Sushilkumar Shinde

Indian politician

Sushilkumar Sambhaji Shinde (born 4 September 1941)[1] is an Indian politician. He was the Minister of Home Affairs and Power in the Manmohan Singh government.

Sushilkumar Shinde
Minister of Home Affairs
In office
31 July 2012 – 26 May 2014
Prime MinisterManmohan Singh
Preceded byP. Chidambaram
Succeeded byRajnath Singh
Leader of the House (Lok Sabha)
In office
3 August 2012 – 18 May 2014
Preceded byPranab Mukherjee
Succeeded byNarendra Modi
Governor of Andhra Pradesh
In office
4 November 2004 – 29 January 2006
Preceded bySurjit Singh Barnala
Succeeded byRameshwar Thakur
Minister of Power
In office
30 January 2006 – 31 July 2012
Prime MinisterManmohan Singh
Preceded byAnant Geete
Succeeded byVeerappa Moily
14th Chief Minister of Maharashtra
In office
18 January 2003 – 4 November 2004
Preceded byVilasrao Deshmukh
Succeeded byVilasrao Deshmukh
Personal details
Born (1941-09-04) 4 September 1941 (age 82)
Solapur, Bombay Presidency, British India
Political partyIndian National Congress
Other political
United Front (1996–2004)
United Progressive Alliance (2004–present)
Alma materDayanand College, Solapur
Shivaji University
University of Mumbai
Solapur University
WebsiteOfficial website

He was also the Leader of the House in Lok Sabha[2][3] until 26 May 2014.

He was the Chief Minister of the state of Maharashtra during 18 January 2003 to October 2004.

Shinde unsuccessfully ran for Vice-President of India in 2002, but lost the election to Bhairon Singh Shekhawat.

References change

  1. World, Republic. "Here's what Sushil Kumar Shinde said on Sadhvi Pragya getting BJP ticket, six years after he alleged 'Hindu terror' as Home Minister". Republic World. Retrieved 2020-09-15.
  2. "Shinde is new Leader of Lok Sabha". 4 August 2012.
  3. "Council of Ministers – Who's Who – Government: National Portal of India". Government of India. Archived from the original on 13 August 2010. Retrieved 11 August 2010.