Devendra Fadnavis full name is Devendra Gangadhar Fadnavis. He is an active politician belonging to the Bharatiya Janata Party. He is the former chief minister of Maharashtra. Fadnavis born on 22 July 1970 in Brahmin family in Nagpur, Maharashtra. He became the youngest Chief Minister of Maharashtra after Sharad Pawar at the age of 44. He took oath of office on 31st October, 2014 at Wankhede Stadium in Mumbai.
Fadnavis has done his schooling from Saraswati Vidyalaya, Shankar Nagar Chowk in Nagpur. He enrolled at Government Law College, Nagpur, for a five-year integrated law degree, and graduated in 1992. After the 2014 assembly elections, Fadnavis was elected the legislative party leader by the BJP MLAs in the presence of the party’s central observers, Union Home minister Rajnath Singh and the party’s National General Secretary Jagat Prakash Nadda. As the leader of the largest party in the assembly, Fadnavis was appointed as the chief minister of Maharashtra on 31 October 2014.His government won a confidence motion by voice vote on 12 November 2014 allowing it to govern.
Date of Birth
22 Jul 1970 (Age 50)
Place Of Birth
Bharatiya Janta Party
On, Nov 23 Devendra Fadnavis took oath as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra again after the huge political turmoil. He formed the government with the support of Ajit Pawar of Nationalist Congres Party. But just after three days he again resigned.
Devendra Fadnavis was re-elected from Nagpur South West assembly seat. He defeated Dr Ashish Deshmukh of Indian National Congress with the margin of 49,344 votes.
Maharashtra State Assembly Elections - 2019
The Maharashtra Assembly elections to be held in 15 Sep 2019 are very important. Skilled leader in BJP and beloved Chief Minister of the state Hon'ble Shri. Devendra Fadnavis has the strong support of the people. We will give the same support in the 2019 elections. Jai Hind, Jai Maharashtra!
Manodhairya Scheme– This scheme is for Rape victims, children who are victims of Sexual Offences and Acid Attack Victims (Women and Children). The scheme intends to bring them out of the psychological trauma that they suffer from. Financial aid is provided under the scheme to ensure the rehabilitation of the affected survivors. Provision of counseling, medical and legal support, education and vocational Education component has also been included in the scheme.
Asmita Yojana- The scheme aims to distribute subsidized sanitary napkins to the rural women in the state. Adolescent girls will be provided a pack of 8 sanitary napkins at a subsidized rate of Rs 5. The beneficiaries will be also provided with ‘ASMITA cards‘ to ensure the smooth implementation of the scheme.
Manjhi Kanya Bhagyashree Scheme – The scheme proposes for improving the skewed girl child ratio in the state. The scheme will also be carried at the village level through massive public awareness programs. Devendra Fadnavis is himself the brand ambassador of this scheme. Under the scheme, the government will deposit an amount of 21,200 rupees in the bank for a girl child born in the BPL family. The scheme will also provide one lakh rupees on maturity after the girl completes 18 years of age. It replaced the state government’s previous scheme- the Sukanya scheme.
Shubhmangal Community Marriage Plan– For the collective marriage of the daughter of the farmers/farm laborers of all the districts, grants will be given to the couple for the purchase of ‘Mangalsutra‘ and other items required for the marriage.
In a rare move, the Fadnavis government had also declared a reservation of 1% for the orphans.