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Shri Chavan Ashokrao Shankarrao

Shri Chavan Ashokrao Shankarrao


The former chief minister of Maharashtra Ashok Shankarrao Chavan was born on 28 October 1958. He had served as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra from 8 December 2008 to 9 November 2010. Chavan is son of former Chief Minister of Maharashtra Shankarrao Chavan and Kusum Chavan. He entered into politics as the General Secretary of Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee. He did his graduation in Science and has obtained his Master's in Business Management. Chavan's father, Shankarrao Chavan had also been two Chief Minister of Maharashtra. The father–son duo were the first in the state's history to become chief ministers. On 14 May 1982, Chavan got married to Ameeta. Ameeta is current member of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly from Bhokar constituency which was represent by both Shankarrao Chavan and Chavan himself. Chavan and Ameeta have twins daughters names Srijaya and Sujaya. He entered into politics by becoming the General Secretary of Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee. Currently, he is the President of Sai Sevabhavi Trust Nanded, a charitable voluntary organisation. During his political career, he had served as Minister for Cultural Affairs, Industries, Mines and Protocol in the Vilasrao Deshmukh government.

Personal Life

Full Name Shri Chavan Ashokrao Shankarrao
Date of Birth 28 Oct 1958 (Age 60)
Place of Birth Mumbai (Maharashtra)
Party name Indian National Congress
Education Post Graduate
Profession Agriculturist, Businessperson
Father's Name Shri Shankarrao Bhaurao Chavan
Mother's Name Smt. Kusumtai Shankarrao Chavan
Spouse's Name Smt. Ameeta Ashok Chavan
Spouse's Profession Politician
No of Daughters 2


Permanent address 1-2-163, Anand Nilayam, Shivaji Nagar,Distt. Nanded- 431602, MaharashtraTel : (02462) 234081, 09821527561 (M)Fax : (02462) 237732
Present address 4, South Avenue Lane,New Delhi-110011Tel : (011) 23794763, 09821527561(M)
Contact number 02462-234081, 237181, 231004, 222581
Email asho.shankarrao@sansad.nic.in
Website NA
Social Handles

Interesting Facts

Ashok Shankarrao Chavan loves reading and travelling. He also has a special interest in table tennis. He has also conducted Mass Marriage Programme for the benefit of people belonging to economically weaker sections and below poverty line families.

Political Timeline

  • 3 July 2015
    Member, Sub Committee-III, Committee on Estimates.
  • 2008 - 2010
    Chief Minister, Govt. of Maharashtra (Two Times).
  • 2004 - 2008
    Minister for Industries, Mining, Culture Affairs and Protocol, Govt. of Maharashtra.
  • 2003 - 2004
    Minister for Transport, Ports, Culture Affairs and Protocol, Govt. of Maharashtra.
  • 2 March 2015
    President : Maharashtra Pradesh Congress.
  • 1999 - May, 2014
    Member, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly (Three Terms).
  • 1999 - 2003
    Minister for Revenue and Protocol, Govt. of Maharashtra.
  • 1999 - 2001
    Member, Zonal Rail Users Consultative Committee of South Central Railways.
  • 1995 - 1999
    General Secretary, Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee.
  • 1993 - 1995
    Minister of State for Public Works, Urban Development and Home, Govt. of Maharashtra.
  • 1992 - 1998
    Member, Maharashtra Legislative Council.
  • 1991 - 1992
    Member, Advisory Panel, Central Film Censor Board, Mumbai.
  • 1987 - 1989
    Elected to 8th Lok Sabha.
  • 1987 - 1989
    Member, Divisional Rail Users Consultative Committee, Hyderabad.
  • 1987 - 1989
    Member, Advisory Committee South Central, Ministry of Railway.
  • 1987 - 1989
    Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.
  • 1987 - 1989
    Member, Standing Committee on Environment and Forests.
  • 1986 - 1995
    Vice-President and General Secretary, Maharashtra Pradesh Youth Congress Committee.
  • 1985
    Ashok Shankarrao Chavan became the Chairman of Sanjay Gandhi Niradhar Yojana, Nanded City.
  • 14 Aug. 2014 - 30 April 2017
    Member, Committee on Estimates.
  • 1 Sep. 2014 onwards
    Member, Hindi Salahkar Samiti, Ministry of Human Resource Development.
  • 1 Sep. 2014
    Member, Standing Committee on Urban Development.
  • 1 Sep. 2014
    Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Civil Aviation.
  • Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (2nd term).
Net Worth35.82 CRORE
Liabilities3.05 CRORE

Disclaimer: The information relating to the candidate is an archive based on the self-declared affidavit filed at the time of elections. The current status may be different. For the latest on the candidate kindly refer to the affidavit filed by the candidate with the Election Commission of India in the recent election.


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