Marotrao Kannamwar

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Marotrao Shambshio Kannamwar
2nd Chief Minister of Maharashtra
In office
20 November 1962 – 24 November 1963
Governor Vijayalaksmi Pandit
Preceded by Yashwantrao Chavan
Succeeded by P. K. Sawant
Constituency Saoli
Personal details
Died (1963-11-24)24 November 1963
Nationality Indian
Political party Indian National Congress (INC)

Marotrao Shambshio Kannamwar was an Indian politician who served as Chief Minister of Maharashtra from 20 November 1962 to 24 November 1963.

He represented Saoli Vidhan Sabha constituency in Bombay State in 1957 and of the Maharashtra State from 1960–1962. [1] He was re-elected from Saoli in 1962 elections to the Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha. He died while in office on 24 November 1963.[2]

Kannamwar Nagar in Vikhroli ( East), Mumbai was named after him. Also near Nagpur, on NH 6, beyond Kondhali (50+ km from Nagpur) a detour from the NH 6, a village Kannamwargram is named after the leader on the road towards Bangdapur. Bangdapur is on the Kondhali-Wardha connecting road.


Preceded by
Yashwantrao Chavan
Chief Minister of Maharashtra
20 Nov 1962 – 24 Nov 1963
Succeeded by
Vasantrao Naik