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Prakash Yashwant Ambedkar

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Name : Prakash Yashwant Ambedkar

Constituency : Akola (Maharashtra)

Party Name : Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangha (BBM)

Designation : President of the BBM

E-mail : prakasha@sansad.nic.in

Name : Prakash Yashwant Ambedkar

Father's Name : Shri Yashwant Bhimrao Ambedkar

Mother's Name : Smt. Meera Yashwant Ambedkar

Date of Birth: : 10 May 1954

Place of Birth: : Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Marital Status : Married

Date of Marriage : 27 Nov 1993

Spouse's Name : Smt. Anjali Maydeo

Education : B.A., LL.B Educated at St. Stanislains High School and Siddharth College, Mumbai, Maharashtra.

Profession : Politician, Lawyer, Social worker

Permanent Address : B-17, Patil Heritage, Bhonsle Nagar, Pune-7, Maharashtra.

    Positions Held:
  • 1990-96 : Nominated Member, Rajya Sabha from 18-9-1990 to 17-9-1996.
  • 1992-96 : Member, Committee on Rules.
  • 1993-96 : Member, Committee on Communications.
  • 1998 : Elected to 12th Lok Sabha.
  • 1999-99 : Member, Committee on Food, Civil Supplies and Public Distribution; Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development.
  • 1999 : Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term), Leader, Bharipa Bahujan Mahasangh Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha.
  • 1999-2000 : Member, Committee on Energy.
  • 2000 : Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways.
    Special Interests :
    Upliftment of nomadic and criminal tribes.
    Countries Visited :
    Japan, Switzerland, Thailand, U.K. and U.S.A.
    Other Information :
  • Leading a movement of landless farmers in Maharashtra since 1982, associated with Bharatiya Republican Paksh, and Leader, Bahujan Maha Sangh.
  • He is the chief-editor of 'Prabuddha Bharata'.
  • Chief-adviser of the Buddhist Society of India, which is run by Miratai Yashwant Ambedkar (Prakash Ambedkar's Mother).

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