Shailbala Martin is an Indian administration officer of 2009 batch of Madhya Pradesh cadre. In April 2022, she came into limelight when at the age of fifty-six she got engaged to an Indian journalist named Rakesh Pathak, who was a year older than her and was the father of two daughters.
Shailbala Martin was born on Friday, 9 April 1965.age 57 years; by 2022) in Jahbua, Madhya Pradesh. His zodiac sign is Aries. In 1983, Shailbala completed her master’s degree in arts from Holkar Science College, Indore.
Hair Color: Black
Eye Colour: Black
parents and siblings
His mother’s name is Lena Martin.
Shailbala Martin has two brothers named Vinod Martin and Vinay Martin.
In April 2022, Shailbala got engaged to Rakesh Pathak, a renowned Indian journalist.
relationships / affairs
Shailbala Martin was in a relationship of two years before she announced her engagement with Rakesh Pathak in April 2022.
Shailbala Martin is a Christian.
Shailbala passed the IAS exam in 2009. In 2014, Shailbala was posted as Additional Director (Administration) Health Department, Madhya Pradesh. He was appointed as CEO of MP Interstate Transport Authority and Deputy Secretary, Planning and Economic Statistics in 2017.
Shailbala Martin was appointed as the Collector of Niwari and Municipal Commissioner of Burhanpur, Madhya Pradesh in 2019. On 25 January 2022, Shailbala Martin was posted as Additional Secretary in the General Administration Department, Government of Madhya Pradesh.
Shailbala Martin and Rakesh Pathak’s love story
In April 2022, Shailbala Martin got engaged to senior journalist Rakesh Pathak. She is one year younger than Rakesh Pathak, a father of two daughters. His first wife died of blood cancer in 2015. Shailbala and Rakesh fell in love during a news debate in 2020. She was impressed by Rakesh’s intelligence. Soon after the news debate show, they started seeing each other frequently. In April 2022, they got engaged and decided to get married. Rakesh Pathak announced his engagement with Shailbala Martin in one of his Facebook posts. She wrote,
We are friends for the last two years and during this period it was realized that we both share the same views. We often met during news debates. Now, we have decided to live together and hence we are going to get married soon. Apart from serving as a senior IAS officer, Shailbala occasionally writes.
In the same post, he continued to write that during a family reunion, his two daughters Saumya and Sachi introduced Shailbala to their family members and their relationship was happily accepted by their family members. She wrote,
Happiness and sorrow’s companion, Miss Shailbala Martin. Shail is a resident of Indore. She is an IAS officer of MP cadre. Collector and Corporation Commissioner. He has served in many important positions in the state government.
At the same time, Shailbala Martin shared her love story on one of her social media platforms. She said that soon after a news debate show in 2020, Shailbala and Rakesh started dating each other, which eventually strengthened their friendship. Later, they decided to marry each other.
Facts / Trivia
- Her full name is Shail Bala Anjana Martin.