[<< wikipedia] Hansraj Gangaram Ahir
Hansraj Ahir is a former member of the 16th Lok Sabha in India. He was MoS Home Affairs. He was member of 11th Lok Sabha, 14th Lok Sabha, 15th Lok Sabha. He is famous for exposing Coal Mining Scam specially pouni-3 in wcl
. Ahir frequently requested details of coal mining to Prime Minister of India office but he didn't succeed. Finally he (along with Prakash Javadekar) requested Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) for an inquiry. Based on this, CVC ordered a CBI inquiry.He has been  honoured with Sansad Ratna Award in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.


== Representative of people ==
He represented the Chandrapur constituency of Maharashtra 4th time from Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). He had been re-elected from the Chandrapur Lok Sabha Constituency as a member of the 15th Lok Sabha, the results of which were declared on 16 May 2009.
In the 14th Lok Sabha, then Speaker Somnath Chatterjee had hailed Hansraj Gangaram Ahir, member of BJP from Chandrapur in Maharashtra as  role model for MPs.


== Achievements ==
Prime Point Foundation (PPF) has rated BJP MP from Chandrapur, Hansraj Ahir as the best parliamentarian for introduction of 24 private bills out of a total of 288 bills that were introduced so far in the 15th Lok Sabha and Shri Ahir was felicitated with Sansad Ratna Award.
Because of his workaholic nature, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave him a position in his cabinet as the Minister of State for Chemical & Fertilizers.


== Political career ==


=== Positions held ===


==== Within Parliament ====
2004 Member, Committee on Coal & Steel
2004 Member, Committee on Food Management in Parliament House Complex
2004 Member, Committee on Agriculture
2 Jan. 2006	Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Wakf
5 Aug. 2007	Member, Standing Committee on Coal and Steel
31 Aug. 2009	Member, Committee on Coal and Steel
23 Sep. 2009	Member, Committee on Privileges
15 Mar. 2010	Member, Railway Convention Committee
1 May 2013	Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
3 May 2013	Member, Committee on Welfare of Other Backward Classes (OBCs)
13 June 2014 onwards	Member, Business Advisory Committee
1 Sep. 2014 - 9 Nov. 2014 Chairperson, Standing Committee on Coal and Steel
Tobacco Board;
Panchayati Raj Samiti;
Rojgar Hami Yojana;
Bhatkya Vimukta Jati Ashram Shala Samiti


==== Within BJP ====
District President, Chandrapur in maharashtra state .


==== Legislative ====


== Countries Visited as Delegate Member ==
With Hon. President of India visited countries Sweden and Belarus 
Mauritius, South Africa and U.A.E as Members of Parliament


== References ==


== External links ==
Official biographical sketch in Parliament of India website