Sharad Govindrao Pawar, is an Indian Politician, who serves as the President of the National Congress Party, which he founded in 1999. He found this party shortly after separating from Indian National Congress. Previously, he served as the Chief Minister of Maharastra on three separate occasions and also held the position of Minister of Defence and Minister of Agriculture in Government of India.
Pawar made his first appearance in the Maharastra Legislative Assembly, in the year 1967, representing Bramati and as a member of the Undivided Congress Party. Yashwantrao Chavan was the political mentor of Sharad Pawar. During his period in Politics from 1967-1990, he was the Chief Minister of Maharastra, President of Indian National Congress. He also served as the Leader of the Opposition party.
In 1990’s, former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi was assassinated and it was rumoured that Pawar’s name was being considered for the Prime Minister post. However, later P.V.Narashimha Rao was made the Prime minister of India. His fourth time as Cheif minister of Maharastra was considered the controversial term, since Mumbai was rocked with series of bomb blast on March 12, 1993.
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Sharad Pawar Net Worth: INR 170 million
Sharad Pawar Biography:
- Name: Sharad Govindrao Pawar
- Nick Name: Sharad Pawar
- Profession: Politician
- Date of Birth: December 12, 1940
- Age: 76 years
- Weight: 79 kg
- Zodiac: Scorpio
- Education: Brihan Maharastra College of Commerce
- Father: Govindrao Pawar
- Mother: Sharadabai Pawar
- Sibling: Pratap Govindrao Pawar
- Marital status: Married
- Spouse Name: Pratibhatai Pawar
- Children: Supriya Sule