Former Vitality Minister of Maharashtra and senior Congress chief Nitin Raut who was injured throughout the Bharat Jodo Yatra in Telangana on Tuesday night time and admitted to a hospital is an outdated Congress hand from the state’s Vidarbha area.
Raut, 70, is a four-time Congress legislator from Nagpur North, which is a seat reserved for Scheduled Caste (SC) communities, and the get together’s most distinguished Dalit face in Maharashtra. He was injured within the brow after allegedly being pushed by policemen.
Raut was additionally among the many solely two Congress leaders together with Balasaheb Thorat who had been sworn in together with Uddhav Thackeray when the Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) authorities was shaped on November 28, 2019. Six Shiv Sena, Nationalist Congress Celebration (NCP), and Congress leaders had been sworn in together with Uddhav Thackeray.
Yesterday, in Hyderabad my father fainted throughout Bharat jodo yatra. He has acquired a small harm on his head. I hope he will get nicely quickly and joins the Mass motion when it reaches Maharashtra.@NitinRaut_INC pic.twitter.com/X0Su2v1Upd
— Deeksha Nitin Raut (@DeekshaNRaut) November 2, 2022
Raut lower his tooth in governance as Minister of State for Dwelling, Central Excise and Labour within the Ashok Chavan authorities in 2008 after Vilasrao Deshmukh stepped down as Chief Minister following the 26/11 terror assault in Mumbai. He turned a Cupboard Minister when Chavan returned as Chief Minister following the 2009 election. He was made Minister for Animal Husbandry and Dairy Growth initially and was later shifted to the Employment Assure Scheme and Water Conservation Ministry.
Cementing his place because the get together’s distinguished Dalit chief in Maharashtra, former Congress president Rahul Gandhi appointed him the get together’s SC Cell president in 2018. Raut is taken into account to be within the good books of each Rahul and Sonia Gandhi.
Raut first gained from Nagpur North in 1999. He misplaced to the BJP’s Milind Mane in 2014, his solely defeat thus far. He is likely one of the two MLAs, the opposite being Vikas Thakre (Nagpur West), to breach the BJP’s seemingly invincible Nagpur fortress and is understood for his good relations with many leaders from different events, together with Nitin Gadkari of the BJP. Raut holds a doctorate on Ambedkar’s ideas on the inhabitants drawback.
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