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Will propose reservation for members of VJNT in state polls, says Athawale

Athawale said, “The position of those belonging to the VJNT is worse than those from the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes. Reservation will be important for their upliftment. I will take up the matter with the Chief Minister.”

Watch: Athawale's witty speech taking dig at Rahul evokes laughter from PM Modi

Athawale, in a speech in Parliament, said the Congress had asked him to switch camps and join the UPA ahead of the Lok Sabha elections but he refused to take the offer.


Ramdas Athawale asks K Chandrasekhar Rao, Y S Jaganmohan Reddy to support NDA

The Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment said the Central government was committed to the development of both the states.

Mayawati is not married, she doesn't know what family is, says Union minister Ramdas Athawale

Athawale, a member of the BJP-led NDA, added that he respects Mayawati and she should refrain from making such statements. 

NDA minister Athawale questions ticket to Pragya, says ATS had proof

The RPI has fielded candidates from Jabalpur, Satna, Ratlam, Morena and Sidhi in Madhya Pradesh. Athawale said they would support BJP candidates in the remaining 24 seats.

Ramdas Athawale: Disagree with Sadhvi Pragya's comments on Karkare 

"If left to our party, we would not have fielded her," said Athawale.


Lok Sabha elections 2019: Ramdas Athawale invites Kumaraswamy to join hands with BJP

Asked if he would mediate between BJP and JD(S) leaders, Athawale said after the Lok Sabha elections, "we can try, because if Modi government comes, then I doubt that Kumaraswamy will be safe (as Chief Minister)".

Prakash Ambedkar should join BJP-Shiv Sena alliance: Ramdas Athawale

‘VBA will only divide votes & that will result in gains for BJP-Sena candidates’

Ramdas Athawale: Instead of indirect support, Ambedkar should join BJP-Shiv Sena alliance

Athawale said that Prakash Ambedkar's Vanchit Bahujan Agadhi will not win a single seat, as it was not possible to win elections all alone.

RPI(A) not to part ways with BJP-Sena: Ramdas Athawale

Athawale had sought two seats for the RPI(A) — one from Mumbai and the other from the remaining part of Maharashtra — citing that it was needed to keep his party workers enthused to work for the alliance.

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Idea Exchange With Ramdas Athawale

A prominent Dalit leader from Maharashtra, Ramdas Athawale has been raising the issues concerning the Dalits in the government. In this edition of Idea Exchange, he talks about the community’s issues and answers questions on how India can counter cas