Sixteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Ahir, Shri Hansraj Gangaram
Constituency   : Chandrapur (Maharashtra)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party(BJP)

Father's Name Shri Gangaramji
Date of Birth 11 Nov 1954
Place of Birth Nanded (Maharashtra)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 03 May 1990
Spouse's Name Smt. Lata Ahir
No. of Sons 2
No.of Daughters 1
Educated at L.T.Y. School, Chandrapur, Maharashtra
Profession Agriculturist
Permanent Address
Gokul Ward (Bazar Ward),
Tel : (07172) 251651
Fax : (07172) 254791
Present Address
2, Safdurjung Lane,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tels : (011) 23016855, 23016865, 09868180489 (M)
Positions Held
1994-96 Member, Maharashtra Legislative Council
1996 Elected to 11th Lok Sabha
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
Member, Standing Committee on Coal & Steel
Member, Committee on Food Management in Parliament House Complex
Member, Standing Committee on Agriculture
2 Jan. 2006 Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Wakf
5 Aug. 2007 Member, Standing Committee on Coal and Steel
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Coal and Steel
23 Sep. 2009 Member, Committee on Privileges
15 Mar. 2010 Member, Railway Convention Committee
1 May 2013 Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
3 May 2013 Member, Committee on Welfare of Other Backward Classes (OBCs)
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (4th term)
13 June 2014 onwards Member, Business Advisory Committee
1 Sep. 2014 - 9 Nov. 2014 Chairperson, Standing Committee on Coal and Steel
9 Nov. 2014 - 5 July 2016 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
5 July 2016 onwards Union Minister of State, Ministry of Home Affairs

Social And Cultural Activities
Chairman, Jai Bhawani Vyayam Prasarak Mandal; motivating people for practice of yoga, campaigning for blood donation and distributing saplings of traditional importance
Special Interests
Environmental protection
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Watching movies and enjoying songs
Sports and Clubs
Kabaddi, Football, Wrestling and Volleyball
Countries Visited
Mauritius, South Africa and U.A.E as Member of Parliamentary Delegation
Other Information
Chairman, Maharashtra Housing and Development Authority, 1997-98; Member: (i) Tobacco Board; (ii) Panchayati Raj Samiti; (iii) Rojgar Hami Yojana and (iv) Bhatkaya Vimuktar Jaji Ashram Shal Samiti

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