VIRENDRA WALMIKRAO JAGTAP (Winner)
DHAMANGAON RAILWAY (AMARAVATI)
S/o|D/o|W/o: Walmikrao jatap
Address: V.P.o Javla Dhotra ,At.Chadur Raiway, Dist.Amravati
Name Enrolled as Voter in: 36Dhamangav Railway (Maharashtra) constituency , at Serial no 680 in Part no 296
Contact Number: 7222254205, 9422840295
Self Profession:Agriculture &Teacher( Arts & commerce College ) Dist.Vardha
Spouse Profession:House Wife & Social Service
Assets & Liabilities
Assets:Rs 3,43,61,298 ~3 Crore+
Liabilities:Rs 21,03,405 ~21 Lacs+
Number of Criminal Cases: 2
M.COM 1986 B.Ed.1987 M.Phil. 1989 G.S.Commerce University, Verdha, Nagpur Veedhapeeth
Virendra Jagtap (Devanagari:वीरेंद्र जगताप) (born 11 August 1963) is a current member of 13th Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha, representing the Dhamangaon Railway Constituency. A member of the Indian National Congress Party, he was elected for the first time in 2004 as the member of 11th Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha representing the erstwhile Chandur Constituency. He was previously the president of Amravati District Congress Committee (Rural) and served as the Chairperson of the Employment Guarantee Scheme (EGS) Committee of the Maharashtra Legislature.
Virendra Jagtap was born to Prof. Walmikrao Jagtap and Dr. Sulbha Jagtap on 11 August 1963, at Wardha, Maharashtra.
He graduated from G. S. College of Commerce, Wardha with a degree of B.Com in 1984 and completed his Masters in Commerce (M.Com) from University of Nagpur in 1986 and received the Gold medal for obtaining 1st rank. Later he completed M.Phil in 1989. From 1989 he worked as Professor at Science, Arts and Commerce College Arvi.
He served as the University representative of G.S. College of Commerce Wardha and led a protest march of students on Nagpur University. The protesters were arrested and jailed for 3 days. During his early college days he joined NSUI the students wing of the Indian National Congress. He served as the President of Wardha District NSUI and later became General Secretary of Maharashtra NSUI from 1988 to 1992. Later he went on the become the Maharashtra state General Secretary of Indian Youth Congress in 1992 and Vice-President from 1995 to 1998.
He served as the Chairman of Chandur Rly. Taluka, Sale Purchase Society in 1995. He organized Congress membership drive, Blood donation camps and led the protest march of flood affected farmers on Chandur Tehsil in 1994.
He contested the Legislative Assembly election for the first time in 1995 and again in 1999 from Chandur constituency on behalf of Indian National Congress.
He won the election for the first time in 2004 from Chandur constituency and fetched the seat for his party after a gap of 15 years. He retained his seat in 2009 elections by winning the seat from the delimited Dhamangaon Railway Constituency. He managed to retain his seat for the third consecutive term in the 2014 elections. He was appointed chairman of Amravati District Congress Committee (Rural) from 2006 till 2011. Under his leadership the party won maximum number of seats in Amravati Zilla Parishad elections in 2007. In the 2009 Assembly seats the party won 4 out of the 5 seats contested.