The Minister of State for Chemicals & Fertilizers, Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir addressing at the launch of the revamped website of Department of Pharmaceuticals, in New Delhi on September 23, 2015.

Positions Held

Ministry Tenure
Minister of State Ministry of Home Affairs 9 November 2014
Member of Parliament 2004 - 2019

Personal Details

Date Of Birth 11 Nov 1954
Place Nanded (Maharashtra)
Political Party Bharatiya Janata Party
Academics S.S.C. Educated at L.T.Y. School, Chandrapur, Maharashtra


Hansraj Ahir (Popularly Known Hansraj Bhaiya) is a member of the 16th Lok Sabha of India. He is currently MoS Home Affairs.[1][2] He was member of 11th Lok Sabha14th Lok Sabha15th Lok Sabha.[3] 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[citation needed]. Finally he (along with Prakash Javadekar) requested Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) for an inquiry. Based on this, CVC ordered a CBI inquiry.[4][5]

He has been honoured with Sansad Ratna Award in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.