Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
XII Lok Sabha


Father's Name Shri Laxmanrao Kawade Date of Birth 1 April 1943 Place of Birth Nagpur (Maharashtra) Marital Status Married on 4 April 1977 Spouse's Name Smt. Ranjana Kawade Children One son and two daughters Educational Qualifications M.Com. Educated at Nagpur University, Nagpur Profession Economist, Journalist, Political and Social Worker Permanent Address 234-A, Laxminagar, Nagpur- 440022 (Maharashtra) Tels. (0712) 237393, 224830 Present Address 161, North Avenue, New Delhi-110001 Tel. (011) 3792788 Positions Held 1998 Elected to 12th Lok Sabha 1998-99 Member, Committee on Industry Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and its Sub-Committee on Monitoring and Implementation of reservation orders in respect of SCs and STs Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Commerce Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments Editor and Publisher, Jai Bheem - a Marathi weekly, published from Nagpur since 1972; contributed articles to various magazines and newspapers Social and Cultural Activities Participated in students agitations; led agitations, (i) for the Buddhists Reservation; and (ii) for the implementation of `Mandal Commission' many times; launched and led `Long March' on 11 Nov. 1979 from Deeksha Bhoomi, Nagpur to Aurangabad to rename Marathwada University after Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar; Chief, Dalit Liberation Army (i.e. Dalit Mukti Sena); and Founder, (i) Rashtriya Mazdoor Sena (ii) Rashtriya Vidyarthi Sena; and (iii) Dr. Ambedkar Professors' Association, Nagpur; Chief Patron, All India Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Railway Employees Welfare Association Special Interests Social and cultural activities and upliftment of the downtrodden, Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, and other backward classes and Minorities Favourite Pastime and Recreation Reading, educational activities, watching television and drama

Election Result of Chimur Lok Sabha Constituency
Total electorate 10,11,322 Total votes polled 7,53,892 Votes polled in favour of the first four leading candidates (1) Prof. Jogendra Kawade (R.P.I.) 3,50,003 (2) Shri Namdeo Harbaji Diwathe (B.J.P.) 3,47,881 (3) Shri Sukhdeobabu Pundalik Uikey (Ind.) 15,163 (4) Shri Vilas Lahu Nagpure (Ind.) 6,657
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