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Detailed Profile: Shri Raju alias Devappa Anna Shetti

NameShri Raju alias Devappa Anna Shetti
Constituency from which I am electedHatkanangle
Father's NameShri Shetti Anna
Mother's NameSmt. Shetti Ratna Bai
Date of Birth01 Jun 1967
Birth PlaceShrol, Kolhapur (Maharashtra)
Maritial StatusMarried
Date of Marriage 28 Apr 1996
Spouse NameSmt. Sangeeta
No. of ChildrenNo.of Sons:1   No.of Daughters:0
State NameMaharashtra
Party NameSwabhimani Paksha
Permanent AddressArjunwad Road, Shrol, Distt. Kolhapur - 416 101MaharashtraTels.(02322) 224327 (O), 236597 (R) 9822542327 (M) Fax.(02322) 225027
Present Address226, North Avenue,New Delhi -110 001Tels. 9013180237 (M)
Email idrajushetti[at]gmail[dot]com
Educational QualificationsD.M.E. Educated at J. J. Magdum Polytechnic, Jaysingpur, Distt. Kolhapur, Maharashtra
Positions Held
2004-2009Member, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
Member, Adhoc Committee
Member, Subordinate Legislature Committee
Member, Library Committee
Member, Scheduled Tribes Welfare Committee
Member, Child Welfare Committee
2009Elected to 15th Lok Sabha
Leader, Swabhimani Paksha Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
31 Aug. 2009Member, Committee on Industry
Social and Cultural Activities(i) Associated with Library Movement in Maharashtra since the age of 17; (ii) Participated in various movements for maximum price for milk and sugarcane also in Co-operative Movement; (iii) Acted in Regional Marathi Feature Film `Sasuchi Varat, Sunechya Darat!`
Special InterestsReading, writing regular column in various newspapers (Marathi) and giving lectures on social issues
Countries VisitedChina, Hongkong, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam
Other InformationFounder Member, NAFA (National Agriculture Farmers Alliance) Delhi

Source: Lok Sabha