Marotrao Kannamwar

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Dadasaheb Kannamwar
कर्मवीर दादासाहेब कन्नमवार
2nd Chief Minister of Maharashtra
In office
20 November 1962 – 24 November 1963
GovernorVijaya Lakshmi Pandit
Preceded byYashwantrao Chavan
Succeeded byP. K. Sawant
Personal details
Born10 January 1900
Died24 November 1963(1963-11-24) (aged 63)[1]
Bombay, Maharashtra, India
Political partyIndian National Congress

Marotrao Shambshiv Kannamwar was an Indian politician who served as Chief Minister of Maharashtra from 20 November 1962 to 24 November 1963.

He represented Saoli Vidhan Sabha constituency in Bombay State in 1957 and of the Maharashtra State from 1960–1962. [2] He was re-elected from Saoli in 1962 elections to the Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha. He died while in office on 24 November 1963.[3]

In Memory[edit]

Kannamwar Nagar in Vikhroli ( East), Mumbai was named after him. Also, on NH 6 beyond Kondhali (50+ km from Nagpur) a detour from the NH 6, a village Kannamwargram is named after the great leader. It is on the road towards Bangdapur. Bangdapur is on the Kondhali-Wardha connecting road. KDK COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, Nagpur is named in his honour.


  1. ^ "Kannamwar". The Indian Express. 25 November 1963. p. 1.
  2. ^ page=14
  3. ^ "History of Modern Maharashtra". Archived from the original on 2 April 2013. Retrieved 30 March 2010.
Preceded by
Yashwantrao Chavan
Chief Minister of Maharashtra
20 Nov 1962 – 24 Nov 1963
Succeeded by
Vasantrao Naik