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Eknath Shinde Age, Family, Career & More

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Eknath Shinde is an Indian politician and from 30th June 2022, he is serving as the 20th Chief Minister of Maharashtra. His full name is Eknath Sambhaji Rao Shinde. He is current Member of Legislative Assembly from Kopri-Pachpakhadi Constituency of Thane, Maharashtra and was the Cabinet Minister of Urban Development and Public Works in Government of Maharashtra. Shinde has been also elected consecutively for 4 terms in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly for years 2004, 2009, 2014 and 2019.

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Eknath Shinde Biography

Full Name Eknath Sambhaji Shinde
Nickname Eknath
Profession Indian Politician, Social Worker
Date of Birth 9 February 1964
Place of Birth Satara, Maharashtra

The Chief Minister of Maharashtra (Eknath Shinde) was born on 9 February 1964 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. His age is 58 years as of 2022 and his zodiac sign is Aquarius. He completed his 11th class at Mangala High School and Junior College, Thane in the year 1981. Eknath Shinde also attended Thane Municipal Corporation School Kishan Nagar and Rajendra Pal Mangla Hindi High School in Thane, Maharashtra. He completed his Bachelor of Arts degree in distinction from Yashvantrao Chauhan Open University, Maharashtra in 2014, after becoming a minister in the BJP-Shivsena Government.

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Eknath Shinde Personal Life

Age (as of 2022) 58 Years
Height Not Known
Weight Not Known
Religion Hinduism
Hometown Maharashtra
Marital Status Married
Girlfriend name N/A
Wife Name Lata Eknath Shinde
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Nationality Indian
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Known For 20th Chief Minister of Maharashtra
Hobbies Not Known
Caste Shinde

His father’s name is Sambhaji Navlu Shinde and mother’s name is Gangubai Sambhaji Shinde. Eknath has a brother named Prakash Sambhaji Shinde who is a councillor at Thane Municipal Corporation. His mother died on 18th April 2019.

Family Details of Eknath Shinde

Father Sambhaji Navlu Shinde
Mother Gangubai Shinde
Brother Prakash Sambhaji Shinde
Sister N/A
Wife/Spouse Lata Eknath Shinde
Children Son- Srikanth Shinde

He is married to Lata Eknath Shinde who is in the construction business. The duo has a son named Srikanth Shinde who is a politician and an orthopaedic surgeon. His son Dr. Shrikant Shinde contested the Lok Sabha election from the Kalyan constituency in the year 2014 and was elected as a Member of Parliament by defeating his opponent Anand Paranjape. Eknath shinde resides at Bungalow number 5 and 6 Landmark Society, Louiswadi Service Road Thane-400604, Maharashtra.

Eknath Shinde Education

School Name Mangala High School and Junior College, Thane
College/ University N/A
Educational Qualification 11th standard

Eknath Shinde quit his studies after 11th class to earn a livelihood for his family. He was in the auto rickshaw driving business in 1980, when he was introduced to Shivsena supremo Bal Thakre and Shivsena Thane District chief Anand Dighe, who helped him to join Shivsena. After joining Shivsena party, he was elected as the Sakha Pramukh of Kisan Nagar in the year 1980. Eknath started initiating several political and social rallies focused on the issue such as black marketing, hoarding of essential commodities inflation etc. Shinde was detained by the police for 40 days for participating in Maharashtra-Karnataka border agitation.

Eknath Shinde Awards

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In 1997, he was appointed as the corporator of the Thane Municipal Corporation. After that he was nominated as a leader of the house in TMC in 2001. Under Shinde’s guidance Shivsena grabbed the kingship in the Thane Municipal Corporation, Kalyan Dombivli Municipal Corporation, Bhiwandi Municipal Corporation and Badlapur Municipal Council. Bal Thakre gave him the opportunity to contest the Assembly election in 2004 and he was elected as MLA from the Thane Legislative Assembly Constituency. He also won the 2009, 2014 and 2019 consecutive Legislative Assembly Elections.

Eknath Shinde Income

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After that he appointed as the leader of the legislative party of Shivsena and the leader of the opposition in the Maharashtra Assembly. Eknath Shinde was designated as the Health minister of Maharashtra and soon he hit the headlines for filling the 890 posts of MBBS doctors and specialist in several hospitals in the year 2019.

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In 2019, he was also appointed as the Minister for Public Work Department with the additional responsibility of the Health and Family Welfare Ministry. From 30 June 2022 he is serving as the 20th Chief Minister of Maharashtra.


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