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Detailed Profile: Shri Datta Raghobaji Meghe

NameShri Datta Raghobaji Meghe
Constituency from which I am electedWardha
Father's NameShri Raghobaji Meghe
Mother's NameRadhikabai
Date of Birth11 Nov 1936
Birth PlacePawnar, Distt. Wardha (Maharashtra)
Maritial StatusMarried
Date of Marriage 22 May 1962
Spouse NameSmt. Shalini Meghe
No. of ChildrenNo.of Sons:3   No.of Daughters:5
State NameMaharashtra
Party NameIndian National Congress
Permanent Address135, Pandey Layout,Khamla, Nagpur - 440 025 MaharashtraTels. (0712) 2283699, 2245318 09373104019 (M)
Present Address81, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi - 110 003Tels. (011) 24628081, 9013180422, 9654487123 (M) Fax. (011) 24628082
Email iddatta[dot]meghe[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in
Educational QualificationsB.A. Educated at Nagpur University, Nagpur, Maharashtra
Positions Held
Apr. 1978- Jun. 1991Member, Maharashtra Legislative Council (three terms)
1978-80 Minister of State, Housing and Civil Supplies, Govt. of Maharashtra
1979-80 Minister of State, Technical Education, Govt. of Maharashtra
1984-86 Leader of the Opposition, Maharashtra Legislative Council
Jan. - Apr. 1991Cabinet Minister, Energy and Forests, Govt. of Maharashtra
1991 Elected to 10th Lok Sabha
1993-95 Vice-President, Pradesh Congress Committee (P.C.C.),Maharashtra
1996 Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1998-99Member, Committee on Industry
Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
Committee on Subordinate Legislation
Member, Committee on Commerce
1999-2001Cabinet Minister, Food and Civil Supply and Consumer Protection, Govt. of Maharashtra
2000-2002Member, Maharashtra Legislative Council
Apr.2002Member, Rajya Sabha
2002-2004Member, Committee on Agriculture
Member, Consultative Committee, Health and Family Welfare
Aug. 2004Member, Committee on Papers Laid on Table
Oct. 2004Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Communications and Technology
Jul. 2005Nominated to the Panel of Vice Chairmen, Rajya Sabha
Aug. 2005Member, General Purpose Committee
2009Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (4th term)
31 Aug. 2009Member, Committee on Health and Family Welfare
Special InterestsSocial and educational work
Countries VisitedWidely travelled

Source: Lok Sabha