Chief Minister, Government of Maharashtra
Name: Shri Devendra Fadnavis
Date of Birth: 22nd July 1970
Parents: Smt Sarita and Late Gangadharrao Fadnavis
Education:Law graduate merit holder from Nagpur University,
Devendra Gangadharrao Fadnavis is a rare brand of politician who is both, learned and popular with the masses. He holds a Graduate Degree in Law from Nagpur University, a Post Graduate Degree in Business Management and a Diploma in Methods and Techniques of Project Management from D.S.E. Berlin. Starting his political career in the mid-nineties, in a short span, has become a respected political leader of the masses.
He has served as an elected member in the Municipal Corporation of Nagpur for two consecutive terms, in 1992 and 1997. He has the distinction of being the Second youngest Mayor in India and the youngest Mayor in Nagpur, when he served as the Mayor of Nagpur. He was also the only person to be re-elected and serve as the first 'Mayor in Council' of the State of Maharashtra. He has been elected Member of the Legislative Assembly of Maharashtra State, representing Nagpur, since, 1999.
Devendra Fadanvis is a seasoned public representative and has been recognised in several forums for his political acumen and skill. This ability has been recognized both nationally and internationally, as he has many awards to his credit including one from the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association for the 'Best Parliamentarian Award'. He has been elected as a secretary of the Global Parliamentarian on habitat.
Served as a member on Estimate Committee, Rules Committee, Public Undertaking Committee, Maharashtra Jeevan Pradhikaran, Standing Committee on Urban Development and Housing, Joint Select Committee on Reserve Funds, Joint Select Committee on Self Finance Schools