Prakash Yashwant Ambedkar

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Prakash Ambedkar
Prakash Ambedkar.jpg
Member of Parliament
In office
1998 to 1999, 1999 to 2004
Preceded by Bhausaheb Phundkar
Succeeded by Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre
Constituency Akola (Lok Sabha constituency)
Personal details
Born 10 May 1954 (age 64)
Bombay, Bombay State, India
Political party Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh
Spouse(s) Anjali Maydeo
Children Sujat Ambedkar

Prakash Yashwant Ambedkar (born 10 May 1954), popularly known as Balasaheb Ambedkar, is an Indian politician and lawyer. He is national leader of political party called Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh (BBM). [2] He is the grandson of Bharat Ratna Dr. B. R. Ambedkar.[3][4] He was a member of the 13th Lok Sabha of India.[5] He has twice represented the Lok Sabha constituency of Akola, Maharashtra, India.[5] He has served in both houses of the Indian Parliament.[2][5] His younger brother Anandraj Ambedkar is also a politician.

Handled Issues:

Organized different mass rallies at national level after on riddles march case, Rohith vemula murder case, Ambedkar bhavan demolition case, Unna Dalit atrocity case and Bhima Koregaon Violance case.


In Marathi

  • Ambedkari Chalval Sampli Ahe
  • Andheri Nagari Chaupat Raja
  • Maharashtracha Uddyacha Mukhyamantri Varkari ani Varkarich

Positions held[edit]

Ambedkar has held following positions,[6]

  • 1990-96: Nominated Member, Rajya Sabha from 18-9-1990 to 17-9-1996.[7]
  • 1992-96: Member, Committee on Rules
  • 1993-96: Member, Committee on Communications
  • 1998: Elected to 12th Lok Sabha
  • 1998-99: Member, Committee on Food, Civil Supplies and Public Distribution; Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development
  • 1999: Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term);Leader, Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
  • 1999-2000: Member, Committee on Energy
  • 2000-present: Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways


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