik Niwas, P.O. and Taluka - NavapurDistt. Nandurbar - 425 412 MaharashtraTels. (02569) 250171
Present Address38, G.R.G Road,New Delhi - 110 001Tel. (011) 23717151 9868180600 (M)
Email idgavitmh[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in
Educational QualificationsMatriculate
Positions Held
1965-71Member, Navapur Village Panchayat, Distt. Dhule, Maharashtra
1971-78Chairman, Social Welfare Committee, Zila Parishad, Dhule, Maharashtra
1978-84Vice-President, District Congress Committee (Indira) [D.C.C.(I)], Distt. Dhule, Maharashtra
1980-81Member, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
Chairman, Committee on Social Welfare
1981Elected to 7th Lok Sabha
1984Re-elected to 8th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1989Re-elected to 9th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1990-91Member, Committee on Absence of Members from the Sittings of the House
1990-96Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Chemicals
1991Re-elected to 10th Lok Sabha (4th term)
1991-93Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways (two terms)
1996Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (5th term)
1998Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (6th term)
1998-99Member, Committee on Labour and Welfare
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
1999Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (7th term)
1999-2000Member, Committee on Absence of Members from the Sittings of the House
Member, Committee on Railways
1999-2001Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
2000-2004Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
2004Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 8th term)
23 May 2004Union Minister of State, Home Affairs
2009Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (9th term)
1 June 2009Pro-tem Speaker
31 Aug. 2009Member, Commitee on Rural Development
7 Oct. 2009Chairman, Committee on Ethics
Social and Cultural ActivitiesSocial service, promotion of education; Chairman, Adivasi Sahayak Sanstha, Dhule
Sports and ClubsCricket and Hockey
Favourite Pastimes and RecreationAdivasi Lok Sangeet
Countries VisitedSouth Africa; Member, Indian Parliamentary Delegation to South Africa
Other InformationChairman, (i) Social Welfare Committee, Dhule, Maharashtra; (ii) Visharwadi Educational Society, Dhule, since 1974; (iii) Maharashtra State Tribal Corporation, 1980-84; (iv) Senior College of Arts, Commerce and Science, Navapur; and (v) B.Ed. College, Navapur; Member, (i) Senate, Poona University, 1974-75; and (ii) National Oilseeds and Vegetable Oils Development Board, 1998-99; suffered imprisonment in 1978 for participation in the “Jail Bharo Andolan” called by Janata Government

Source: Lok Sabha