Chintaman Navasha Vanaga
The MP, Palghar, Shri Chintaman Vanga visiting the DAVP exhibition at the inauguration of the Public Information Campaign, at Palghar, Maharashtra on December 20, 2015.jpg
Shri Chintaman Vanga visiting the DAVP exhibition at the inauguration of the Public Information Campaign
MP from Palghar
In office
16 May 2014 – 30 January 2018
Preceded byBaliram Jadhav
Succeeded byRajendra Gavit
MP from Dahanu
In office
Preceded byShankar Sakharam
Succeeded byDamodar Barku Shingada
In office
Preceded byDamodar Barku Shingada
Succeeded byShankar Sakharam
Personal details
Born(1950-06-01)1 June 1950
Thane district, Maharashtra
Died30 January 2018(2018-01-30) (aged 67)
New Delhi
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Residence(s)Kawada, Taluka Talasari - 401 606
Alma materUniversity of Mumbai
ProfessionAdvocate , Politician

Chintaman Vanaga (1950 [1]– 2018) was an Indian politician and Adivasi leader[2] from Maharashtra and was a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was member of 16th Lok Sabha elected from Palghar (Lok Sabha constituency) alongside being a two-time Member of Parliament (India) from Dahanu (Lok Sabha Constituency).

He was an advocate by qualification from University of Mumbai and served as the President of BJP's Thane district office from 1990 to 1996.[3] He died on January 30, 2018 due to a heart attack.

State politics

In 2009, Vanaga became a member of Legislative Assembly of Maharashtra representing Vikramgad.[4][5]

National politics

Vanaga was elected to the 11th Lok Sabha in 1996 and 13th Lok Sabha in 1999 from the Dahanu.[3] In the 2014 election he was elected to represent Palghar in the 16th Lok Sabha.[6]


  1. ^ "Senior BJP MP Chintaman Wanaga from Maharashtra Collapses at Home; Dies | 📝 LatestLY". 30 January 2018.
  2. ^ "PIL on imported wheat is a political stunt says government". DNA India. 16 January 2018. The PIL was filed in November 2007 by former MP Dr Kirit Somaiya, former MP and adivasi leader Chintaman Vanga and a member of the scheduled tribe community Madhukar Khutade.
  3. ^ a b "Loksabha Members Profile". Archived from the original on 30 March 2014. Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  4. ^ "Maharashtra Assembly Election 2009 - Vikramgad". Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  5. ^ Mali, Kaptan (18 June 2013). "MLA warns of fast over issue of Thane fishermen in Pak jails". Afternoon DC. Retrieved 23 April 2014.
  6. ^ "Maharashtra - Palghar". Election Commission of India. Archived from the original on 17 May 2014. Retrieved 1 June 2014.
Lok Sabha Preceded byDamodar Barku Shingada Member of Parliamentfor Dahanu 1996 – 1998 Succeeded byShankar Sakharam Preceded byShankar Sakharam Member of Parliamentfor Dahanu 1999 – 2004 Succeeded byDamodar Barku Shingada Preceded byBaliram Sukur Jadhav Member of Parliamentfor Palghar 2014 – 2018 Succeeded byRajendra Gavit