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Balasaheb Thorat

Indian politician, agricultural cooperative and reforestation movement founder

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Balasaheb Thorat: Indian politician, agricultural cooperative and reforestation movement founder
Balasaheb Bhausaheb Thorat, is an Indian National Congress legislator. He is well known in the cooperative movement, as the founder of the Milk Cooperative, and former president of the Sangamner District and State Cooperative Bank.

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Congress to hold online agitation on May 28 for poor

The Congress will on Thursday hold an agitation through social media demanding monetary aid from the Centre for people from the unorganised sector in line with the 'Nyay' scheme proposed by the party..
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BJP leaders trying to destabilise Maharashtra government: Congress

BJP leaders in Maharashtra are trying to destabilise the ruling dispensation for power, but there is no reason to worry, state Congress president Balasaheb Thorat said on Tuesday. The Congress is one..
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Congress paves way for Uddhav Thackeray to become MLC unopposed, withdraws nominee

Sena had sent a message to Balasaheb Thorat to withdraw the party's second candidate.
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Such pinpricks will sow division among allies: Mallikarjun Kharge on Sanjay Raut

On Thursday, Kharge said he telephoned Maharashtra Congress chief and state revenue minister Balasaheb Thorat to convey this advice-message to Shiv Sena leadership. As a result, Raut expressed regret..
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CAA won't be implemented in Maharashtra: Revenue minister Balasaheb Thorat

Addressing a press conference here, Thorat said: "Anti-CAA protests are being held across the country.The Congress party is extending full support to the people as the Act is against the Constitution.
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Discontent in Congress grows as NCP gets key portfolios

A day after Uddhav Thackeray allotted portfolios to his ministers, discontent brewed among Congress members over "the raw deal" meted out to them. A section of NCP ministers too are unhappy at being..
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Discontent in Congress over 'raw deal' in portfolio allocation

The Maharashtra Congress is facing discontent over allocation of portfolios, with leaders blaming state unit chief Balasaheb Thorat for the party getting a "raw deal" as compared to the Shiv Sena and..
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On Day 1, parties fish for plum posts, Congress demands more

A day after former chief minister Prithviraj Chavan declined to accept the speaker's post, Congress on Thursday staked claim to the deputy CM's post and demanded an additional cabinet berth. Prithviraj..
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Confident Cong-NCP-Shiv Sena will give stable govt: Sonia Gandhi

Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Thursday expressed confidence that the Congress-NCP-Shiv Sena combine will provide Maharashtra a stable and responsive government. Gandhi made the remarks in a letter..
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Sonia Gandhi appoints Balasaheb Thorat as CLP leader in Maharashtra


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Uddhav Thackeray likely to take oath as Maha CM on Dec 1; NCP's Jayant Patil, Cong's Balasaheb Thorat to be his deputies

A joint meeting of Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress MLAs is scheduled in the evening where Thackeray is likely to be elected the legislative party leader.
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Balasaheb Thorat elected Maharashtra Congress legislature unit leader

Maharashtra Congress President Balasaheb Thorat has been elected as the party's legislature wing leader, the Congress said on Tuesday. "The Congress president (Sonia Gandhi) has approved the name of..
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3-party front goes to governor, stakes claim

Shiv Sena, NCP and Congress party submitted a letter to the governor of Maharashtra staking claim to form government. The letter was signed by state NCP president Jayant Patil, his Congress counterpart..
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Ajit Pawar, Congress' Balasaheb Thorat for deputy CMs?


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Talks on in right direction: Uddhav Thackeray after meeting Cong leaders

Shiv Sena president Uddhav Thackeray said talks over government formation in Maharashtra were progressing in the "right direction" and a decision will be taken at an appropriate time. Thackeray said..
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Amid BJP-Sena power tussle in Maharashtra, NCP-Congress delegation meets Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari

Senior leaders of the two parties, including NCP's Ajit Pawar and Congress' Maharashtra unit president Balasaheb Thorat, were part of the delegation.
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Maharashtra Assembly Polls: Fearing EVM tampering, Congress demands jammers around strong room

In a letter addressed to the poll body, Balasaheb Thorat has demanded jammers for all assembly constituencies until the process of counting is over.
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Congress to contest more seats than NCP in Maharashtra

In a meeting between the two partners, it was decided that Congress will contest 135-138 seats and NCP 122-125 seats, leaving the remaining seats for smaller parties. State Congress president Balasaheb..
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Maharashtra: Opposition demands loan waiver for farmers in flood-hit region

The Maharashtra Congress party delegations under the leadership of its president Balasaheb Thorat met the chief minister Devendra Fadnavis with the charter of demands.
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Congress-NCP may join hands with minority & backward sections ahead of Maharashtra polls

According to the sources, the Maharashtra Congress president Balasaheb Thorat had meeting with the divided fractions of the Vanchit Bahujan Aghadi recently, led by Marathi author Laxman Mane and..
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Maharashtra polls: Opposition raises pitch on EVMs, bats for ballot papers

A clutch of opposition leaders, key among them state Congress chief Balasaheb Thorat, MNS president Raj Thackeray and NCP's Ajit Pawar, held a joint press conference here over the EVM issue. They..
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Balasaheb Thorat appointed new Maharashtra Congress chief replacing Ashok Chavan

The Congress on Saturday made organisational changes in its Maharashtra unit in view of upcoming assembly polls and appointed senior state leader Balasaheb Thorat as the state party chief.
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Balasaheb Thorat appointed Congress's Maharashtra chief

Balasaheb Thorat was on Saturday appointed president of the Congress's Maharashtra unit. "Congress president has approved the proposal of appointment of Balasaheb Thorat as president of the Maharashtra..
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Infighting plagues Maharashtra Congress

Two weeks back, the party appointed Balasaheb Thorat as leader of the Congress Legislative Party (CLP) and Vijay Wadettiwar as leader of the Opposition, a move that was seen as more of a compromise..
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Balasaheb Thorat gets Congress Legislative Party reins, Vijay Wadettiwar becomes Leader of Opposition

Thorat has been appointed in place of former CLP Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil
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