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Balasaheb Thorat
Minister of Revenue, and Khar Lands of Maharashtra State  India
Preceded by Narayan Rane
Constituency Sangamner (Vidhan Sabha constituency)
Personal details
Born 07 Feb 1953
Jorve, Sangamner Taluka of Ahmednagar, Maharashtra
Residence Sangamner Dist Ahmednagar

Balasaheb Bhausaheb Thorat (Marathi: बाळासाहेब भाऊसाहेब थोरात) (7 Feb 1953), is a leader of farmers and 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. He is recognized for his constructive work in Sangamner taluka and Akole taluka. He has founded cooperative educational institutions in Sangamner. Previously, he served as Minister of Agriculture and as Minister of Revenue, and Khar Lands in the Government of Maharashtra.[1]


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254 news items


Times of India
Fri, 14 Aug 2015 07:37:30 -0700

MUMBAI: Bombay High Court on Friday struck down an order of former State Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat taking back land allotted for a cricket academy at Bandra (east) and directed a fresh hearing to decide if allotment was correctly made. A bench ...
Economic Times
Mon, 08 Dec 2014 02:41:15 -0800

MUMBAI: Former Maharashtra minister Balasaheb Thorat today opposed release of water from reservoirs in Ahmednagar and Nashik districts into the Jayakwadi dam in Marathwada region. "We feel that water from western Maharashtra and Konkan should be ...

Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & Analysis
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 01:44:10 -0700

Shiv Sena protesters on Saturday threw ink on Maharashtra Revenue Minister Balasaheb Thorat in Ahmednagar district. The incident occurred while he was getting into his car after inaugurating developmental projects in Rajapar in Sangamner taluka,.

Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & Analysis
Wed, 18 Jun 2014 02:08:40 -0700

Chief minister of Maharashtra Prithviraj Chavan appears to be on his way out. The change may take place in the next 48 hours, according to reliable sources. Three Congress leaders are the front-runners for the hot seat. They are – Balasaheb Thorat (61 ...
Times of India
Wed, 29 Jan 2014 15:03:45 -0800

AURANGABAD: Aurangabad guardian minister, Balasaheb Thorat, inaugurated the Rajiv Gandhi Health card distribution from post offices on Republic Day. After the launch of the Rajiv Gandhi Jeevandayi Arogya Yojana (RGJAY) on November 21, 2013, the ...

The Hindu

The Hindu
Thu, 06 Nov 2014 11:19:40 -0800

Former ministers Balasaheb Thorat and Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil have emerged as front-runners after legislators met with the party's central observer, senior leader Mallikarjun Kharge. However, the party has left the decision to Congress president Sonia ...
Times of India
Thu, 07 May 2015 11:11:21 -0700

MUMBAI: Nearly a month after a humiliating defeat in the Bandra by-election, controversial Congress leader and former industries minister Narayan Rane has retained control over the Sindhudurg district central cooperative bank. In state politics ...

The Indian Express

The Indian Express
Thu, 07 May 2015 12:53:07 -0700

In Ahmednagar, traditional rivals Vikhe-Patil and former minister Balasaheb Thorat were pitted against each other. Vikhe-Patil lost to Thorat's panel that won 11 posts against Vikhe-Patil's ten. Former senior Congress minister Patangrao Kadam, a ...

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