Jaywantrao Awale

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Jaywant Gangaram Awale
Preceded by Rupatai Patil Nilangekar
Succeeded by Sunil Gaikwad
Constituency Latur
Minister of Social Justice, Government of Maharashtra
In office
Succeeded by Chandrakant Handore
Constituency Vadgaon
Personal details
Born (1940-07-06) 6 July 1940 (age 78)
Political party Indian National Congress
Spouse(s) Shakuntala
Children Two sons, and two daughters

Jaywant Gangaram Awale (born (1940-07-06)6 July 1940, Ichalkaranji) was a member of the 15th Lok Sabha of India. He represented Latur constituency of Maharashtra and is a member of the Indian National Congress political party.

Political career

He started his political career in Ichalkaranji. He served as an M.L.A. for five times in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly from Vadgaon Vidhan Sabha Constituency from 1980–2004, winning elections in 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995 and 1999.[1] He was made Minister of Social Justice in November 1999 in the Vilasrao Deshmukh government. He is currently[when?] working as an Executive president of Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee. Awale is also serving as a member of Maharashtra State Co-Operative Bank.

Awale went to jail in 1978 in a Jail Bharo Andolan under the leadership of late Indira Gandhi.[clarification needed]


  1. ^ "State Elections 2004 - Partywise Comparison for 279-Vadgaon Constituency of Maharashtra". eci.nic.in.
Preceded by
Rupatai Patil Nilangekar
15th Lok Sabha
16 May 2009 - 19 May 2014
Succeeded by
Sunil Gaikwad

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