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Yashwantrao Chavan

Yashwantrao Chavan
Personal data
Political partyIndian National Congress (Before 1977; 1981 1984)
Other partyIndian National Congress-Urs (1977)
Janata Party (1977 1978)
Indian National Congress-Socialist (1978 1981)
Alma materUniversity of Mumbai
Prime ministerCharan Singh
Prime ministerCharan Singh
Prime ministerIndira Gandhi
Prime ministerIndira Gandhi
Minister of Defence
In office14 November 1962 - 14 November 1966
Prime ministerJawaharlal Nehru
Gulzarilal Nanda (Acting)
Lal Bahadur Shastri
Gulzarilal Nanda (Acting)
Indira Gandhi
Succeeded bySardar Swaran Singh
Preceded byJawaharlal Nehru
GovernorSri Prakasa
Paramasiva Subbarayan
Vijaya Lakshmi Pandit

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Yashwantrao Balwantrao Chavan (12 March 1913 - 25 November 1984) was the first Chief Minister of Maharashtra after the division of Bombay State and the fifth Deputy Prime Minister of India. He was a strong Congress leader, Cooperative leader, social activist and writer. He was popularly known as Leader of Common People. He advocated socialist democracy in his speeches and articles and was instrumental in establishing co-operatives in Maharashtra for the betterment of the farmers.

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NCP''s Sule seeks separate road safety policy in Maharashtra - Tweet this news, one of the trustees of -Yashwantrao Chavan- Pratisthan, said the state too should have a separate road safety policy on the lines of that in Orissa and Andhra Pradesh.According to her, the state reports a large number of road accidents - Date : Tue, 14 Jun 2011 18:15:12 GMT+00:00
Free aids for physically challenged - Times of India Tweet this news
Times of India--The initiative will be conducted by BKS and Mumbai-based non governmental organisation like Aarogya Seva and -Yashwantrao Chavan- Pratishthan. The camp will be held on June 4 and 5, between 9.30 and 3 pm. Volunteers from these organization - Date : Sat, 28 May 2011 11:51:13 GMT+00:00
Question shock for SYBA pupils - Times of India Tweet this news
Times of India--Around 900 SYBA students from the city who were appearing for their English literature exam from -Yashwantrao Chavan- Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) were asked to attempt questions from a novel that they were told was omitted from the - Date : Sat, 28 May 2011 22:36:44 GMT+00:00
Many PCMC projects wait for Ajit Pawar - Times of India Tweet this news
Times of India--The projects include the yet-to-be-started Empire Estate flyover and central library, the Ravet Sewage Treatment Plant (STP), a day care centre for senior citizens and the MRI scan centre at -Yashwantrao Chavan- Memorial (YCM) hospital. .. - Date : Sun, 17 Apr 2011 21:28:25 GMT+00:00
Pune's YCMOU to start courses for weaker sections - Daily News & Analysis Tweet this news
Daily News & Analysis--The -Yashwantrao Chavan- Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU) is going to start innovative courses for the weaker sections of society. The certificate courses, which would be of three to six months duration, will kick off from Ju - Date : Tue, 19 Apr 2011 03:02:53 GMT+00:00
Seminar on leprosy from April 19 in Pune - Daily News & Analysis Tweet this news
Daily News & Analysis--The seminar, to be held at the -Yashwantrao Chavan- Academy of Development Administration (Yashada), will be inaugurated by former high court judge T Singerwal. Dr Mohan Gupte, director, ILU, said, “There is lot of stigma atta - Date : Sun, 17 Apr 2011 06:54:20 GMT+00:00
'Baba was and will always be the greatest singer' - Times of India Tweet this news
Times of India--She was addressing the audience during a glittering ceremony on Wednesday at the -Yashwantrao Chavan- auditorium. Mangeshkar recalled the memories of her father, whom she called Baba, in the presence of her siblings, Pandit Hridaynath Mang - Date : Wed, 06 Apr 2011 21:03:38 GMT+00:00
12 stray dogs caught in Pune - Daily News & Analysis Tweet this news
Daily News & Analysis--The two children were admitted to the -Yashwantrao Chavan- Memorial Hospital (YCMH). Department chief Dr Satish Gore told DNA, “We searched the areas from where we had received the complaints. The dog squad caught 12 dogs from - Date : Wed, 06 Apr 2011 10:10:58 GMT+00:00
Over 3 lakh patients treated at YCM hospital in 2010-11 - Times of India Tweet this news
Times of India--PUNE: Over the years, the -Yashwantrao Chavan- Municipal Hospital (YCMH) of the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation (PCMC) has been a major help in providing citizens with medical assistance at low costs. According to civic officials, . - Date : Mon, 04 Apr 2011 20:22:14 GMT+00:00
PCMC corporator alleges irregularities in hospital cathlab - Times of India Tweet this news
Times of India--PUNE: Pimpri-Chinchwad corporator Varsha Madigeri on Wednesday alleged that the Pimpri-Chinchwad Municipal Corporation had suffered financial losses due to irregularities in the running of the cathlab at the -Yashwantrao Chavan- Memorial H - Date : Wed, 09 Mar 2011 22:14:37 GMT+00:00

Political offices
New officeChief Minister of Maharashtra
1960 - 1962
Succeeded by
Marotrao Kannamwar
Preceded by
Jawaharlal Nehru
Minister of Defence
1962 - 1966
Succeeded by
Sardar Swaran Singh
Preceded by
Gulzarilal Nanda
Minister of Home Affairs
1966 - 1970
Succeeded by
Indira Gandhi
Preceded by
Indira Gandhi
Minister of Finance
1971 - 1974
Succeeded by
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Preceded by
Sardar Swaran Singh
Minister of External Affairs
1974 - 1977
Succeeded by
Atal Behari Vajpayee
Preceded by
Charan Singh
Deputy Prime Minister of India
1979 - 1980
Succeeded by
Chaudhary Devi Lal
Preceded by
Jagjivan Ram
Preceded by
Morarji Desai
Minister of Home Affairs
1979 - 1980
Succeeded by
Zail Singh

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