Know who is new Chief Minister of Maharashtra Eknath Shinde


Mumbai: A big change is being seen in the politics of Maharashtra. Not long ago, BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis announced that Eknath Shinde would be the new Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Shinde will take oath as the chief minister at 7:30 pm. Fadnavis said that not many people are allowed to attend the swearing-in program. Because of this, no invitation was sent to anyone.

Eknath Shinde, former Urban Development Minister, Government of Maharashtra, was born on 9 February 1964. Eknath Shinde did his schooling till 11th from Mangala High School and Junior College in Thane. Eknath Shinde has been considered the closest of Uddhav Thackeray. This is the reason that when Shiv Sena gave him a councilor’s ticket in the Thane Municipal Corporation elections in 1997, he never looked back. Eknath Shinde contested the Thane assembly elections in 2004 and proved his strength with a massive victory. After that, in the years 2009, 2014, and 2019 also he waved his glory. Eknath Shinde is the Minister of Urban Development in the government of Maha Vikas Aghadi.

Eknath Shinde is said to be the most powerful Shiv Sainik outside the Thackeray family. It is believed that if Uddhav Thackeray had not agreed to become the Chief Minister in the year 2019, Eknath Shinde would have been in the same chair today. In the year 1980, Vag was associated with Shiv Sena as a branch chief. Eknath Shinde has been elected MLA 4 times from the Kopri-Panchpakhadi seat of Thane. Not only this, but he has also gone to jail for his party.


Eknath Shinde hails from Pahari Jawali Taluka of Satara District of Maharashtra. Shinde has a good influence on Thane. Whatever be the election, only their candidate has won. Eknath’s son Shrikant Shinde is also an MP from the Kalyan seat on the Shiv Sena ticket. He was the Leader of the Opposition in the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly from October 2014 to December 2014. Appointed as cabinet minister of PWD in Maharashtra state government in 2014 itself. Got the post of Cabinet Minister of Public Health and Family Welfare (Government of Maharashtra) in 2019.