Sunday , May 19 2024

Former Maharashtra CM and veteran Shiv Sena leader Manohar Joshi passes away

Manohar Joshi, who was active in politics for almost 5 decades, was also the Chief Minister of the state. His political career started as a councilor of the Mumbai Municipal Corporation, then became Mayor, member of the Legislative Council, MLA, MP of the Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha and a Union Minister and then Speaker of the Lok Sabha. NDA government. Born on 2 December 1937 in Nandvi in ​​Raigarh district of Maharashtra, Joshi was educated in Mumbai. She was married to Anga Manohar Joshi, who died in 2020 at the age of 75. He is survived by a son and two daughters.

Manohar Joshi was the first CM of Shiv Sena

Originally from Beed, Maharashtra, Manohar Joshi was born on 2 December 1937 in Nandvi village of Raigarh district. After pursuing civil engineering from Mumbai's renowned Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute (VJTI), he joined the RSS and later Shiv Sena. In the 70s, he was elected first as a councilor and then as a member of the Legislative Council.

Shiv Sena first came to power in Maharashtra in 1995

When Shiv Sena first came to power in Maharashtra in 1995, it formed a government with the BJP. Shiv Sena got the reins of power and Bal Thackeray crowned his most trusted Manohar Joshi as the Chief Minister, thus giving Joshi the title of being the first Chief Minister of Shiv Sena. Manohar Joshi became the Chief Minister on 14 March 1995 and remained in this post till 31 January 1999. Thus Manohar Joshi held the charge for 3 years 323 days but could not complete the tenure of five years.