18 Notable alumni of
Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University

Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University is 1388th in the world, 304th in Asia, and 34th in India by aggregated alumni prominence. Below is the list of 18 notable alumni from Rashtrasant Tukadoji Maharaj Nagpur University sorted by their wiki pages popularity. The directory includes famous graduates and former students along with research and academic staff.

  1. P. V. Narasimha Rao

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    P. V. Narasimha Rao
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    India Flag India
    Years
    1921-2004 (aged 83)
    Occupations
    politiciannovelistfreedom fighterpoet
    Biography

    Pamulaparthi Venkata Narasimha Rao was an Indian lawyer and politician who served as the 9th Prime Minister of India from 1991 to 1996. His ascendancy to the prime ministership was politically significant in that he was the second holder of this office from a non-Hindi-speaking region and the first from South India. He led an important administration, overseeing a major economic transformation and several home incidents affecting national security of India. Rao, who held the Industries portfolio, was personally responsible for the dismantling of the Licence Raj, as this came under the purview of the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, reversing the socialist policies of Rajiv Gandhi's government. He is often referred to as the "Father of Indian Economic Reforms". Future prime ministers Atal Bihari Vajpayee and Manmohan Singh continued the economic reform policies pioneered by Rao's government. He employed Dr. Manmohan Singh as his Finance Minister to embark on historic economic transition. With Rao's mandate, Dr. Manmohan Singh launched India's globalisation angle of the reforms that implemented the International Monetary Fund (IMF) policies to rescue the almost bankrupt nation from economic collapse. Rao was also referred to as Chanakya for his ability to steer economic and political legislation through the parliament at a time when he headed a minority government.

  2. Nitin Gadkari

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    Nitin Gadkari
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    1957-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Nitin Jairam Gadkari is an Indian politician and businessman from Maharashtra who is the current Minister for Road Transport & Highways and the Minister of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises in the Government of India. Gadkari earlier served as the President of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) from 2009 to 2013. He is also known for his work as the Public Works Department Minister of the State of Maharashtra, where, under his leadership, a series of roads, highways and flyovers across the state were constructed – including the Mumbai-Pune Expressway, India's first six-lane concrete, high-speed expressway. Gadkari is closely associated with the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), which is headquartered in his home constituency of Nagpur. He currently represents the Nagpur constituency in the Lok Sabha, and is a lawyer and industrialist by occupation.

  3. Shrikant Jichkar

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    Shrikant Jichkar
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    Years
    1954-2004 (aged 50)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Shrikant Jichkar was known as the most qualified person in India. He obtained 20 degrees after appearing for 42 university examinations. He was also a politician, known to be elected as the youngest MLA in the country, at age 26.

  4. Sharad Arvind Bobde

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    Sharad Arvind Bobde
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    India Flag India
    Years
    1956-.. (age 65)
    Occupations
    judge
    Biography

    Sharad Arvind Bobde is an Indian Judge who served as the 47th Chief Justice of India from 18 November 2019 to April 23 2021.

  5. Madhukar Dattatraya Deoras

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    Madhukar Dattatraya Deoras
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    1915-1996 (aged 81)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Madhukar Dattatraya Deoras 11 December 1915 – 17 June 1996), popularly known as Balasaheb Deoras, was the third Sarsanghchalak of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh.

  6. Mukul Wasnik

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    Mukul Wasnik
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    1959-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Mukul Balkrishna Wasnik is an Indian Politician. He was the Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India. He represented the Ramtek constituency of Maharashtra from 2009 to 2014. He is a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) political party. He is also a General Secretary of the All India Congress Committee.

  7. Nitin Raut

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    Nitin Raut
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    Years
    1952-.. (age 69)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Dr. Nitin Kashinath Raut is an Indian politician and social activist from Maharashtra. He is currently serving as a Cabinet minister in the Uddhav Thackeray ministry, Government of Maharashtra. He is the Working President of the Indian National Congress party Maharashtra and Chairman AICC for SC Department. He was the Cabinet Minister of Employment Guarantee and Water Conservation in the Government of Maharashtra, India until 2014.

  8. Frank Anthony

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    Frank Anthony
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    Years
    1908-1993 (aged 85)
    Occupations
    lawyerpolitician
    Biography

    Frank Anthony was a prominent leader of the Anglo-Indian community in India, and was until his death their nominated representative in the Parliament of India except 6th and 9th Lok Sabha. He served as the president of the All India Anglo-Indian Association.

  9. Ardhendu Bhushan Bardhan

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    Ardhendu Bhushan Bardhan
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    Bangladesh Flag Bangladesh
    Years
    1924-2016 (aged 92)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ardhendu Bhushan Bardhan or A. B. Bardhan, was a freedom fighter, trade union leader and the former general secretary of the Communist Party of India (CPI), one of the oldest political parties in India.

