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Eknath Shinde (Maharashtra Chief Minister) Age, Height, Weight, Family, Education, Political Career, Wife, Children, Biography, Wiki

Eknath Shinde

Eknath Shinde Basic Details


Full Name Eknath Sambhaji Shinde
Famous For Chief Minister Of Maharashtra
Age 58 Year As Of The Year 2022
Birth Date 9 February 1964
Birth Place Dare, Jawali Taluka, Satara, Maharashtra
Native Place Dare, Jawali Taluka, Satara, Maharashtra
Zodiac Sign Leo
Marital Status Married
Height 5’6”
Weight 80 KG
Hair Color Black
Eye Color Dark Brown


Eknath Shinde Family Background


  • Eknath Shinde Parents : Sambhaji Shinde & Gangubai Shinde
Eknath Shinde Parents
Eknath Shinde Parents
  • Eknath Shinde Wife & Children 
  1. Eknath Shinde Wife : Lata Shinde
  2. Eknath Shinde Children : 
  • Son : Shrikant Shinde (Politician, Member Of Parliament From Thane Constituency)
  • Son : Late Dipesh Shinde (Died On 2 June 2000)
  • Daughter : Late Shubhada Shinde ( Died on 2 June 2000)
Eknath Shinde Family
Eknath Shinde Family


Eknath Shinde Education Details


  • He is 11th pass from “Mangala High School & Junior College, Thane
  • Later Eknath Shinde completed “Bachelor Of Arts (BA)” degree from “Yashvantrao Chavan Open University, Maharashtra“.


Eknath Shinde Life Events


  • Eknath Shinde’s family shifted to Thane, Maharashtra from their native village in Satara, Maharashtra.
  • In the early 1980s, he left his education and start driving auto-rickshaw to support his family.
  • During this period, he came in contact with Shivsena’s Thane DIstrict Chief “Dharmveer Anand Dighe Saheb” who assisted him to join Shivsena.
  • Eknath Shinde became “Shakha Pramukh Of Kisan Nagar” after joining Shivsena.
  • In 1985, he participated in the Maharashtra-Karnataka Border agitation and was detained for 40 days.
  • In 1997, he contested “Thane Muncipal Corporation” elections and became corporator.
  • After the death of “Dharmveer Anand Dighe Saheb” in 2001, he was appointed as “Chief Of Thane District“.
  • On 2 June 2000, Eknath Shinde’s 11 year old son Dipesh and 7 year old daughter Shubhada drowned accidentlly and died on spot.
  • In 2004, he contested Assembly elections from Thane and won.
  • He won 4 consecutive assembly elections from this constituency.
  • In 2014, Eknath Shinde became “Cabinet Minister Of PWD” in the “BJP-Shivsena” alliance government.
  • In 2019, he became “Cabinet Minister Of Urban Development & Public Works” In Maha Vikas Aghadi government.
  • In 2022, Eknath Shinde requested Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray to break the Maha Vikas Aghadi and form government with BJP but he ignored. Hence Shinde gathered 2/3rd members from Shivsena and went to Surat and then Guwahati. 
  • As a result, it causes a huge political crisis in Maharashtra and Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray resigns.
  • On 30 June 2022, Eknath Shinde forms a alliance with BJP and take oath a 20th Chief Minister Of Maharashtra.
Eknath Shinde Oath As Maharashtra CM
Eknath Shinde Oath As Maharashtra CM


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