Madan Madhukarrao Yerawar

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Madan Yerawar
Member of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
for Yavatmal
Assumed office
(2004-2009), (2014-2019), (2019-
Preceded byKirti Gandhi INC
Succeeded byNilesh Shivram Deshmukh Parvekar INC
Minister of state in First Fadnavis ministry
In office
Oct 2014 – Nov 2019
MinisterEnergry, Tourism, Food and Drugs Administration and Public work.
Succeeded byPrajakt Tanpure, Rajendra Patil, Aditi Sunil Tatkare
Guardian Minister of Yavatmal District, Buldhana District & washim District
In office
Oct 2014 – Nov 2019
Personal details
Born26 Jan 1963
Yavatmal district, Maharashtra
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Residence(s)yavatmal

Madan Madhukarrao Yerawar is a member of the 14th Maharashtra Legislative Assembly from Yavatmal (Vidhan Sabha constituency) serving his third term as MLA.

Madan Yerawar was made Minister of State in First Fadnavis ministry for Energy, Tourism, Food and Drugs Administration and Public work. He held this position during October 2014 to November 2019.[1]

He has been a former member of the Assembly from Yavatmal in 2004 by defeating MLA Kirti Gandhi of INC.

[2][3] His victory was amongst the five seats won by the BJP, that resulted in the Indian National Congress (INC) not being able to win a single seat in Yavatmal district once its stronghold.[4]

He is a stakeholder in Chintamani Agrotech a company involved in power generation in Yavatmal, a company that had Nitin Gadkari as one of its directors.[2] He is considered as a "protege'" of Gadkari, and the 2014 contest had been considered as a "prestige issue" for Gadkari and Ajit Pawar whose mentee Sandeep Bajoria was pitted against him. He was also a guardian minister of Buldhana district & Yavatmal district which is located in Vidharbha Maharashtra India.[5][6]

References

  1. ^ "Maharashtra cabinet reshuffle: CM allocated portfolios to newly sworn-in ministers". 10 July 2016.
  2. ^ a b Jain, Sreenivasan (19 May 2012). "Vidarbha: The Lie of the Land". NDTV. Retrieved 16 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Results of Maharashtra Assembly polls 2014". India Today. Retrieved 11 July 2015.
  4. ^ Abraham, T. O. (19 October 2014). "Congress routed in Yavatmal dist". Times of India. Retrieved 11 July 2015.
  5. ^ "बुलढाणा पालकमंत्रीपदी राज्यमंत्री मदन येरावार". Maharashtra Times.
  6. ^ Abraham, T. O. (12 October 2014). "Yavatmal and Arni are prestige issue for Cong, BJP, NCP". Times of India. Retrieved 16 July 2015.