Sunil Tatkare

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Sunil Tatkare was water resources minister of Maharashtra.[1] He is a leader of Nationalist Congress Party and was elected to Maharashtra Legislative Assembly from Shrivardhan (Vidhan Sabha constituency).The Anti-Corruption Bureau has sought the state government's okay to launch an "open inquiry" against him over allegations of land grab and disproportionate assets.[2] Enforcement Directorate had started probe against him in assets case.[3]

He was born in Kolad on 10 July 1955 and studied up to Inter science from Ferguson college in Pune. He worked as government road contractor before joining Indian National Congress in 1984. In 1995 he became MLA on congress party's ticket.

He was made Minister of Food and Civil Supplies in 2004. In 2008, he was appointed Energy minister and in 2009 Finance Minister.