Arvind Ganpat Sawant

Arvind Ganpat Sawant

Constituency: Mumbai-South

Party: Shiv Sena

Father's Name: Shri Ganpat Pandurang Sawant

Mother's Name: Smt. Aashalata Ganpat Sawant

Date of Birth: Monday, December 31, 1951

Birth Place: Kumbhavade, Distt. Sindhudurg (Maharashtra)

Anniversary Date: Tuesday, May 25, 1982

Spouse Name: Smt. Anuya Arvind Sawant

SONS: 1

DAUGHTERS: 1

State Name: Maharashtra

Permanent Address: 3/87, Mithibai Bldg., Aacharya Donde Marg, Sewree, Mumbai-400015, MaharashtraTel : (022) 24163600, 09869004488 (M) Fax : (022) 24166000

Present Address: 702, Narmada Apartment,DR. B.D. Marg,New Delhi-110 00109969004488 (M)

Email Id: arvind[dot]sawant[at]sansad[dot]nic[dot]in arvindsawantg[at]gmail[dot]com

Education Qualifications: Passed Jr. B.Sc. Educated at Bhavan s College; Andheri, Mumbai

Countries Visited: China, Europe (England, Belgium, France, Germany, Netherlands) Malaysia and Thailand

Positions Held: 1996 - 2010 Member, Maharashtra Legislative Council
May, 2014 Elected to 16th Lok Sabha
14 Aug. 2014 onwards Member, Estimates Committee
1 Sep. 2014 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
3 July 2015 Member, Sub Committee-II, Committee on Estimates

OTHER INFO: * President, (i) Mahanagar Telephone Kamgar Sangh for the last more than 25 years (ii) Maharashtra State Transport Kamgar Sena (iii) MTNL Sthaniya Lokdhikar Samittee; (i) Mahanagar Telephone Nigam Trade Union (ii) Employees of State Transport; Trustee, Shivai Trust * As a champion of the working class, he succeded in making two outstanding wage agreements for MTNL employees without resorting to strikes or agitation and achieved a major demand of Govt. Pension to MTNL employees. * He was conferred the <i>Best Orator</i> Award by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association for his speeches in the Maharashtra Legislative Council.