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Union Minister and President of Republican Party of India Ramdas Athawale addresses a press conference in Lucknow.

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Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari with Union Minister of State for Social Justice and Empowerment Ramdas Athawale and film actress Payal Ghosh, at Raj Bhavan in Mumbai.

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Union Minister Ramdas Athawale in the Rajya Sabha during the ongoing Monsoon Session of Parliament, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Union Minister of Social Justice Thaawar Chand Gehlot talks to Minister of State Ramdas Athawale at Parliament House during ongoing Monsoon Session, in New Delhi.

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Union Minister Ramdas Athawale arrives to attend Parliament's Monsoon Session, amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Union Minister Ramdas Athawale addresses media after meeting Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut at her residence, Khar, in Mumbai.

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Union Minister and RPI chief Ramdas Athawale meets the late Bollywood actor Sushant Singh’s father KK Singh and sister Rani Singh in Faridabad.

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NDA Alliance Parties (L-R) Vinayak Mete of Shiv Sangram Party, Republican Party of India Chief Ramdas Athawale, RSP chief Mahadev Jankar, Rayat Kranti Sanghatana chief Sadabhau Khot during a meeting at Mumbai.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, State BJP president Chandrakant Patil and RPI chief Ramdas Athawale flash victory signs as they celebrate their win in Maharashtra Assembly elections, in Mumbai.

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Prime minister Narendra Modi along with Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis, Shiv Sena president Uddhhav Thackeray and RPI leader Ramdas Athawale waves during an election rally ahead of Maharashtra Assembly elections, in Mumbai.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with RPI leader Ramdas Athawale waves at the crowd during an election rally ahead of Maharashtra Assembly elections, at Kharghar in Navi Mumbai.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves at supporters at a public meeting ahead of Maharashtra Assembly election, at Sakoli village of Bhandara. Also seen is Union Minister Ramdas Athawle.

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Union Minister of State for Social Justice Ramdas Athawale addresses the media during a press conference, in Agra. Also seen is Bollywood actor Rakhi Sawant.

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RPI leader and Union minister Ramdas Athawale visits the site of the building collapse in Dongri, in Mumbai.

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Thaawar Chand Gehlot takes charge as the Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, in New Delhi. Ministers of State Krishan Pal Gurjar and Ramdas Athawale and officials clap.

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Thaawar Chand Gehlot being greeted by Ministers of State Krishan Pal Gurjar and Ramdas Athawale as he takes charge as the Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment, in New Delhi.

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Seema Athawale offers sweets to her husband Ramdas Athawale as he takes charge as MoS in the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment at his office, in New Delhi.

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Ramdas Athawale being sworn-in as a Minister od State by President Ram Nath Kovind during the swearing-in ceremony at the forecourt of Rashtrapati Bhawan in New Delhi.

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BJP leaders (R-L) Prakash Javadekar, Piyush Goyal, Suresh Prabhu, Ramdas Athavale, Harsh Vardhan, Smriti Irani and former prime minister late Atal Bihari Vajpayee's daughter Namita Kaul arrive to pay their respects at Sadaiv Atal Samadhi, ahead of the swearing-in ceremony of Narendra Modi (unseen) as the prime minister for the second consecutive term, in New Delhi.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis and Shiv Sena Chief Uddhav Thackeray exchange bouquets as they celebrate NDA's victory in Lok Sabha elections, in Mumbai.

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Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis being offered sweets Union Minister and Republican Party of India (A) chief Ramdas Athawale as they celebrate party's victory in the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Mumbai.

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Union Minister and RPI (A) chief Ramdas Athawale and his wife Seema Athawale show their fingers marked with indelible ink at a polling station during the fourth phase of the 2019 Lok Sabha elections, in Mumbai.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi shakes hands with Union Social Justice Minister and Republican Party of India(A) president, Ramdas Athawale, during a rally ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, at Akluj, in Solapur district

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray, RPI leader Ramdas Athavale and Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadanvis (L) at an election campaign rally in support of alliance candidates at Ausa in Latur district, Maharashtra.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis and other leaders during an election rally, ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, in Wardha.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi with Chief Minister of Maharashtra Devendra Fadnavis (L) and BJP candidate from Wardha constituency Ramdas Tadas (R), during an election rally, ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, in Wardha.

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Congress President Rahul Gandhi greets Union Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment, Ramdas Athawale as other dignitaries look on during ‘Mahaparinirvan Diwas', at Parliament House Lawns in New Delhi.

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Former President Pratibhatai Patil felicitates former Governor of Tripura D Y Patil on his 84th birthday in Mumbai. Union minister Ramdas Athwale, former ministers Sharad Pawar and Sushilkumar Shinde are also seen.

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Union ministers Nitin Gadkari and Ramdas Athawale with Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis pay their obeisance to Dr B R Ambedkar on the occasion of 62nd Dhamma Chakra Pravartan Diwas at Dikshabhoomi in Nagpur.

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President Ram Nath Kovind with Union Minister for Social Justice Thawar Chand Gehlot, and MoSes Ramdas Athawale (R) and Krishan Pal Gurjar (L) at a function to present the 'National Awards for outstanding services in the field of Prevention of Alcoholism and Substance (Drug) Abuse', in New Delhi.

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Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis with Union State Minister Ramdas Athavale during the Elaction campaign rally of Panvel Municipal Corporation General Election 2017 at Navi Mumbai.

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Assam Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal greets Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment Ramdas Athawale, in Guwahati.

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Union minister of state for social justice Ramdas Athawale (R) with veteran actress Salma Agha during a press conference, in Lucknow.

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The Union Minister for Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu launching and inaugurating the 17 new facilities for Mumbai Suburban local train at Yogi Sabhagruh Hall at Dadar, in Mumbai.

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The Union Minister for Railways, Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu launching and inaugurating the 17 new facilities for Mumbai Suburban local train at Yogi Sabhagruh Hall at Dadar, in Mumbai.

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Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari with RPI leader Ramdas Athawale during the 2nd day of budget session at Parliament House in New Delhi.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi waves along with RPI chief Ramdas Athavale and Maharashtra BJP chief Devendra Fadnavis at an election campaign rally at Kasturchand Park in Nagpur, Maharashtra.

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Republican Party of India President Ramdas Athawale with Shiv Sena President Uddhav Thackeray during the 55th anniversary of RPI in Mumbai.

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