Government of Maharashtra
|Minister||Ministry of Water resources, Medical Education and Irrigation|
|Chief Minister||Devendra Fadnavis|
|Member of Legislative Assembly|
|Born||Jamner, Maharashtra, India|
|Political party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
Girish Dattatray Mahajan is a politician from Jalgaon district of Maharashtra. He is current MLA of Jamner. He was minister of water resources, Medical education and minister for irrigation of Maharashtra state in Fadnavis's cabinet . Girish Mahajan is a member of the 14th Maharashtra Legislative Assembly for the Jamner Constituency, serving his sixth term.
As a college student, Mahajan was an active member of ABVP in 1978. In the ABVP, he started as a grassroots worker where he painted walls and distributed promotional posters for politicians. He was appointed Taluka President of ABVP.
Mahajan's political career commenced in earnest in the early eighties, when he became Taluka President of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (youth wing of the BJP) in Maharashtra.
In 1992, Mahajan was elected as a Gram-Panchayat election for Jamner. In 1995 he was elected to the Maharashtra state assembly for the first time. He served his 5th term as MLA as of 2014. Mahajan was sworn in as the Water Resources Minister of Maharashtra on 31 October 2014. His government won a confidence motion by oral vote on 12 November 2014 allowing it to continue to govern.
- Member, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly - consecutive 5 terms since 1995
- Cabinet Minister : Irrigation Minister, Maharashtra State.
- Guardian Minister : Guardian Minister (Nashik and Nandurbar)
- Kumbhamela Minister : Kumbhamela Minister (Nashik)
- Sarpanch, Jamner Gram Panchayat (1992-1995)
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