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 He has previously served as Cabinet Minister of Medical Education and Horticulture in the Maharashtra state cabinet.
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.
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- "Amitabh Bachchan to promote Maharashtra's orchards". Livemint. 6 June 2014.
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