(Last Updated on : 31/05/2014)
Raosaheb Dadarao Danve is an Indian politician
and is designated as the Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution in the Narendra Modi
led Government of India
in the 16th Lok Sabha
. Being a member of the Indian political party Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
, he is the representative of the Jalna
constituency of the Indian state Maharashtra
. Also known as Raosaheb Dadarao Patil Danve, he was also elected to the 13th, 14th and 15th Lok Sabha from the same constituency. He has been an MLA twice.
Early Life of Raosaheb Dadarao Danve
Raosaheb Dadarao Danve was born on 18th March 1955 to Dada Rao Patil Danve and Kesharabai Danve. He attended J.E.S. College in Jalna, Maharashtra.
Political Career of Raosaheb Dadarao Danve
Raosaheb Dadarao Danve began his career as a Cooperative Sector leader and subsequently became the Sarpanch of Bhokardan. In the year 1999 he first became an MLA. He also worked as the Sabhapati of Panchayat Samiti in Bhokardan and as the President of Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.) for the district of Jalna. He has also been the member of State Executive, BJP, and the Chairman of Monitoring Committee. He has also served as the Chairman of District Monitoring Committee. From the year 1990 to 1999 he was the member of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly for two terms. During this period he also served as the Chairman of Panchayati Raj Committee and Assurances Committee. He was elected to the 13th Lok Sabha in the year 1999. Between the period of 1999 and 2000 he was the member of the Committee on Commerce. He worked as a member of Consultative Committee under the Ministry of Rural Development from 2000 to 2004. Raosaheb Dadarao Danve was re-elected to the 14th Lok Sabha in 2004 and also became the member of the Committee on Finance and Consultative Committee under the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. On 5th August 2007 he was designated as the member of the Committee on Agriculture. In 2009 he was once again elected to the 15th Lok Sabha and on 31st August of the same year he became the member of the Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas.
Personal Life of Raosaheb Dadarao Danve
Raosaheb Dadarao Danve is married to Nirmala Tai Danve and the couple has one son and three daughters. His son named Santosh Danve is also actively involved in Indian politics. His son-in-law, Harshavardhan Jahav, is also an MLA.