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Shri Sushil Kumar Shinde, MP
[ Indian National Congress-Maharashtra ]

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Father's Name : Shri Sambhaji Rao Shinde
Mother's Name : Smt. Sakhubai
Date of Birth : 1941-09-04
Place of Birth : Solapur ( Maharashtra )
Marital Status : Married
Spouse's Name : Smt. Ujwala Shinde
Children : No.of Sons:0 No.of Daughters:3
Educational Qualifications : B.A. (Hons.), LL.B. Educated at Sangameshwar and Dayanand College, Solapur, Shivaji University, Kolhapur and New Law College, Mumbai University , Maharashtra
Profession : Agriculturist, Advocate
Permanent Address : 19, Ashok Nagar, Jai-Jui, Vijapur Road,Solapur, Maharashtra
Present Address : 2, Krishna Menon Marg,New Delhi - 110003,Tels.(011) 23710411, 23717474 (O), 23017957, 23017962(R) 9868810000 (M), Fax.(011) 23710065 (O) 23017965 (R)
Email Address : skshinde@sansad.nic.in
Freedom Fighter : No
Positions Held :  
Member, Congress Working CommitteeMember, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly (five terms) ( 1974-92)Cabinet Minister, held important portfolios-Finance, Planning, Industry, Urban Development, Youth and Social Welfare, Sports, Transport, Health and Labour, Govt. of Maharashtra President, Pradesh Congress Committee (P.C.C.), Maharashtra ( 1990-91)General-Secretary, All India Congress Committee (Indira) [A.I.C.C. (I)] ( 1992-96)Member, Rajya Sabha( 1992-98)Member, Committee of Privileges Member, Committee on Rules Member, Committee on Defence Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of DefencePresident, P.C.C., Maharashtra ( 1996-97)Elected to 12th Lok Sabha( 1998-1999)Member, Committee on External Affairs Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence( 1998-99)Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)( 1999)Member, Committee on External Affairs General-Secretary, A.I.C.C( Feb. 1999 onwards)Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Information Technology( 2000 - Jan. 2003)Member, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly (6th term)( 2003-2004)Chief Minister, Govt. of Maharashtra Member, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly (7th term)( 2004)Governor, Andhra Pradesh Governor, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh ( 2004-2006)Member, Rajya Sabha( 2006-2009)Union Cabinet Minister, PowerRe-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (3rd term)( 2009)Union Cabinet Minister, Power( 31 May 2009)
Books Published :  
Not Available
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests : 
Convenor, Congress Forum for Socialist Action
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and Recreation : 
Reading
Countries Visited :  
Widely travelled (over 20 countries) Member,(i) Indian Delegation led by the then Prime Minister of India to the UNO, New York (U.S.A.), on the occasion of its 40th anniversary (ii) Indian Parliamentary Delegation led by the then President of India to Romania and Bulgaria (iii) Indian Parliamentary Delegation led by the then Speaker, Lok Sabha, to Israel (iv) Indian Delegation to the Conference of International Labour Organisation, Geneva, (Switzerland), 1979 and (v) Indian Delegation to UNO, New York (U.S.A.), 1997 Attended and addressed (i) the Indo-American Unity Convention, California (U.S.A.), 1992 and (ii) the Annual Conference of the Labour Party of England, Brighton (U.K.), 1993
Other Information :  
Recipient of National Citizens Award 1993 and 1994 for his Contribution in the field of Parliamentary Procedure and putting up maximum number of questions as Finance Minister of Maharashtra , presented nine successive budgets though belongs to reserved category, contested and won from General seat during the 12th and 13th Lok Sabha Elections with a margin of over one Lakh four thousand and seventy seven thousand votes, respectively