Suresh Jain

Sureshkumar Bhikamchand Jain, also known as Sureshdada Jain, is an Indian politician from Jalgaon in Maharashtra. He changed his party affiliation a number of times in his political career and has been elected to the Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha for a record nine times.[1]

Sureshkumar Jain
Member of Legislative Assembly of Maharashtra
In office
2009–2014
ConstituencyJalgaon City
Cabinet Minister, Maharashtra State Government
In office
1995–1999
Personal details
Nationality India
Political partyShiv Sena

Political careerEdit

Jain was elected from Jalgaon constituency in 1980 as an Indian National Congress (Indira) candidate, in 1985 as an Indian Congress (Socialist) candidate, in 1990 as an Indian Congress (Socialist) – Sarat Chandra Sinha candidate, in 1995 as an Indian National Congress candidate, in 1999 as a Shiv Sena candidate, in 2004, as a Nationalist Congress Party candidate and in 2009, he was elected from Jalgaon City constituency as a Shiv Sena candidate.

In the 1990s Jain was in the Shiv Sena party and served as a state minister. He was a prominent leader for Shivsena in North Maharashtra.[2]

Jalgaon Housing ScamEdit

In 1996, Jain was the main accused in the Jalgaon housing scam and was sentenced to jail. The Jalgaon district court fined him 110 crore and seven years of imprisonment.[3][4]

Positions heldEdit

  • 1980: Elected to Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
  • 1985: Elected to Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
  • 1990: Elected to Maharashtra Legislative Assemblybam
  • 1995: Elected to Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
  • 1995: Cabinet Minister, Maharashtra State Government
  • 1999: Elected to Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
  • 2004: Elected to Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
  • 2009: Elected to Maharashtra Legislative Assembly

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Marpakwar, Prafulla (6 October 2009). "Musical seats: Will this neta win nine times in a row?". The Times of India.
  2. ^ "नाथाभाऊंची इच्छा होती कि सुरेशदादा मुख्यमंत्री झाले पाहिजे". Jalgaon Live News (in Marathi). 12 March 2021. Retrieved 20 March 2021.
  3. ^ "Jalgaon housing scam: State govt yet to grant sanction to hold trial". Hindustan Times. 19 June 2012. Retrieved 1 March 2021.
  4. ^ "Two former Maharashtra ministers convicted in Rs 110-crore Jalgaon housing scam case". The Economic Times. Retrieved 1 March 2021.
  5. ^ "Sitting and previous MLAs from Jalgaon City Assembly Constituency".