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Anant Geete
shri Anant Geete

  • Department : Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises.
  • Constituency : Raigad
  • Party : Shiv Sena
  • Date of Birth : Saturday, June 2, 1951
  • State Name : Maharashtra
  • Permanent Address : A-5, Joshi Apartments, Lallubhai Park Road,Andheri (West), Mumbai - 400 058, MaharashtraTels. (022) 26705020, 26203131, 26706548.
  • Education Qualifications : Matriculate.
  • Present Address : 10, Raisina Road,New Delhi - 110 001Tels.(011) 23736393.
  • Email Address : geete@sansad.nic.in

About

About Anant Gangaram Geete, Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises, is a senior leader of Shiv Sena. He represents the Raigad constituency in Maharashtra. Though he is still in the Narendra Modi cabinet, his continuance in the Narendra Modi government has been the subject of much speculation because of the souring of ties between Shiv Sena and Bharatiya Janata Party. Political Career of Anant Geete Anant Geete first shot to prominence when he became Mumbai Municipal Corporation’s Councillor and completed his term from 1985 to 1992. During this tenure he also became Chairman of Municipal Corporation’s Standing Committee. Anant became Member of Parliament in the year 1996 and went on to become Shiv Sena Parliamentary Party’s Chief Whip. Till now Geete has been elected as MP six times (in the years 1996, 1998, 1999, 2004, 2009, and 2014). During his entire tenure in the parliament till now, starting from the year 1996, he has been part of several committees including Railway Convention, General Purposes, Business Advisory, Committee Urban and Rural Development, Ministry of Human Resource Development’s Consultative Committee, Committee on External Affairs, Estimates, Ministry of Civil Aviation’s Consultative Committee, Food, Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution, Business Advisory, and OBC Committee. Anant Geete became leader of the Shiv Sena Parliamentary Party in the years 1999, 2009, and 2014. He first became MoS of Ministry of Finance, Banking and Expenditure in 2002 and this tenure lasted for not even two months (July 1, 2002 to August 25, 2002). He became. However, on August 26, 2014 he became a full cabinet minister. He got the power portfolio and remained in that position up to May 2004. Anant Geete got elected for the 6th term in the recent Lok Sabha election of 2014 and was inducted in the cabinet by Narendra Modi as Union Minister of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises on May 27, 2014.   Source: http://www.elections.in/political-leaders/anant-geete.html