Eknath Shinde He is a politician from India. He served as the Cabinet Minister for Urban Development and Public Works (Public Undertakings) in the Government of Maharashtra. He is the current Member of Legislative Assembly for the Kopri-Pachpakhadi constituency of Thane.
He was elected to the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly for four consecutive terms in 2004, 2009, 2014 and 2019.
Eknath Shinde is a Maratha born in Jawali Taluka of Satara, Maharashtra. His family shifted to Thane on the outskirts of Mumbai to make a living. Eknath attended Mangala High School and Junior College in Thane till class 11. Shinde used to work as an auto-rickshaw driver to support his family.
Shinde’s sons Dipesh (11) and Shubhada (7) had gone for boating in a lake near their native village in Maharashtra on June 2, 2000. The boat capsized and both the children drowned. Shinde was in depression for several months. Shinde found emotional support from Anand Dighe, who entrusted him with the increased responsibility of keeping his mind busy and away from depression.
Eknath Shinde Bio
|Real Name||Eknath Shinde|
|nick name||Eknath Shinde|
|Date of birth||9 February 1964|
|age in years)||58 years old (2022)|
|birth place||Jawali Taluka, Satara District, Maharashtra|
|hometown||Jawali Taluka, Satara District, Maharashtra|
|family||Father: Sambhaji Navlu Shinde
Mother: Gangubai Sambhaji Shinde
|siblings||Brother: Prakash Sambhaji Shinde|
|height||170 cm (in cm)
1.70 meters (in metres)
5’7″ (feet and inches)
|weight||75 kg (in kg)
165 pounds (in pounds)
Education Details and Debut
|education||Thane Municipal Corporation School, Kisan Nagar
Rajendra Pal Mangla Hindi High School, Thane
|College||Vashwantrao Chavan Open University, Maharashtra|
|educational qualification||Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree from Yashwantrao Chavan Open University, Maharashtra|
social media information
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Some lesser known facts about Eknath Shinde
- 1997: Elected councilor for Thane Municipal Corporation for the first time.
- 2001: Elected to the post of House Leader of Thane Municipal Corporation.
- 2002: Elected to Thane Municipal Corporation for the second time.
- 2004: Elected to the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly for the first time.
- In 2005, the district chief of Shiv Sena Thane was appointed. First MLA to be appointed to such a prestigious post in the party
- 2009: Elected to the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly for the second time.
- 2014: Elected to the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly for the third time.
- From October to December 2014, he was the Leader of the Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly.
- Cabinet Minister for Public Works (PU) in the Maharashtra State Government from 2014 to 2019.
- Thane District Guardian Minister from 2014 to 2019.
- Appointed leader of Shiv Sena party in 2018.
- Minister of Public Health and Family Welfare in Maharashtra State Government (Marathi: )  in 2019.
- 2019: Elected to the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly for the fourth time on 28 November. 2019: Appointed as a cabinet minister under Maha-Vikas-Aghadi led by Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray.
- Appointed Minister of Urban Development and Public Works (Public Undertakings) in 2019.
- 2019: Appointed as Acting Minister of Home Affairs (28 November 2019 – 30 December 2019).
- 2020: Thane District Guardian Minister appointed.