Eknath Shinde's story of being an AUTO-driver to becoming 'KING' of Maharashtra

Mumbai: Devendra Fadnavis and Eknath Shinde held a press conference after meeting Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari. Due to this, former CM Fadnavis announced that Eknath Shinde will be sworn in as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Due to this, Devendra Fadnavis said that he will stay out of the government. Only Eknath Shinde will take oath at 7.30 pm today. Devendra Fadnavis said that the people had not given a majority to the Maha Vikas Aghadi. After the elections, the BJP was the single largest party. The BJP-Shiv Sena contested the elections in alliance, but the Shiv Sena formed the government together with Congress and the NCP. For this, the Shiv Sena also put Babasaheb Thackeray's views on shake. After the announcement of the same Eknath Shinde as the Chief Minister, everyone is desperate to know how his entry was made into the politics, so let's tell you how Eknath Shinde made entry into politics...

Born on February 9, 1964, in Maharashtra, Eknath Shinde hails from the hill Jawali Taluka of Satara district and belongs to the Marathi community. Eknath Shinde studied in Thane till class 11 and then stayed in the Wagle Estate area and started driving an auto-rickshaw. Eknath Shinde joined the Shiv Sena in the eighties and started his political journey as a common party worker. Eknath Shinde is the Urban Development Minister of the present Government of Maharashtra.

Eknath Shinde was associated with the Shiv Sena from the very beginning. In the last elections, he had won the Pachpakhadi assembly seat in Thane. He has won the election four times in a row. He was first elected in 2004, then in 2009, 2014 and 2019. Eknath Shinde was considered close to Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. Shinde was at the forefront of the race for CM from the Shiv Sena in 2019. However, he was on the backfoot after Uddhav Thackeray's name came up.

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