Udayanraje Bhosale

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Udayanraje Bhosale
Udayraje Bhosale.jpg
Bhosale on 21 April 2012
Member of the India Parliament
for Satara
Assumed office
Constituency Satara
Member of the India Parliament
for Satara
In office
Succeeded by Laxmanrao Pandurang Jadhav (Patil)
Constituency Satara
Personal details
Born Udayanraje Pratapsinh Bhosale
(1966-02-24) 24 February 1966 (age 51)
Nashik, Maharashtra, India
Nationality India
Political party Nationalist Congress Party
Spouse(s) Mrs. Damayantiraje Bhosale
Children Veerpratapsinh Raje Bhosale, Nayantara Raje Bhosale
Residence Satara

Udyanraje Bhosale (born 24 February 1966) is member of the 16th Lok Sabha from Satara Constituency in Maharashtra state in India[1] and also the current claimant to the title of Chhatrapati of the former Satara state. In the 2009 parliamentary elections, he was elected to the Lok Sabha as a Nationalist Congress Party candidate in May 2009 general elections by a margin of three lakh (300,000) votes. Before that, he was a member of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly and the Minister for Revenue of Maharashtra in the Bharatiya Janata Party government.[2][3]

Udayanraje is the 13th holder of the title of Chhatrapati which was founded by Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj on his coronation in 1674.[4] He is married to Damayantiraje and has a son - Veerpratapsinhraje and a daughter Nayantararaje.[5]


  1. ^ Press Trust of India (21 June 2009). "NCP's problem; How to discipline maverick Udayan". Daily News and Analysis. Retrieved 16 February 2010. 
  2. ^ Datta, Saikat (28 November 2008). "350 years on, Afzal Khan is back in the news". Indian Express. Retrieved 16 February 2010. 
  3. ^ "Verdict in high-profile murder trial on Friday". Times of India. 28 June 2001. Retrieved 16 February 2010. 
  4. ^ Anandan, Sujata (20 September 2009). "Chhatrapati's Children". Outlook. Retrieved 16 February 2010. 
  5. ^ "Detailed Profile: Shri Udayanraje Pratapsingh Bhosale". Loksabha. Government of India. Retrieved 25 April 2012. 

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