Jitendra Awhad

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Jitendra Awhad (Marathi: जितेंद्र आव्हाड is an MLA of Maharashtra, being the Nationalist Congress Party member of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly|Vidhan Sabha lower house for the Mumbra-Kalwa Vidhan Sabha constituency|Kalwa-Mumbra constituency[1] He has previously served as Cabinet Minister of Medical Education and Horticulture in the Maharashtra state cabinet.[2]

On 22 March 2017, Awhad was suspended along with 18 other MLAs until 31 December for interrupting Maharashtra Finance Minister Sudhir Mungantiwar during a state budget session and burning copies of the budget outside the assembly four days earlier.[3]