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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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Before acting on Bhosale Committee report, meeting PM is premature: Fadnavis criticises Thackeray

News | Jun 08, 2021, 08:40 PM IST

Former chief minister of Maharashtra and Leader of Opposition (LoP), Devendra Fadnavis on June 08 said that CM Uddhav Thackeray met Prime Minister Narendra Modi directly over Maratha reservation before acting on Bhosale Committee report is "premature" action by the Maharashtra CM.

Congress, Gandhi family want to create negative atmosphere: Fadnavis on Priyanka's COVID remark

News | Apr 21, 2021, 06:40 PM IST

Former Maharashtra chief minister and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis lambasted on Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi and said that the Congress and Gandhi family want to create an atmosphere of negativity.

BJP demands detailed inquiry in Nashik oxygen tanker leakage

News | Apr 21, 2021, 05:59 PM IST

Former Maharashtra chief minister and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis, on April 21, said that Nashik oxygen tranker gas leak is 'terrible' and demanded detailed inquiry in the incident.

Mumbai Police arrested Remdesivir supplier whom BJP approached for stock: Fadnavis

News | Apr 18, 2021, 07:00 AM IST

BJP leader and Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly, Devendra Fadnavis, has alleged that Mumbai Police on April 17 arrested a remdesivir supplier whom BJP had approached to supply the anti-viral drug to the state amid the surge in COVID cases.

BJP delegation meets Maharashtra Governor

News | Mar 24, 2021, 01:00 PM IST

Delegation of BJP leaders led by Devendra Fadnavis met Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari at Raj Bhavan on March 24. Delegation handed over a memorandum to Governor Koshiyari.

Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi lost moral ground: Devendra Fadnavis

News | Mar 24, 2021, 11:40 AM IST

Maharashtra Vikas Aghadi (MVA) has lost moral ground, they are working only for power. After so many incidents, Maharashtra CM is silence, Pawar Sahab held two press conference, he just tried to protect the minister: Devendra Fadnavis, BJP Maharashtra

Aaj Ki Baat: Did CM Uddhav Thackeray know bribes were being collected for ‘transfer posting’ of police officers?

Aaj Ki Baat | Mar 24, 2021, 12:00 AM IST

Did Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray know money was being collected for ‘transfer posting’ of police officers? Watch this and more on Aaj Ki Baat with Rajat Sharma.

Haqikat Kya Hai: Maharashtra govt faces ‘transfer-posting racket’ heat amid extortion row

Hakikat Kya Hai | Mar 23, 2021, 10:43 PM IST

The political row in Maharashtra between the police and the ruling party of the state over Anil Deshmukh's extortion controversy is getting murkier by the day. Launching a scathing attack on the Maharashtra govt on Tuesday, former CM Devendra Fadnavis said the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) exposed itself after trying to protect the home minister.

Kurukshetra: Transfer-Posting racket surfaced in Maharashtra after corruption, watch full debate

Kurukshetra | Mar 23, 2021, 07:58 PM IST

Crisis is hovering over the government of Maharashtra. After the Rs 100 crore recovery scandal, the transfer racket has now surfaced. Former CM Devendra Fadnavis has revealed this in a press conference. He also showed a letter here, in which Rashmi Shukla, Commissioner of the State Intelligence Department, told the DGP of Maharashtra about the transfer-posting racket.

Devendra Fadnavis meets Union Home Secretary over Maharashtra police transfer posting racket

News | Mar 23, 2021, 07:40 PM IST

Devendra Fadnavis, the Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Assembly and former chief minister of the state, said on Tuesday that he had submitted all evidence to the Union Home Secretary pertaining to the alleged transfer posting racket of IPS and non-IPS officers of Maharashtra Police.

Devendra Fadnavis Rushes To Delhi Over Report On Police Transfers

News | Mar 23, 2021, 05:29 PM IST

Former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis reaches delhi to meet Union Home Secy to hand over Data (Call Recordings and Documents) Related to Mumbai Police's 'Transfer Posting Racket'

Special News: Fadnavis demands CBI probe in alleged corruption in police transfers

News | Mar 23, 2021, 05:00 PM IST

At a press conference on Tuesday, Devendra Fadnavis released a report of the state intelligence department report which the BJP leader said showed that money transfers happened in high-level postings in the police force in Maharashtra.

BJP releases secret letter related to transfer-posting of officials; names of top leaders included

News | Mar 23, 2021, 04:00 PM IST

BJP today released a letter related to transfer-posting of officials, claiming brokerSantosh Jagtap took the name of some of the top leader including CM Uddhav Thackeray, Sharad Pawar and many more.

Sharad Pawarji has been completely exposed defending Anil Deshmukh, says BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis

News | Mar 23, 2021, 12:15 PM IST

BJP leader, Devendra Fadnavis has sought time from Union Home Secretary to meet him and hand him over 6.3 GB of data of call recordings & some documents pertaining to alleged transfer posting racket of IPS and non-IPS officers of Maharashtra Police

Pawar Sahab is fleeting away from the truth: Devendra Fadnavis

News | Mar 21, 2021, 03:12 PM IST

Sharad Pawar created this govt (Maharashtra) hence he is defending them. Sachin Waze was brought back in service on orders of Maharashtra Chief Minister and Home Minister only. Pawar Sahab is fleeting away from the truth, says Devendra Fadnavis.

Anil Deshmukh should resign or sacked: Devendra Fadnavis after ex-Mumbai top cop's big claim

News | Mar 20, 2021, 11:01 PM IST

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Saturday demanded the resignation of Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh after ex-Mumbai top cop levelled extortion allegations against him.

Sachin Vaze 'small fish' in a big conspiracy: Former Maharashtra CM Devendra Fadnavis

News | Mar 18, 2021, 08:00 AM IST

Former Maharashtra Chief Minister and BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday made several explosive claims in connection with the mystery SUV case. Addressing a press conference, Fadnavis said that arrested police officer Sachin Vaze was just a "small fish" in a big conspiracy, further prompting investigating agencies to probe his "political bosses".

Ambani Bomb Scare: Fadnavis attacks Maharashtra govt, says politics in Mumbai has been criminalized

News | Mar 17, 2021, 07:13 PM IST

Devendra Fadnavis said that reinstatement of suspended API Sachin Vaze into the police force last year was a violation of a Bombay High Court order. After the change of government, the Sena reinstated Vaza citing manpower shortage during the Covid 19 pandemic, Fadnavis said.

Maharashtra CM, Home Minister protected Sachin Waze like lawyers: Fadnavis

News | Mar 14, 2021, 09:24 PM IST

After Mumbai Police officer Sachin Waze was sent to judicial custody of NIA in connection with the explosive-laden car found outside Mukesh Ambani, leader of opposition in Maharashtra.

'Failure of Constitutional machinery pointed out by Governor': Fadnavis over vacant post of Speaker

News | Mar 05, 2021, 04:48 PM IST

Maharashtra Governor pointed out that the post of Assembly Speaker is vacant for over a week, this is equivalent to failure of Constitutional machinery, said Leader of Opposition Devendra Fadnavis on March 05.

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