Hansraj Gangaram Ahir

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Hansraj G. Ahir
हंसराजजी अहीर
Member of Parliament
In office
Preceded by Shantaram Potdukhe
Succeeded by Naresh Pugalia
Constituency Chandrapur
Personal details
Born (1954-11-11) 11 November 1954 (age 60)
Nanded, Maharashtra
Citizenship  Indian
Nationality  Bharatiya
Political party Bharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s) Lata Ahir
Children 2 sons
Residence Chandrapur
Religion Hindu
As of September 16, 2006
Source: [1]

Ahir Hansraj Gangaram (Popularly Known Hansraj Bhaiya) is a member of the 15th Lok Sabha of India.He is currently MoS,Chemical and Fertilizer. He is famous for exposing Coal Mining Scam. Mr. Hansraj Ahir frequently requested details of coal mining to Prime Minister of India office but he didn't succeed. Finally he (along with Prakash Javadekar) requested Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) for an inquiry. Based on this, CVC ordered a CBI inquiry.[1][2]

Representative of people[edit]

He representsts the Chandrapur constituency of Maharashtra 4th time from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He has been re-elected from the Chandrapur Lok Sabha Constituency as a member of the 15th Lok Sabha, the results of which were declared on 16 May 2009.[3] In the 14th Lok Sabha, then Speaker Somnath Chatterjee had hailed Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, member of BJP from Chandrapur in Maharashtra as Role-Model for MP's.


Prime Point Foundation (PPF) has rated BJP MP from Chandrapur, Hansraj Ahir as the best parliamentarian for introduction of 24 private bills out of a total of 288 bills that were introduced so far in the 15th Lok Sabha and Shri Ahir was felicitated with Sansad Ratna Award.[4] Because of his work holic nature PM Narendra Modi gives him berth in his Government as inducing Minister of State for Chemical & Fertilizers.

Political career[edit]

Positions held[edit]

Within BJP[edit]

  • District President, Chandrapur in maharashtra state .


  1. ^ "CVC asks CBI to probe alleged coal scam despite UPA govt's attempt to brush it under the carpet". 31 May 2012. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "CVC Refers Coal Block Allocation Case to CBI". Outlook India. 31 May 2012. Retrieved 31 May 2012. 
  3. ^ http://eciresults.nic.in/Results.htm 15th Lok Sabha Election Results
  4. ^ Sansad Ratna Award

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