Sanjay Rathod

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Sanjay Rathod
Cabinet Minister
Government of Maharashtra
In office
30 December 2019 – 28 February 2021
GovernorBhagat Singh Koshyari
Chief MinisterUddhav Thackeray
Preceded bySudhir Mungantiwar
Succeeded byUddhav Thackeray (Acting)
Minister of State for Revenue
First Fadnavis ministry
In office
5 December 2014 – 30 October 2019
Chief MinisterDevendra Fadnavis
Preceded by-
Succeeded byAbdul Sattar Abdul Nabi
Member of Legislative Assembly of Maharashtra[1]
Assumed office
Personal details
Born (1971-06-30) June 30, 1971 (age 50)
Yavatmal District
Political partyShiv Sena
Spouse(s)Shital Rathod
ChildrenDamini Rathod, Soham Rathod
EducationArts and Commerce College Yavatmal (B.Com, 1993)
Subhedar Ramji Ambedkar Physical Education College, Hinganghat (B.P.Ed., 1995)[2]

Sanjay Dulichand Rathod is a Shiv Sena politician from Yavatmal district, Maharashtra. He is a member of the 14th Maharashtra Legislative Assembly from Digras Assembly Constituency.[1][3][4] He was appointed Maharashtra's minister of state in December, 2014.[5] He was given the revenue portfolio. He was also given responsibility of being guardian minister of Yavatmal district.[6] His election in the 2014 election made him a three term Member of Legislative Assembly. He was at the time of his appointment as minister, Shiv Sena's Yavatmal district president. He was made a cabinet minister on 30 December 2019.[7] Rathod belongs to the Banjara community.[7] He won 2014 assembly election with record margin of 79,864, second highest in Maharashtra.[8]

Political career

  • 2004: Elected to Maharashtra Legislative Assembly (1st term)[9]
  • 2009: Re-Elected to Maharashtra Legislative Assembly (2nd term) [3]
  • 2014: Re-Elected to Maharashtra Legislative Assembly (3rd term) [3]
  • 2014 - 2019: Minister of State for Revenue in Maharashtra State Government
  • 2014: Guardian minister of Yavatmal district[10]
  • 2015: Guardian minister of Washim district[10]
  • 2019: Re-Elected to Maharashtra Legislative Assembly (4th term)[1]
  • 2019: Appointed minister of Forest, Disaster Management, Relief and Rehabilitation[11][12]
  • 2020: Appointed guardian minister of Yavatmal district[13]

He resigned from the cabinet in 2021.[14]

See also


  1. ^ a b c "digras Vidhan Sabha constituency result 20019".
  2. ^ "राठोड संजय दुलीचंद". Retrieved 13 February 2021.
  3. ^ a b c "Sitting and previous MLAs from digras Assembly Constituency".
  4. ^ "Results of Maharashtra Assembly polls 2014". India Today. Retrieved 22 June 2015.
  5. ^ "Declared: Portfolios of Maharashtra Government ministers". Mid-Day. 6 December 2014. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  6. ^ "Guardian Ministers appointed in Maharashtra". Zee News. 26 December 2014. Retrieved 21 June 2015.
  7. ^ a b "Fadnavis ministry expansion sees mix of old and new faces". 5 December 2014. Retrieved 22 June 2015.
  8. ^ "Digras Constituency results 2014".
  9. ^ "State Elections 2004 - Constituency wise detail for 164-Darwha Constituency of Maharashtra". Archived from the original on 11 April 2009.
  10. ^ a b "Guardian Ministers appointed in Maharashtra". Business Standard India. Press Trust of India. 26 December 2014.
  11. ^ "Maharashtra Cabinet portfolios announced".
  12. ^ "महाराष्ट्र मंत्रिमंडळ खातेवाटप जाहीर".
  13. ^ "2020: Maharashtra govt appoints guardian ministers for all 36 districts".
  14. ^ Banerjee, Shoumojit (28 February 2021). "Shiv Sena Minister Sanjay Rathod resigns". The Hindu. Retrieved 24 June 2022.

External links

Political offices
Preceded by
Minister of State for Revenue, Maharashtra State
Preceded by
Maharashtra State Guardian Minister for Yavatmal district

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