Bharatsinh Madhavsinh Solanki
|President Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee|
|Union Minister of State for Drinking Water and Sanitation (Independent Charge)|
October 2012 – May 2014
|Minister of State for Railways, Govt. of India|
January 2011 – October 2012
|Minister of State for Power, Govt. of India|
June 2009 – January 2011
|Member of Parliament|
26 November 1953 |
Borsad, Dist. Anand, Gujarat
|Political party||Indian National Congress|
|Relations||Madhavsinh Solanki (father)|
|Educational Qualification||B.E. (Civil)|
|Special Interests||Youth affairs, Social Justice and Environment.|
Bharatsinh Madhavsinh Solanki is a politician. And President of Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee, since December 2015. He was Minister of State for Union Minister of State for Drinking Water and Sanitation (Independent Charge) in the Government of India in the Second Manmohan Singh ministry till May 2014. His previous posts include that of Minister of State for Power. He was also served as Secretary at All India Congress Committee from 2004 to 2006.
- 1992 - General Secretary (Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee)
- 1995-2004 - Member, Gujarat Legislative Assembly (Three Terms)
- 2003-2004 - Deputy Leader of Opposition, Gujarat Legislative Assembly
- 2004 - Member of Parliament
- 2004 - Secretary, A.I.C.C.
- 2006 -2008 - President, Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee
- June 2009-January 2011, Union Minister of State of Power, Government of India
- January 2011-October 2012, Minister of State for Railways, Govt. of India
- October 2012 - May 2014, Minister of State for Drinking Water and Sanitation(Independent Charge), Govt. of India
- 2015 - President, Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee
He is a former member of the Press Council of India and has served on several committees, including the Joint Committee on Offices of Profit and the Committee on Public Undertakings.
- "Lotus garden: BJP wins all 26 Lok Sabha seats in Gujarat". The Times of India. 17 May 2014. Retrieved 2014-05-17.
- "Power companies to import 35 million tonnes of coal". The Hindu. Archived from the original on 29 April 2010. Retrieved 8 May 2010.