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Indian Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Environment and Forests, MP from Andhra Pradesh


Jairam Ramesh is the Indian Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Environment and Forests and a Member of the Indian Parliament from Andhra Pradesh in the Rajya Sabha. From 2004 to 2009, he was the Minister of State for Commerce and Industry as well as the Minister of State for Power in the Congress Party-led United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government.

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 President Obama has certainly got the right instincts on India. I know for fact, when Obama was in negotiating room, three times he mentioned word Guru when he referred to our PM. Your prime minister is our guru, 
— Jairam Ramesh saying President Obama called Manmohan Singh 'Mr. Guru' / May 09, 2010
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 I still have not been able to figure out after 60 years of Independence why we stick to this barbaric colonial relics. Why we cannot have a convocation in simple dress instead of coming dressed up as medieval vicars and popes. 
— Jairam Ramesh calling the practice of wearing traditional colored robe at convocation ceremonies as "barbaric colonial relics" / April 02, 2010
 The Ministry of Environment and Forests has cleared 98 per cent national highway projects. Only those cases where the project passes through tiger corridor or dense forest area we have not approved it 
— Jairam Ramesh rejecting the chargers that construction of highways was being stalled by Depart of Environment and Forests / April 02, 2010
 I have no friends, only the Prime Minister supports me in the Cabinet... At times I feel I am fighting a lonely battle. The odds are tremendous against anyone trying to do anything right and rational when it comes to the environment and forests. 
— Jairam Ramesh / February 24, 2010
 If you take this job seriously, controversy is bound to follow you. This Ministry is a Ministry of 'No.' You have to stay 'no' at some point of time... If the Minister for Environment is popular, he's not doing his job. 
— Jairam Ramesh / February 24, 2010

 Nobody in the current UPA is willing to take a stand on issues relating to the environment and forests except the UPA chairperson. 
— Jairam Ramesh / February 24, 2010
 The biggest stumbling block is the desire of some parties to abandon the Kyoto protocol unilaterally. I think there has been an absence of trust and the blame game has begun. 
— Jairam Ramesh / December 18, 2009
 Unfortunately, I feel that this entire conference, the entire process has been very, very badly handled 
— Jairam Ramesh saying climate change talks are very badly handled / December 16, 2009