  10. Ramkrishnan Suryabhan Gavai

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    Ramkrishnan Suryabhan Gavai
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    1929-2015 (aged 86)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Ramkrishna Suryabhan Gavai, popularly known as Dadasaheb Gavai, was an Indian politician, social activist, senior leader of the Ambedkarite movement, and founder of the Republican Party of India (Gavai). He was the President of Ambedkar's ideological party Republican Party of India, through this party, he did many works in political and social fields. Gavai also worked with Babasaheb Ambedkar, a polymath and the father of the republic India. He was the Governor of the three states of Bihar, Sikkim and Kerala, as well as He has served in both houses of the Indian Parliament, the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha. Gavai was a 30-year member (MLC) of the Maharashtra Legislative Council during which he had served on the posts of the Chairman, the Deputy Chairman, and the Opposition leader of the Council.

  11. Basanta Choudhury

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    Basanta Choudhury
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    1928-2000 (aged 72)
    Occupations
    actorfilm actor
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    Basanta Choudhury was an Indian actor in Bengali and Hindi films. He worked with directors Asit Sen, Rajen Tarafdar, Ajay Kar and Bijay Bose, often in leading roles. He is a former Sheriff of Kolkata.

  12. Ranjeet Deshmukh

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    Ranjeet Deshmukh
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    politician
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    'Ranjeet Deshmukh, who has served as the agriculture minister in the Vilasrao Deshmukh cabinet between 1999-2004, had also held other portfolios. He had held the position as state unit president of the party on two occasions was the president of Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee. He was first elected to the MLA in 1985 from the Savner constituency.

  13. Swati Dandekar

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    Swati Dandekar
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    Years
    1951-.. (age 70)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Swati A. Dandekar is a former Iowa state legislator and former U.S. Executive Director at the Asian Development Bank. She is a Democratic member of the Iowa Utilities Board, awaiting Senate confirmation in 2012. Previously, she was a member of the Iowa House of Representatives for the 36th District from 2003 to 2009 and a member of the Iowa Senate for the 18th District from 2009 to 2011. She received her B.S. degree in Biology and Chemistry from Nagpur University and a graduate diploma in dietetics from University of Mumbai. As of 2011 Dandekar serves as the Chair (formerly President) of the National Foundation for Women Legislators and as a board member of the Iowa Math and Science Coalition, the Greater Cedar Rapids Foundation, and the Belin-Blank International Center for Gifted & Talented. Dandekar previously served on the Iowa Association of School Boards, and as a board member of the Women in Public Policy (Iowa Charter), and the U.S. Center for Citizen Diplomacy. On July 23, 2013 Dandekar announced that she would be running for the U.S. Congress from the 1st congressional district; she lost in the primary to former state house speaker Pat Murphy, who himself lost to Rod Blum.

  14. Ulhas Kashalkar

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    Ulhas Kashalkar
    Years
    1955-.. (age 66)
    Occupations
    singer
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    Pandit Ulhas N Kashalkar is a Hindustani classical vocalist. He has previously received training in the Gwalior, Jaipur and Agra gharanas, and is considered a representative of all three schools.

  15. Abdullah Quraishi Al-Azhari

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    Abdullah Quraishi Al-Azhari
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    Years
    1935-2015 (aged 80)
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    Maulana Abdullah Quraishi Al-Azhari was an Islamic scholar from Hyderabad, India. He served as the khateeb and imam of the Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad and the vice chancellor of Jamia Nizamia University.

  16. Wasudev Waman Patankar

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    Wasudev Waman Patankar
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    1908-1997 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    poet
    Biography

    Wasudev Waman Patankar, popularly known by the name Bhausaheb Patankar (Marathi: भाऊसाहेब पाटणकर), was a prominent Marathi shayar, and one of the first to pen Marathi shayari, until then Shayari was an outcome of Urdu language. W.W Patankar was an Advocate by profession.

  17. Devdas Apte

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    Devdas Apte
    Years
    1934-.. (age 87)
    Occupations
    politician
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    Devdas Apte is an Indian politician from Bharatiya Janata Party and a former member of the Parliament of India representing Jharkhand in the Rajya Sabha, the Upper House of the Parliament. He sat in Parliament from 2 July 2002 to 9 April 2008, when he retired. The son of Shri Kashi Nath and Shrimati Girija Apte, he received a B.A. from Nagpur University, Nagpur, and served as a social worker before going into politics.

  18. Nanda Jichkar

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    Nanda Jichkar
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    Years
    1964-.. (age 57)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Nanda Jichkar is an Indian politician.