Sharad Pawar (born December 12, 1940) is a veteran Indian Political Leader from Maharashtra. He has been in politics for around 50 years. Sharad is the founder and president of NCP (Nationalist Congress Party). His daughter Supriya Sule is also a Politician from Baramati Constituency.
Pawar is a big name in Indian politics. He has recently been in the news because of his nephew Ajit Pawar, the chief of NCP.
Early Life, Biography, Parents, Siblings & Education
Sharad Govindrao Pawar (age 78) born in 1940 in Baramati, Maharashtra, India. The veteran leader celebrates his birthday every year on 12 December with a zodiac sign Sagittarius. His father’s name is Govindrao Pawar and mother’s name is Shardabai Pawar. He has around 10 siblings. Pawar got elected for the post of CM of Maharashtra around 3 times.
The NCP President completed his B.Com degree (graduation) from Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce (BMCC, Savitribai Phule Pune University.) The former CM, Sharad Pawar’s political career started at a very early age, when he was in college he joined Youth Congress. In 1962, he was appointed as Poona district youth Congress’ new president.
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|Full Real Name||Sharad Govindrao Pawar.|
|Famous||3 Times Maharashtra state CM.|
|Birthday (DOB)||12 December 1940.|
|Age (How old, as of 2018)||78 years.|
|Place of Birth||Baramati, Maharashtra, India|
|Alma Mater||B.Com degree (graduation) from Brihan Maharashtra College of Commerce.|
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Physical Stats & More
NCP Political leader has a decent physique. Sharad Pawar managed his height of 5 ft 9 in and weight at 82 Kgs. The politician wears a white suit wherever he goes thus maintains the appearance of typical Indian politicians. His head is semi-bald and has a tan skin tone.
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|Hair Color||Black (Semi-bald).|
Marriage with Wife Pratibha Pawar & Children
On August 1, 1967, Sharad Pawar married her spouse Pratibha Pawar. Pawar basically is very much involved in politics from a very young age. In the year 1969, the couple got blessed with a daughter and they named her “Supriya”. They have only one child and that is Supriya Sule. Sule is also an NCP member & Member of Parliament.
During College, Sharad became a member of youth congress and soon became the president of the Youth Congress in Poona (presently named as Pune). Mr. Pawar was also the youngest CM of Maharashtra at the age of 38.
The man is Hindu by religion and a Maratha Rajput by caste. Pawar’s family loves watching cricket, her daughter accepted in a statement that her family is a huge fan of cricket.
|Wife||Pratibha Pawar (m. August 1, 1967 – Present).|
Police Arrest & Controversies
Nationalist Congress Party’s Politicians got involved in a lot of controversies and scams during his work period. Sharad Pawar is also alleged of having a close relationship with the Don Dawood Ibrahim and the suspect of 2G scam Shahid Balwa. He is also accused of being involved in other scams also like stamp paper scam.
On 24 November 2011 in New Delhi, a person named Harvinder Singh slapped him and later the suspect got arrested. In 2018 he got involved in a controversy again over the type of Pagri, to the response he said that he does not want to hurt sentiments of any caste and just wanted to honor his idol Phule. The president of NCP got involved in following controversies:
- Land Allotment.
- Turban controversy.
- Slapping Incident
- Stupid comments on the 2010 Pune bombing.
- Nira Radia’s allegations.
Political Career & Net worth
Sharad Govindrao Pawar, Is currently the President of NCP (Nationalist Congress Party). He started getting involved in politics at a very early age. He did a bachelor’s in commerce. After that he stepped in politics Sharad held the place of MLA 6 times in Mumbai from the year 1967-1991. From 1984-1985 he held the position of president of Congress.
In the year June 10, 1999, he formed NCP. The flag of the Party has a clock in the middle of a Tricolour flag. The party was basically formed when he opposed the right of Italian Sonia Gandhi to lead the party, then he with some other party members got expelled out of the party.
In the year 2014, Pawar lost elections in Maharashtra as the BJP and the Ship joined their hands.
Sharad has seen golden days in his political career. His net worth according to his wealth declaration is around 2.1 million USD (Rs. 180 million Indian Rupees). But according to some sources, the total worth of his accumulated assets is way more than what he actually declared.
|Net worth (approx.)||32.16 Crore Rupees (as in 2019).|
|Annual Earnings||Rs. 5 – 10 crores INR.|
|Income Source||Investment, Salary, Business profits, Ventures, Rent, and Projects.|
|Address||8, Municipal H. No. 45, J. Silver Oaks Villa, near Mafatlal Park, Bhulabhai Desai Road in Mumbai, Maharashtra.|
|Cars Collection||Toyota Land Cruiser.|
Some Hidden Facts about Sharad Pawar
- Sharad is alleged of having close connections with Don Dawood Ibrahim.
- He remains to be an MLA in Mumbai for 6 times consecutively.
- He got awarded Padma Vibhushan in 2017. Therefore, he was honored by India’s 2nd highest civilian award.
- It was on the recommendation of PM Narendra Modi that he got rewarded with the 2nd highest Indian civilian award.
- During school time, Sharad Pawar was an average student.
- His daughter Supriya Sule is an MP. She married her husband Sadanand Bhalchandra Sule in 1991.
- Revati Sule is his granddaughter.
- Vijay Sule is his grandson.
- In 2011 a person slapped him in New Delhi.
- Once, Pawar campaigned against his own brother.
- He alleged of having more worth of assets than he declared.
- Apart from cricket he also interested in other sports also like kabaddi.