Ramdas Bandu Athawale is an Indian politician from Maharashtra. He is the president of the Republican Party of India (A). Currently, he is Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment in the Narendra Modi government, and represents Maharashtra in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of India's Parliament. Previously he was the Lok Sabha MP from Pandharpur.
Union minister Ramdas Athawale on Tuesday dismissed the need for a debate on reservation in the country and said the Modi government should not be perceived as anti-dalit. Commenting on Mohan Bhagwat's.. IndiaTimes - Published
After the collapse of Congress-Janata Dal (Secular) coalition government in Karnataka, Union minister Ramdas Athawale on Saturday said similar political developments are likely to take place in.. DNA - Published
Union minister Ramdas Athawale on Wednesday left PM Narendra Modi, Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi along with other Lok Sabha members in peals of laughter by his witty remarks. He began his speech.. IndiaTimes - Published
In his congratulatory remarks after the unanimous election of Om Birla as Lok Sabha Speaker, Athawale said he is happy that Rahul got a chance to sit in Lok Sabha though as an opposition member. "I was.. IndiaTimes - Published
Addressing a press conference here, Athawale, also the chief of the Republican Party of India (A), acknowledged the strong sentiment against the contentious bill across the north east region. IndiaTimes - Published
With the government retreating from the commanding heights of the economy that it once occupied, the private sector is gradually taking over its role as an employer. Republican Party of India (RPI-A).. DNA - Published