Department of Public Relation:Government of Madhya Pradesh

Life Sketch

Shri Om Prakash Dhurve, Minister

Father's name

Shri Dadulal Dhurve

Date of birth

May 13, 1964

Birthplace

Rusa village, district Dindori

Marital Status

Married

Wife

Smt. Jyoti Prakash Dhurve

Children

2 sons

Educational Qualification

B.Sc.

Occupation

Agriculture

Interest

Sports, social work

Permanent address

1) Mukam Post Rusa, Tah. Bajag, district Dindori (MP.)

2) Civil line, Dindori (MP.) Phone (07645) 276 076 Mobile - 9425012722

E-mail: omprakashdhurvey103@gmail.com

Local Address

Vidhayak Vishram Grih, new family block-B, room No.4, Bhopal

Brief introduction of public and political life

Shri Dhurve took active part in Zila Ghoshit Karo Andolan and courting arrests, farmers and prohibition movements, state representative of BJP. President of BJP ST Morcha and National Secretary. Dindori Zila Panchayat President, member of Karanjiya Janpad Panchayat, District President of Vanvasi Kalyan Parishad. In 1990, he was elected to 9th Vidhan Sabha and 11th Vidhan Sabha in 1998 . In year 2003, he was elected to 12th Vidhan Sabha and became Minister for Food, Civil Supplies and Consumer Protection, Social Welfare, SC and ST Welfare (except Tribal Welfare), Women and Child Development and later Tribal Welfare, Labour, Sports and Youth Welfare Minister.

He was elected to Vidhan Sabha in 2013 for the fourth time.

Shri Om Prakash Dhurve was inducted as Cabinet Minister on June 30, 2016 in the cabinet of Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan.

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