Suresh Mane

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Suresh Mane
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Suresh Mane
Founder, President - BRSP Ex National General Secretary - BSP
Personal details
Born (1960-08-10) 10 August 1960 (age 60)
Satara, Maharashtra, India
Political partyBahujan Republican Socialist Party (BRSP)

Suresh Mane (born 10 August 1960) is an Indian Politician and social activist who worked for improvement and mobilization of the Bahujan Samaj (OBC, SC and ST). He joined Bahujan movement founded by Kanshi Ram. He actively participated in BAMCEF, Dalit Soshit Samaj Sangharsh Samithi (DS4) and was a founding member of Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) in 1984.

Early life[edit]

The only son of Tatoba Bala Mane and Sonabai Tatoba Mane, Mane was born in Ambedkarite, a Buddhist family at village Ghogaon, Tal, Karad, Dist. Satara in Western Maharashtra.[citation needed] He pursued primary and secondary education in his native and nearby village while helping his family in the jobs of farming and cattle rearing, before moving to Mumbai for further education and employment.[citation needed]

Although a product of Siddharth Vihar Hostel in Mumbai, Mane never became part of traditional RPI or Dalit Panther movements in Maharashtra; but was attracted to Kanshi Ram Phenomenon then operating in the name of BAMCEF and DS-4.[citation needed] On 4 January 1982, as a student activist, he spoke in the presence of Kanshi Ram, at DS-4’s conference in Kavsji Jahangir Hall, Mumbai.[citation needed] Since then he has been an activist of the Bahujan Movement, with multiple responsibilities.[citation needed]


Mane completed a Ph.D. in law with specialization in constitutional law, administrative law and criminal law from the University of Mumbai University.[citation needed] The subject of his doctoral thesis was: "The Contribution of Justic P.N. Bhagwati to the constitutional growth in India: a critical study".[citation needed] He worked in few private firms before becoming a professor in Mumbai University.[citation needed] He has been head of the law department at Mumbai University since November 1998.[citation needed]


Mane has written 11 books, 7 monograph and 65 articles published in national and international magazines and journals, including

"We Believe in Social Change"

Political career[edit]

Mane joined Indian Bahujan movement at age seventeen.[citation needed] He became a student and Youth representative when he was 22. He has worked in BAMCEF and DS-4 since 1980. He was founding member of Bahujan Samaj Party which was founded by Bahujan Nayak Kanshiram in 1984.[citation needed]

Mane was given key responsibilities as an organiser in the Bahujan Samaj party,[2] resource management and media correspondent. He was made National General Secretory of BSP.[citation needed]

Under Mayawati’s Leadership of Bahujan Samaj Party he has taken care key responsibilities as National General Secretory[3] and also the coordinator for the Southern & North East state of India Namely Tamil Nadu, Kerala,[4] Pundachery (since 2005) & North-east States (since 2006). He is also In charge of Andhra Pradesh since 2009, Telangana and Maharashtra state from 2014.[5][6][7][8]

Under Mane's leadership, BSP won two seats in the 2014 assembly election of Telangana at the assembly constituencies of Nirmal and Sirpur.[9][10] BSP has performed well in many local body election in Telangan state.[11][12] He is known for missionary work and result base politics.

On 26 June 2015 Bahujan Samaj Party National President Mayawati expelled Dr. Suresh Mane along with Maharashtra State General Secretory Kishor Gajbhiye over charges of indiscipline and Disobeying the National Leadership.[13] Dr. Suresh Mane and Kishor Gajbhiye announced their resignation from primary membership of Bahujan Samaj Party in a press conference held at Nagpur on 28 June 2015.[14]

Dr. Suresh Mane formed new political party named as Bahujan Republican Socialist Party (BRSP) on 9th Oct, 2015 on death anniversary of Bahujan Nayak Mn. Kanshiram.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "eSakal".
  2. ^ "बसपचे प्रभारी डॉ. सुरेश माने आजपासून राज्यव्यापी दौऱ्यावर - सकाळ".
  3. ^ "Mayawati is India's Obama, says Suresh Mane". The New Indian Express.
  4. ^ "BSP to Contest 20 Seats". The New Indian Express.
  5. ^ "BSP releases first list, fields ex-IAS Gajbhiye from Nagpur North". The Times of India.
  6. ^ "BSP got no seat but garnered 7.9% vote in Vid". The Times of India.
  7. ^ "BSP plans to contest all seats in Maharashtra". The Times of India.
  8. ^ "In fire and brimstone of last phase, BSP elephant plods quietly". The Indian Express.
  9. ^ "Elections in Telangana - Telangana Elections Results, News, CMs, Governors and Cabinet Ministers".
  10. ^ "Nirmal Elections Results 2014, Current MLA, Candidate List of Assembly Elections in Nirmal, Telangana".
  11. ^ Special Correspondent. "ZP polls: TDP in Seemandhra, Congress in Telangana". The Hindu.
  12. ^ "Municipal polls: Congress wiped out in Seemandhra, but makes big gains in Telangana". The Times of India.
  13. ^ "BSP expels top leaders Suresh Mane, Kishore Gajbhiye for not paying heed to Mayawati". dna india.
  14. ^ "Expelled BSP leaders may form new party in Nagpur". nyoooz.

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