Fourteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Shiwankar, Shri Maha Deo Rao
Constituency   : Chimur (Maharashtra)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

Father's Name Shri Sukaji Shiwankar
Mother's Name Late Smt. Jankabai
Date of Birth 07 Apr 1940
Place of Birth Aamgaon, Dist.-Godia, (Maharashtra)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 16 May 1962
Spouse's Name Smt. Mangla
No. of Sons 2
No.of Daughters 1
M.A. (Economics), M.A. (History)
Educated at Nagpur University, Nagpur
Profession Agriculturist
Permanent Address
Aamgaon, District Gondia (Maharashtra)
Fax : (07189) 225277
Present Address
B-603, M.S. Flats, B.K.S.Marg
New Delhi-110 001
Tels. (011) 23782632, 9868180448 (M)
Positions Held
1978-1989 and 1994-2004 Member, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly (six terms)
1981-82 Member, Panchayat Committee, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
1982-83 Member, Employment Gurantee Scheme Committee, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
Member, Committee on Public Undertakings, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
1984-85 Chairman, Public Accounts Committee, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
1982-84, 1986-89 Executive Member, Bharatiya Janata Party, Maharashtra
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Industry
1990 Member, Committee on Agriculture
1989 Elected to 9th Lok Sabha
1994-96 Minister, Irrigation, Government of Maharashtra
1996-99 Minister, Department of Finance & Planning, Government of Maharashtra
1994-2000 Member, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly (two terms)
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme
Member, Committee on Defence
5 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Defence
7 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Committee on MPLADS

Books Published
Gaja Aad (Diary on the situtation during Emergency), Maharashtra Vidhansabheneel bhashne (speeches delivered in Maharashtra Legislative Assembly), Bhartacha Aarthick Sthiti, Kenya Safari
Literary, Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
More than 100 articals have been published by him on varied subjects and on national luminaries, such as Dr. Baba Saheb Ambedkar, Mahatama Gandhi; some famous articles are " Shivaji ki Swarajya Vyavastha", Shivaji ka Ashta Pradhan Mandal", "Krishi ke Liye Byaj Dar 6 pratishat ho", "Kisanon ki Karz Mukti", and "Ashvamedha Yojna"
Social And Cultural Activities
Rural development, womens` welfare; Founder, Gramothan Sanstha, Jan kalyan Sansthan, Lok Kalyan Sanstha, Mahakachi Siddhpathe, Janata Sahari Bank; estabilished three Janjatiya Ashramshala, three Schools, one Ayurvedic College, and one Homeopathy College
Special Interests
Social activities; to work with tribal people and in the educational institutions and co-operative societies; photography; writing and meditation
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Watching films, cultural dances, visiting National park
Sports and Clubs
Kabaddi, swimming
Countries Visited
America, France, Germany, Holland, Italy, Kenya, Switzerland and European Countries
Other Information
Organised farmers for agricultural cost prices; launched agitation for waiving off loans; exhibition of his photographs were held in Jahangir Art Gallery of Mumbai (twice), Nagpur and Pune; his personal collection comprises 5,000 books on meditation and 300 rare photographs on wild life; President, All India Kisan Morcha, B.J.P., 1989-92; 2000-2004

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