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Devendra Fadnavis Devendra Fadnavis DOB: 22 July 1970

Devendra Gangadharrao Fadnavis is the current Chief Minister of Maharashtra. A member of Bharatiya Janata Party and the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, Fadnavis holds the honour of being the second youngest Chief Minister of Maharashtra after Sharad Pawar. In the past, he has also been recognised as the youngest municipal corporator of the Nagpur Municipal Corporation at the age of 21. He was the second youngest mayor elected in India, when he served as the Mayor of Nagpur at the age of 27, in 1997. He is also the only person to be re-elected as the Mayor in Council in Maharashtra. He has been an MLA representing Nagpur, since, 1999. A lawyer by profession, Fadnavis holds law degree from Nagpur Law College. He also has a Post Graduate Degree in Business Management and a diploma in Project Management from DSE, Berlin. His wife, Amruta Ranade is a branch manager in Axis Bank.

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In his defence, Patole said citizens had complained to him

Maha Cong chief says can beat up, badmouth Modi, later clarifies was referring to local goon

India | Jan 17, 2022, 09:41 PM IST

In his defence, Patole said citizens had complained to him about a local goon named Modi in his constituency, adding that the video of him talking to villagers was "viciously" being made viral on social media.

Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut

Shah's claim that BJP made it clear Fadnavis will be Maharashtra CM in 2019 far from reality: Raut

India | Dec 20, 2021, 01:42 PM IST

It was the BJP which "ditched" the Shiv Sena in 2014 for a larger share in power, Sanjay Raut claimed while talking to reporters in Delhi.

Devendra Fadnavis dares MVA govt to ban Raza Academy in

Devendra Fadnavis dares MVA govt to ban Raza Academy in Maharashtra

India | Nov 22, 2021, 08:50 AM IST

BJP MLA Nitesh Rane alleged that the Raza Academy was behind the violence in the different parts of the state.

BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis and NCP leader Nawab Malik

Nawab Malik's son-in-law sends legal notice to Fadnavis, demands Rs 5 crore damages

India | Nov 11, 2021, 03:32 PM IST

Nawab Malik's son-in-law Sameer Khan was arrested in a drug-related case early this year and is now out on bail.

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Nawab Malik's 'hydrogen bomb': Fadnavis has links with Dawood aide, ex-CM shielded fake note racket

India | Nov 10, 2021, 11:15 AM IST

Malik said his daughter will send a legal notice to Fadnavis on Wednesday for his comments against his son-in-law Sameer Khan, who was arrested by the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) earlier this year and later released on bail.

Devendra Fadnavis hits back at Nawab Malik: 'He has

Devendra Fadnavis hits back at Nawab Malik: 'He has connections with the underworld'

India | Nov 09, 2021, 02:13 PM IST

The BJP leader claimed he did not have this information earlier (when he was the state's chief minister). The BJP leader said had he found this previously, he would have exposed NCP leader Malik earlier.

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No one had guts to say I have underworld connections: Nawab Malik attacks Fadnavis

India | Nov 02, 2021, 10:38 AM IST

Earlier on Monday, former Maharashtra CM and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis said that he will soon present evidence of Malik's relations with the underworld.

Former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis 

‘Have evidence of Nawab Malik’s relations with underworld’: Fadnavis in retort to NCP leader

India | Nov 01, 2021, 12:08 PM IST

Devendra Fadnavis' remark came amid Nawab Malik’s unabated attack on the NCB over the drugs-on-cruise case involving Bollywood star Shah Rukh Khan's son Aryan.

Nawab Malik claims nexus between Devendra Fadnavis and drug

Nawab Malik claims nexus between Devendra Fadnavis and drug peddler

India | Nov 01, 2021, 11:46 AM IST

For the past several days, Nawab Malik has been targeting NCB officer Sameer Wankhede, who had led a raid on a cruise ship in Mumbai earlier this month during which drugs were recovered.

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Devendra Fadnavis meets Amit Shah, discuss Goa Assembly polls, Maharashtra rains

India | Sep 30, 2021, 06:32 PM IST

Goa Assembly elections are scheduled to take place in 2022. Previously, the Goa Legislative Assembly election was held in Feb 2017. 

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray

Shiv Sena likens Governors in non-BJP states to 'rogue elephants', says they are trampling democracy

India | Sep 23, 2021, 03:39 PM IST

The Shiv Sena-led Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government shares an uneasy relationship with Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari.

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ED notice a love letter for political workers, not death warrant: Sanjay Raut

India | Aug 30, 2021, 12:40 PM IST

The ED summoned Parab for questioning on Tuesday in the money laundering case registered against former Maharashtra home minister Anil Deshmukh.

Narayan Rane's arrest won't scare us, against

Rane's arrest won't scare us, says BJP; Fadnavis gives it a Sharjeel Usmani twist

India | Aug 24, 2021, 06:25 PM IST

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis also too took to Twitter to slam the state government for arresting Rane, who joined Prime Minister Narendra Modi's cabinet in July as Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises.

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Mumbai: 17 fresh FIRs registered against BJP's Jan Ashirwad Yatra for violating Covid-19 protocols

India | Aug 21, 2021, 12:17 PM IST

The Mumbai Police has registered 17 fresh FIRs today against BJP leaders and workers for alleged violations of COVID-19 norms.

Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray and Deputy CM

Shiv Sena-BJP coming back together? Here's what Uddhav Thackeray has to say

India | Jul 06, 2021, 08:16 PM IST

I am still sitting with Ajit Pawar and Balasaheb Thorat. I am not going anywhere, said Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray on speculations of Shiv Sena-BJP coming together.

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OBC resolution to be moved by Maha govt in Legislature 'misleading': Fadnavis

India | Jul 05, 2021, 01:49 PM IST

The Supreme Court earlier this year quashed quota for the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in local bodies after observing that the total number of seats earmarked for various communities.

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BJP, Shiv Sena not enemies despite differences: Fadnavis

India | Jul 05, 2021, 06:49 AM IST

Briefing mediapersons, Fadnavis said, "There are no ifs and buts in politics. Decisions are taken according to the prevailing circumstances. There might be some differences with Shiv Sena but we are not enemies."

Fadnavis, who represents Nagpur South-West seat in the

Will retire from politics if BJP fails to bring back political reservation for OBCs: Fadnavis

India | Jun 26, 2021, 09:47 PM IST

Addressing BJP workers during a protest held at Variety Square chowk as part of the party's 'chakka jam' (block the traffic) agitation for the restoration of OBC quota, the Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly alleged the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government was misleading the people by saying that it will raise this issue in Parliament.

Maharashtra Leader of Opposition said PM Modi's victory in

PM Modi will win again in 2024, oppn planning doesn't matter: Fadnavis

India | Jun 12, 2021, 10:27 PM IST

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will come to power again after the 2024 elections and the new government will be formed under his leadership notwithstanding the political strategies the Opposition may plan.

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Media persons must be treated as frontline staff for COVID-19 vaccination: Fadnavis

India | May 12, 2021, 02:40 PM IST

In a letter to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray, the BJP leader said at least 12 states in the country have recognised journalists and camerapersons as frontline workers and vaccinated them.

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