Hari Bhau Rathod (Activist, Social Worker and Ex M.P.)

Hari Bhau Rathod is a well known Activist, Humanitarian and Social Worker. He has been fighting since the last 22 years for getting Separate reservation for Denotified and Nomadic Tribes.Denotified Tribes are those who are previously Notified as criminal by British Govt. as per criminal Tribes Act 1871, they were declared as Denotified since the Criminal Tribes Act Repeal by Govt. on 31 Aug.1952.

Constituency : Yavatmal (Maharashtra)Hari Bhau Rathod (Activist, Social Worker and Ex M.P.)Hari Bhau Rathod (Activist, Social Worker and Ex M.P.)

Party: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

Father’s Name: Shri Nasaru

Mother’s Name: Smt. Ghama

Date of Birth: 4th February, 1954

Place of Birth: Waghada, Distt. – Yavatmal(Maharashtra)

Marital Status: Married

Date of Marriage: 25th May 1980

Spouse’s Name: Smt. Malati

No. of Sons: 2

Educational Qualifications: B.Com., Govt. Diploma, Commerce & Accountancy.

Educated at: Nagpur University

Profession: Agriculturist , Social Worker

Permanent Address: Lotus, Wadagaon Road, Yavatmal (Maharashtra)

Tels. (07232) 256010, (022) 25681122 (Mumbai)

Fax: (022) 25686699

Present Address: 150, North Avenue, New Delhi – 110 001

Tels.:(011) 23092411, 23349492, 98681 80458(Mobile)

Positions Held: 1997-1999 Private Secretary to Deputy Chief Minister Shri Gopinath Munde Govt. of Maharashtra.

2004 Elected to 14th Lok Sabha

Member, Lok sabha Committee on Commerce

Member, Lok Sabha Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways

Member, Lok Sabha Consultative Committee on Surface Transport and Highways

Books Published: (i) Laban Banjara Ani Wanjari, (ii) Banjara Nayak, (iii) Upekshit Bhatkya Vimukta Samaj Ani Bhajpa (All in Marathi Language)

Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments: Producer of a Marathi serial `Navi Disha` telecast by Doordarshan Mumbai in Maharashtra; and a serial based on lives of Denotified Mumbai and Nomadic Tribes; column writer in leading Marathi Newspaper of Maharashtra like Loksatta, Samana, Sakal, Nawakal, Lokmat and Maharashtra Times.

Social And Cultural Activities: Making efforts to enhance the standard of life and facilitate setting up of a commission for providing constitutional reservation facility to Vimukta Bhatkya Samaj pleading the case constantly with the State and the Central Government.

Special Interests: Social study of Nomadic, Semi Nomadic and Denotified Tribes.

Other Information: Member, National Commission for Denotified and Nomadic Tribes, 2003-04; Deputy Accountant, 1979-1980; Divisional Accountant, 1980-82; Accounts Officer, 1982-95.

Founder President: All India Banjara Kranti Dal since 1990.