Udayanraje Bhosale

Udaynraje Bhosale (born 24 February 1966) is an Indian politician and a member of Bharatiya Janata Party. He is a member of the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Parliament of India from Maharashtra.[3] He is a former member of the 17th Lok Sabha representing NCP from Satara Constituency in Maharashtra.[4] In 2009, 2014 and 2019 parliamentary elections he was elected to the Lok Sabha as a Nationalist Congress Party candidate. Before that, he was a member of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly and the Minister for Revenue of Maharashtra in the Bharatiya Janata Party government.[5][6] In September 2019, he announced his return to the BJP ahead of the Maharashtra legislative assembly elections.[7]

Udayanraje Bhosale
Udayraje Bhosale.jpg
Bhosale on 21 April 2012
Member of Parliament
Rajya Sabha
Assumed office
3 April 2020
Preceded byAmar Shankar Sable
ConstituencyMaharashtra
Member of Parliament
Lok Sabha
In office
May 2009 – September 2019
Preceded byLaxmanrao Pandurang Jadhav (Patil)
ConstituencySatara
Succeeded byShriniwas Patil
Minister of State for Revenue, Government of Maharashtra
In office
1998–1999
Member of legislative Assembly
Maharasthra
In office
05 June 1998[1] – 07 October 1999
Preceded byAbhaysinh Raje Bhosale
Succeeded byAbhaysinh Raje Bhosale
ConstituencySatara
Personal details
Born (1966-02-24) 24 February 1966 (age 54)
Nashik, Maharashtra, India
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party (since 2019)
Other political
affiliations
Nationalist Congress Party
(1999-2019)
Spouse(s)Damayanti Raje Bhosale
Children2
ResidenceSatara, Maharashtra, India
EducationProduction Engineering (DIBM)[2]
OccupationPolitician

Bhosale is the 13th holder of the title of Chhatrapati which was founded by the Maratha king Shivaji on his coronation in 1674.[8]

Personal lifeEdit

Bhosale was born in Nashik to Pratapsingh and Kalpanaraje. He studied Production Engineering. He married Damayantraje on 20 November 2003. They have a son and a daughter.[2]

Political careerEdit

  • 1998: Elected as Member of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
  • 1998: Minister of State for Revenue in Government of Maharashtra
  • 2009: Elected to 15th Lok Sabha of India
  • 2014: Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha of India
  • 2019: Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha of India on the NCP ticket but resigned when he joined the BJP.
  • 2019: Defeated in the Lok Sabha bypoll on BJP ticket from Satara Constituency
  • 2020: Elected to Rajya Sabha from Maharashtra for the BJP.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Legislative Assembly of Maharashtra Code - S13 Assembly Constituency - 264-Satara". Archived from the original on 8 January 2009. Retrieved 14 January 2021.
  2. ^ a b "Detailed Profile: Shri Udayanraje Pratapsingh Bhosale". Loksabha. Government of India. Retrieved 25 April 2012.
  3. ^ "Sharad Pawar, Ramdas Athawale, Udayanraje Bhosale among seven elected to Rajya Sabha". Pune Mirror. 18 March 2020. Retrieved 19 March 2020.
  4. ^ Press Trust of India (21 June 2009). "NCP's problem; How to discipline maverick Udayan". Daily News and Analysis. Retrieved 16 February 2010.
  5. ^ Datta, Saikat (28 November 2008). "350 years on, Afzal Khan is back in the news". Indian Express. Retrieved 16 February 2010.
  6. ^ "Verdict in high-profile murder trial on Friday". Times of India. 28 June 2001. Retrieved 16 February 2010.
  7. ^ "In setback for Sharad Pawar's NCP, Satara MP Udayanraje Bhosale joins BJP". The Indian Express. 14 September 2019. Retrieved 14 September 2019.
  8. ^ Anandan, Sujata (20 September 2009). "Chhatrapati's children". Outlook. Retrieved 16 February 2010.

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