Marotrao Kannamwar

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Marotrao Kannamwar
2nd Chief Minister of Maharashtra
In office
20 November 1962 – 24 November 1963
Preceded byYashwantrao Chavan
Succeeded byP. K. Sawant
Personal details
Born10 January 1900
Saoli, Berar Province, British India
Died24 November 1963(1963-11-24) (aged 63)[1]
Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Political partyIndian National Congress
SpouseGM (Tai) Kannamwar

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 to 1962. [2] He was re-elected from Saoli in 1962 elections to the Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha. He died while in office on 24 November 1963.[3]


  • Kannamwar Nagar in Vikhroli ( East), Mumbai was named after him.
  • KDK College of Engineering, Nagpur is named in his honour.
  • Congress-Bhavan in Chandrapur renamed after Ex- CM of Maharashtra.
  • Also, on NH-6 beyond Kondhali (50+ km from Nagpur) a detour from the NH 6, a village Kannamwargram is named after the great leader.
  • Government Granted school in Village Surbodi, Chandrapur district is named after him (Karmavir Kannamwar Vidhyalaya Surbodi High School) which was founded by Shriram Dhote in the year 1982.

Source: It is on the road towards Bangdapur.Bangdapur is on the Kondhali-Wardha connecting road.


  1. ^ "Kannamwar". The Indian Express. 25 November 1963. p. 1.
  2. ^ page=14
  3. ^ "History of Modern Maharashtra". Archived from the original on 2 April 2013. Retrieved 30 March 2010.
Preceded by Chief Minister of Maharashtra
20 Nov 1962 – 24 Nov 1963
Succeeded by