Raksha Nikhil Khadse
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
Assumed office
May 2014
Preceded byHaribhau Jawale
Personal details
Priyanka Jagdish Patel[citation needed]

(1987-05-13) 13 May 1987 (age 34)
Khetia, Madhya Pradesh
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Late Nikhil Khadse
RelationsEknath Khadse
Parent(s)Jagdish Mohan Patel (father), Anita Patel (mother)[1]
Residence(s)Kothadi, Muktainagar, Jalgaon district[1]
Source: [1]

Raksha Nikhil Khadse is a politician from Maharashtra and belongs to the Bhartiya Janta Party. She represents the Raver Loksabha seat in lower house of Indian parliament.

Personal life

Khadse was born in Khetia, Madhya Pradesh.[1] Raksha Khadse is the daughter-in-law of senior NCP leader of Maharashtra Eknath Khadse. She is the widow of his son Nikhil Khadse.[1][2] On 22 February 2021 various newspapers reported that she is tested positive to COVID-19.[3][4]

Political career

Khadse elected as Sarpanch of Kothadi village. later she was elected to Jalgaon Zila Parishad.[2] In the 2014 Lok Sabha elections, she defeated Manish Jain of Nationalist Congress Party by margin of 318608 votes. She obtaining 605452 while Jain received 287384 votes.[5] At the age of 26, she along with Heena Gavit, became the youngest MP in the 16th Lok Sabha.[6]

She got re-elected in 2019 for a second term as MP of Raver Loksabha.[7]

Positions held


  1. ^ a b c d "Raksha Nikhil Khadse". Retrieved 22 March 2020.
  2. ^ a b "BJP changes Raver nominee". The Times of India. 21 March 2014. Retrieved 11 October 2014.
  3. ^ https://www.www.thehindu.com/news/cities/mumbai/maharashtra-minister-chhagan-bhujbal-tests-positive-for-covid-19/article33901557.ece/amp/
  4. ^ Hindustan Times[dead link]
  5. ^ "Constituency-wise results for Lok Sabha Elections 2014". Election Commission of India. Retrieved 18 May 2014.
  6. ^ "Youngest winners: Heena Gavit and Raksha Khadse". The Times of India. 16 May 2014.
  7. ^ "At 32, This Woman Is the Mother of Two And Two-time MP". Retrieved 22 March 2020.