Dilipkumar Gandhi

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Dilipkumar Mansukhlal Gandhi
Assumed office
2009–Incumbent (3rd term)
Preceded by Tukaram Gangadhar Gadakh
Constituency Ahmednagar
Assumed office
Preceded by Balasaheb Vikhe Patil
Personal details
Born (1951-05-09) 9 May 1951 (age 66)
Daund, Maharashtra, India
Political party BJP
Spouse(s) Saroj
Children 2 sons and 1 daughter
Residence Ahmednagar, Maharashtra

Dilipkumar Mansukhlal Gandhi (born 9 May 1951) is an Indian politician and a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) political party. He is a current member of the 16th Lok Sabha of India.

Political career[edit]

Gandhi began his political career by holding key positions in the district organisation of BJP such as General Secretary, Joint Secretary and President. He was elected to the Ahmednagar Municipal Corporation as a Councilor and later he became the Leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party in the Municipal Council. In 1985, he became the Vice-President of the Ahmednagar Municipal Corporation.

In 1999 he was elected to the 13th Lok Sabha from Ahmednagar constituency in Maharashtra state. He was Union Minister of State, Ministry of Shipping from 29 January 2003 to 15 March 2004.

In 2009, he was re-elected to the 15th Lok Sabha from the same constituency.

In 2014, re-elected and made hat-trick with a grand victory of 2 lakh+ votes in 16th Lok Sabha in which BJP had a huge victory across India under leadership of Narendra Modi as PM Candidate.

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