|Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises|
May 26, 2014
|Prime Minister||Narendra Modi|
|Preceded by||Praful Patel|
|Minister of Power|
26th Aug 2002 – 21st May 2004
|Preceded by||Suresh Prabhu|
|Succeeded by||Sushilkumar Shinde|
|Member of Parliament|
|Preceded by||Govindrao Nikam|
|Succeeded by||Constituency abolished|
|Member of Parliament|
|Preceded by||Constituency created|
|Born||2 June 1951
|Political party||Shiv Sena|
|Spouse(s)||Late Smt. Ashwinee Geete|
|As of May, 2014
Anant Gangaram Geete (Marathi: अनंत गंगाराम गीते) (born 2 June 1951 in Tisangi, a village in Ratnagiri District) is an Indian politician and a member of the Shiv Sena (SS) political party in Maharashtra, India. He is a member of parliament of India (16th Lok Sabha) and currently represents the Raigad constituency in Maharashtra. He is currently the Union Cabinet Minister for Heavy Industries and Public Sector Enterprises. He is also a former Union Cabinet Minister for Power (Aug 2002 to May 2004).
He was elected six times to the Lok Sabha. In the 2009 general election, he defeated the then sitting MP and former Cabinet Minister A.R.Antulay, by a margin of 145,000 votes to win from the Raigad, Maharashtra. In the2014 general election, he held his seat in Raigad by a margin of 2,110 votes over nearest rival, Sunil Tatkare who was then the Minister for Water Resources in Maharashtra. He has earlier represented the Ratnagiri constituency in Maharashtra for four terms from 11th Lok Sabha to 14th Lok Sabha.
On 17 May 2014, Mr. Geete was formally elected as the leader of the Shiv Sena Parliamentary Party, taking into consideration his seniority in the Loksabha and past experience as an MP and a Union Minister.
He was born in Ratnagiri district, Maharashtra.
Positions held in Public life
|1985–92||Councillor, Municipal Corporation, Mumbai|
|1990–92||Chairman, Standing Committee on Mumnicipal Corporation Mumbai|
|1996||Elected to 11th Lok Sabha from Ratnagiri (1st term).
Chief Whip, Shiv Sena Parliamentary party
|1996–98||Member, Committee on Urban and Rural Development|
|1998||Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term)|
|1998–99||Member, Committee on External Affairs and its Sub-Committee-III.
Member Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resouirce Development
|1999||Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term).
Leader, Shiv Sena Parliamentary Party
|1999–2000||Chairman, Committee on Urban and Rural Development. Member, Business Advisory Committee.
Member, General Purposes Committee. Member, Railway Convention Committee.
|1999–2001||Member, Committee on Estimates|
|2000–2002||Member, Consultative Committee. Ministry of Civil Aviation|
|Jul–Aug 2002||Union Minister of State, Ministry of Finance, Banking and Expenditure|
|Aug 2002 – May 2004||Union Cabinet Minister, Power|
|2004||Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (4th term)
Member, General Purposes Committee. Chairman, Committee on Chemicals and Fertilizers
Member, Committee on Petitions
|Aug 2007 onwards||Chairman, Committee on Chemicals & Fertilizers|
|2009||Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (5th term)
Leader, Shiv Sena Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
|23 Sep 2009||Chairman, Committee on Petitions
Member, Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs & Publlic Distribution. Member, Business Advisory Committee
|Member, Konkan Railway Users’ Consultative Committee|
|2014||Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (6th term)|
|28 May 2014||Union Cabinet Minister, Heavy Industries & Public Sector Enterprises|
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