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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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725 news items

Times of India
Wed, 27 Apr 2016 15:07:30 -0700

Saoner MLA Sunil Kedar in May 2013 had lodged a complaint with the then revenue minister Balasaheb Thorat regarding land grabbing and illegal land use by MAICS, located off Bhandara Road. The minister had directed the divisional commissioner in July ...


Tue, 19 Apr 2016 08:11:15 -0700

She is young, energetic Minister," former minister Balasaheb Thorat said. Ms Munde, who is Rural Development Minister, came under the line of fire from across the political spectrum for clicking selfie while she was at a village in drought-hit Latur on ...
Times of India
Sun, 24 Apr 2016 12:30:00 -0700

Senior Congress leader and former revenue minister Balasaheb Thorat, one of the most honest politicians in the state, has come to her rescue, saying it was unfortunate that Pankaja was being targeted over selfie. Says Thorat, one must take into ...

Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & Analysis
Sat, 02 Apr 2016 07:41:05 -0700

Congress heavyweight Balasaheb Thorat (erstwhile revenue and agriculture minister of the state) who owns the factory wondered why it was being singled out. "Sugarcane has been grown on two lakh hectares in Marathwada and about a lakh hectares in ...
Times of India
Fri, 08 Apr 2016 15:07:30 -0700

"I don't make more than Rs6,000 to 8,000 a month," said Balasaheb Thorat, who works as a melter. The artisans are also worried that ultimately they will have to face the taxman's brunt. "Considerable quantities of gold is kept in our premises for job work.

Daily News & Analysis

Daily News & Analysis
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 01:45:03 -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,.

Economic Times

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 ...
Times of India
Sat, 23 Aug 2014 11:36:05 -0700

MUMBAI: A Shiv Sena activist threw ink on revenue minister Balasaheb Thorat at Rajapur in Sangamner taluka of Ahmadnagar district on Saturday, the second such incident this month. After the ink attack, there was a total bandh in Sangamner, which is ...

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