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Who is Anil Deshmukh?

Anil Deshmukh is an Indian politician from the state of Maharashtra. He is a senior leader of the Nationalist Congress Party. Deshmukh served as the Minister for Home Affairs in the Government of Maharashtra between 2019 and 2021.

Deshmukh had to resign as the Home Minister of Maharashtra in 2021 due to extortion and charges of laundering charges. He is currently under investigation by the Indian Central Bureau of Investigation and Enforcement Directorate, following accusations made by the former Mumbai Police commissioner Param Bir Singh.Deshmukh.

Since July 2021, Deshmukh has been untraceable and failed to appear for court appearances.

Former Maharashtra minister Anil Deshmukh, arrested by ED, to oppose remand before court today

Anil Deshmukh Biography, Wikipedia
Former Maharashtra minister Anil Deshmukh, arrested by ED, to oppose remand before the court today

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) arrested Anil Deshmukh, the former Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh after questioning him for over 12 hours at its office, in connection with a money laundering and corruption case against him. Deshmukh reached the ED office here around 12 pm and was kept at the ED office till over 12 am. At around 1.30 am, official sources told The Indian Express that Deshmukh, 71, was arrested under the provisions of the Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA).

NCP spokesperson Nawab Malik said Deshmukh’s arrest is politically motivated and aimed at maligning the image of the state’s Maha Vikas Aghadi government leaders.

Hitting out at the Centre, Malik, a minister in the Maharashtra government, said scaring leaders by abusing power should be stopped.

“The entire action (of arresting Deshmukh) is politically motivated. It is aimed at scaring the leaders of the Maha Vikas Aghadi (Shiv Sena-NCP-Congress alliance),” Malik told reporters.

Earlier in the day, a team of ED officials including its additional director flew in from Delhi to record the statement of Deshmukh.

Anil Deshmukh Biography, Wiki

Born on 09 May 1950, Anil Deshmukh’s age is 70 years as of 2020. He was born and brought up in a middle-class family in Vad Vihira village near Katol in Nagpur district, Maharashtra, India.

He completed his early schooling at Katol High School in Katol, Nagpur. After that, he enrolled himself at the College of Agriculture, Nagpur University from where he completed his Master of Science degree in Agriculture.

Anil Deshmukh, also known as Anil Vasantrao Deshmukh is an Indian Politician from Maharashtra, and also a senior leader of the Nationalist Congress Party. Anil Deshmukh had also served as the Minister of Home Affairs in the Government of Maharashtra from 2019 to 2021.

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Anil Deshmukh
Full nameAnil Vasantrao Deshmukh
ProfessionPolitician
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters– 178 cm
in meters– 1.78 m
in feet & inches– 5’ 10”
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Politics
Political PartyNationalist Congress Party
Political Journey• Minister of State for Education and Culture (1995)
• Minister of State for School Education, Information and Public Relations and Sports & Youth affairs in 1999
• Minister of Public Works Department in 2004
• Minister of Food and Civil Supplies and Consumer affairs in 2009
• Minister of Home Affairs in 2019
• Resigned as Maharashtra’s Home Minister on 5 April 2021
Personal Life
Date of Birth9 May 1950 (Tuesday)
Age (as of 2021)71 Years
BirthplaceKatol, Maharashtra
Zodiac signTaurus
NationalityIndian
HometownNagpur, Maharashtra
SchoolKatol High School
College/UniversityAgriculture College, Nagpur Punjabrao Deshmukh Krishi Vidyapeeth
[2]My NetaEducational Qualification• B. Sc. from Agriculture College, Nagpur
• M. Sc. from Agriculture College, Nagpur
ControversyIn 2021, Anil Deshmukh faced accusations from the ex-police commissioner of Mumbai, Param Bir Singh. Param Bir Singh, in a letter, revealed that Anil Deshmukh had asked Sachin Vaze that he had a target of collecting Rs. 100 crore per month from several bars, restaurants, and other establishments. However, Deshmukh denied the allegations saying that Param Bir is trying to save himself by blaming others and he further added that he will file a defamation case against Param Bir if he fails to prove his claims. On 5 April 2021, after the Bombay High Court directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to conduct a preliminary investigation into former Mumbai Commissioner of Police Param Bir Singh’s allegations levelled against Deshmukh, he resigned as Maharashtra’s Home Minister. To probe corruption allegations against Anil Deshmukh, the CBI registered a preliminary inquiry on 6 April 2021.
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Family
Wife/SpouseAarti Deshmukh
ChildrenSon– Hrishikesh Deshmukh

Salil Deshmukh
SiblingsAnil Deshmukh has a sister
Style Quotient
Car CollectionFord Endeavour
Money Factor
Net Worth (approx.)Rs. 19.5 crore (as of 2019)

Anil Deshmukh Career

Anil Deshmukh started his political career as a chairman of Nagpur Zilla Parishad. After which he won the state assembly election from Katol’s seat as an independent candidate in 1995 and become the Member of the Legislative Assembly of Maharashtra. He won from the same constituency back to back till 2014. In 2014, he lost the Katol seat to his nephew Ashish Deshmukh.

He served as a Minister of State in 1995 in the BJP-Shiv Sena coalition government under the portfolios of Education and Culture. Later on, he joined the National Congress Party in 1999 and served as the Minister of State under the portfolios like School Education, Information and Public Relations, and Sports & Youth Welfare. In 2001, he was promoted as a cabinet minister in the State Government and served at different government departments till 2014.

In 2019, he again won the Katol constituency as an NCP candidate in 2019 Maharashtra Assembly Elections. He was appointed as the Home Minister of Maharashtra in 2019 when the Mahavikas alliance of NCP, Congress, and Shiv Sena came in power under the leadership of Chief Minister Uddhav Thackeray. He is also the Guardian Minister of Gondia district.

Anil Deshmukh Wife and Family

Anil Deshmukh is married to Aarti Deshmukh. He has two sons, his elder son’s name is Salil Deshmukh and his younger son’s name is Hrishikesh Deshmukh. His elder daughter-in-law’s name is Riddhi Deshmukh and his younger daughter-in-law’s name is Rahat Deshmukh.

Anil Deshmukh with wife Aarti Deshmukh
Anil Deshmukh with wife Aarti Deshmukh

Anil Deshmukh Controverises

Recently he made the headlines when he stated that the case of Sushant Singh Rajput suicide was politicized for political gains. He also condemned the demand to transfer the Sushant Singh Rajput case to the Central Bureau of Investigation. He added that Mumbai Police has started the investigation in the case and the case was properly handled by the Mumbai Police.

Moreover, earlier Anil Deshmukh also ruled out every request for the CBI probe in the Sushant Singh Rajput case and stated that Mumbai Police will continue to investigate the matter.

Anil Deshmukh FAQ’s

Who is Anil Deshmukh?

Anil Deshmukh is an Indian politician from the state of Maharashtra. He is a senior leader of the Nationalist Congress Party. Deshmukh served as the Minister for Home Affairs in the Government of Maharashtra between 2019 and 2021.

How old is Anil Deshmukh?

Currently, Anil Deshmukh is 70 years old.

Who is Anil Deshmukh’s wife?

Anil Deshmukh is married to Aarti Deshmukh.

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