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Anil Deshmukh

Mr. Anil Vasantrao Deshmukh currently serves as the Minister of Food and Civil Supplies Works in the Government of Maharashtra state, India.[1] He has represented Katol, Nagpur district on behalf of the Nationalist Congress Party in Maharashtra Legislative Assembly from 1995.[2][3]

Political career

He has been an undefeated cabinet minister in the Indian state of Maharashtra for a record 5 times since 1995, even during Shiv Sena Government. He had served as chairman of Nagpur Zila Parishad during initial years of his political career. He holds a master of science degree in Agriculture from Nagpur University.[4]

He is an alumnus of The College of Agriculture, Nagpur. This college has now shifted affiliation to Dr. Punjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapith (agricultural university), Akola. He hails from a village Vad Vihira, which is near Katol in the Nagpur district.

Personal life

He lost his father Vasantrao Deshmukh, a rich farmer during childhood. He was brought up by his uncle. He has done his schooling from Katol Highschool, Katol. He is married to Mrs. Aarti Deshmukh and they two sons and a daughter. His daughter is MBBS. His elder son Salil is an active politician. He is district level chairman of Nationalist Congress party.

Preceded by
Minister of Food and Civil Supplies
7 November 2009 –
Succeeded by


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