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Gurudas Kamat Biography,Wiki,Family,Political Life,Death and Images

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Gurudas Kamat

Gurudas Kamat:

Gurudas Kamat ,born on 5th October was an Indian politician from the Indian National Congress(INC).

His Political Life:

Gurudas Kamat was a senior politician from grand old party Indian National Congress party. He was a Member of the Parliament for the Mumbai North West constituency of Maharashtra in 2009 and Mumbai North East constituency of Maharashtra in 1984, 1991, 1998 and 2004.

He was Union Minister of State for Home Affairs with an additional charge of the Communications and Information Technology ministry from 2009 to 2011.He was also a former president of the Mumbai Regional Congress Committee.

In July 2011, he resigned as the minister.Despite his insistence on resignation, the Party continues to acknowledge him as the General Secretary of AICC.

Early Life,Education and His Family:

Kamat was an Advocate by profession,He was a Commerce graduate from the RA Podar College in Mumbai and also had a law degree from the Government Law College in Mumbai.

Gurudas Kamt was born on 5th October 1954 in Ankola village Distt.North  Kanara(Karnataka).his father’s name is Shri Vasant Anandrao Kamat.He got married on 11th may,1981 to Smt. Maharookh Gurudas Kamat with whom he has a son whose name is Sunil and he is a doctor, an intensivist and a Fellow by profession at Sloan kettering Memorial,New York City.

Gurudas Kamat Death:

Gurudas Kamat ,Senior Congress leader and former MP passed away at a hospital in Chanakyapuri in Delhi on Wednesday 22nd August in morning after suffering from a heart attack. He was 63 years old.

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Gurudas Kamat Biography,Wiki,Family,Political Life,Death and Images:

Name Shri Gurudas Kamat
Constituency from which I am elected Mumbai-North-West
Father’s Name Shri Vasant Anandrao Kamat
Mother’s Name
Date of Birth 05 Oct 1954
Birth Place Vill. Ankola, Distt. North Kanara (Karnataka)
Maritial Status Married
Date of Marriage 11 May 1981
Spouse Name Smt. Maharookh Gurudas Kamat
No. of Children No.of Sons:1   No.of Daughters:0
State Name Maharashtra
Party Name Indian National Congress
Permanent Address “Gaurinandan“, 5th Road, Near Acharya Garden,Chembur, Mumbai – 400 071, MaharashtraTel. (022) 25212727
Present Address 19, G.R.G. Road,New Delhi – 110 011Tels. (011) 23372246, 23372247, 23092073, 23093549 (O) 23094646, 23094141 (R), 9820062727 (M) Fax. (011) 23092626 (R), 23094054 (O)
Email id
Educational Qualifications B.Com., LL.B., M.B.A. Educated at R.A. Podar College of Commerce and Economics and Government Law College, Mumbai,Maharashtra
Positions Held
1976-80 President, National Students` Union of India (N.S.U.I.)
1984 Elected to 8th Lok Sabha
1984-87 President, Maharashtra Pradesh Youth Congress
1984-89 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
1987-88 President, Indian Youth Congress
1987-89 Member, Joint Committee on Railways Bill
1991 Re-elected to 10th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1991-96 Member, Committee on Industries
Member, Railway Convention Committee
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
1997 – 2003 Vice-President, Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1998-99 Member, Committee on Petitions
Member, Committee on Petroleum and Chemicals
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance
2003 – 2008 President, Mumbai Congress
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (4th term)
2004-2006 Member, Committee on Finance
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
Member, Committee on Official Language
2005-2009 Member, Ethics Committee
2006-2009 Chairman, Committee on Energy
2006 onwards Chairman, Indo-UK Parliamentary Association
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (5th term)
2009 -19 July 2011 Union Minister of State, Communications and Information Technology
19 Jan 2011-19 July Union Minister of State, Home Affairs
Social and Cultural Activities Actively engaged in combating corruption, social evils and communal elements
Special Interests Social work
Sports and Clubs Badminton, table-tennis and cricket; Member (i) Maharashtra State Sports Council; (ii) Khar Gymkhana; (iii) Chembur Gymkhana; (iv) CCI; (v) India Habitat Centre, New Delhi; (vi) United Servies Club, Mumbai; and (vii) Delhi Golf Club
Favourite Pastimes and Recreation Reading and sports
Countries Visited Widely travelled; most of Europe, China, South East Asia, U.S.A.; represented India at the International Youth Convention, Moscow, 1985 and at the United Nations, New York, 1994; nominated by Hon. Prime Minister to the “International Conference on Federalism”, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, 13 – 16 Dec. 2010
Other Information Member, (i) Film Advisory Board of Film Censors, Government of India, 1980-84; (ii) Central Purchases Advisory Council, Government of India, 1980-83; (iii) Bombay Telephone Advisory Committee; (iv) National Shipping Board, 1985-89; and (v) Committee of Central Board of Direct Taxes, 2004

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