Eknath Shinde Caste: What is Eknath Shinde’s caste? Know why the search is happening on the Internet

Mumbai: The number of MLAs is increasing near senior Shiv Sena leader Eknath Shinde, who brought an earthquake in Maharashtra politics. To persuade them, Shiv Sena MP Sanjay Raut has also spoken of breaking friendship with Congress-NCP. The stature of Eknath Shinde, who started his career in Shiv Sena as a worker, can be gauged from the high voltage drama going on in Maharashtra. Meanwhile, there is a discussion about his caste on the internet.

Shinde belongs to Maratha caste
Eknath Shinde hails from Satara district. It is also said to be the stronghold of Shivaji Maharaj. He belongs to the Maratha caste. In Maharashtra, 31 percent of the population belongs to the Maratha caste. According to political analysts, BJP did not have any Khati Maratha leader. In such a situation, if Shinde comes with BJP or gives support, then it will be beneficial for him.

Auto drivers were before joining politics
Eknath Shinde, MLA from Thane’s Kopari-Pachpakhadi, has been a strong leader of Shiv Sena for many decades. His son Shrikant Shinde was elected Lok Sabha MP for the second time from Kalyan seat. Shinde was also the house leader of Thane Municipal Corporation. Elected to the Legislative Assembly in 2004. Before joining politics, he was an auto rickshaw driver.

Won election in first attempt
Eknath Shinde came to Thane for studies and from here he came in contact with veteran Shiv Sena leader Anand Dighe. He started his political career in Shiv Sena at the age of 18. In 1997, Anand Dighe gave him the ticket of Thane Municipal Corporation and he won the election in his first attempt.

Image of aggressive Shiv Sainik
Eknath Shinde has an image as an aggressive Shiv Sainik. In 2004, he also contested the assembly elections. Here too he won on the first try. Since then he has won the assembly elections four times. Shinde had earlier served as the Minister of Public Works. He is presently the Minister of Urban Development in the Maharashtra Cabinet and the Guardian Minister of Thane District.

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