(Last Updated on : 04/06/2014)
Mukul Balkrishna Wasnik was the Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment
in the government of United Progressive Alliance (UPA) headed by the former Prime Minister of India
, Dr. Manmohan Singh
. Mukul Balkrishna Wasnik represents the Ramtek
constituency of Maharashtra
. He is the General Secretary of the All India Congress Committee.
Early Life of Mukul Balkrishna Wasnik
Mukul Balkrishna Wasnik was born on 27th September 1959. He did his graduation and masters from Hislop College. He did his M.B.A. from Nagpur
Political Life of Mukul Balkrishna Wasnik
Earlier Mukul Balkrishna Wasnik represented Buldhana, a Lok Sabha constituency of Maharashtra. He represented from Buldhana, Lok Sabha during 1998-1999, 10th Lok Sabha during 1991-1996 and 8th Lok Sabha during 1984-1989. Mukul Balkrishna Wasnik was National President of National Students Union of India during 1984-1986. Mukual Wasnik was President of Indian Youth Congress during 1988-1990.
Positions held by Mukul Balkrishna Wasnik
Mukul Balkrishna Wasnik has served in various posts with hard-work and diligence. He worked in several positions given by Indian National Congress and the Government of India
. From the very early life he came under the umbrella of Indian National Congress. At first he entered in regional student politics.
Treasurer, National Students' Union of India (N.S.U.I.)
: Elected to 8th Lok Sabha
Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
President, Indian Youth Congress (I)
Re-elected to 10th Lok Sabha
:Minister of State, Human Resource Development (Department of Youth Affairs and Sports) and Minister of State, Parliamentary Affairs
Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (3rd term), Secretary, All India Congress Committee (A.I.C.C.)
: Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Environment and Forests
Member, Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests; and its Sub-committee on Food Technology, Member of Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme
Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (4th term)
31 May 2009 to 27th October 2012: Union Cabinet Minister, Social Justice and Empowerment, General Secretary, All India Congress Committee.
Personal Life of Mukul Balkrishna Wasnik
He is son of the leader of Indian National Congress and three times Member of Parliament Balkrishna Wasnik.