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Who is Sanjay Raut?

Sanjay Rajaram Raut (born 15 November 1961) is an Indian politician from Shiv Sena party. He is a member of the Parliament of India representing Maharashtra in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament.

He is also the Executive Editor of Marathi newspaper Saamana, published by Uddhav Thackeray, the Shiv Sena party leader.

Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut taken into custody by ED after day-long raids

Shiv Sena’s Sanjay Raut taken into custody by ED after day-long raids

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on July 31 conducted a search at Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut’s residence in Mumbai in connection with a money laundering case and after nine hours of quizzing, the agency took the Shiv Sena MP and Uddhav Thackeray loyalist into custody, sources said. The action follows two summonses issued by the ED against Mr. Raut, the latest being on July 27.

Mr. Raut was summoned for questioning by the ED in a money laundering case linked to the alleged irregularities in the re-development of a Mumbai ‘chawl’ and related transactions involving his wife and ‘associates’.

Mr. Raut had appeared before the agency in Mumbai to record his statement on July 1 in connection with the case. After that, the ED had summoned him twice, but he had skipped the summonses citing his engagement with the ongoing Parliament session.

Sanjay Raut Biography, Wiki

Sanjay Raut is a political figure from the Shiv Sena party which is a party representing Maharashtra in the Rajya Sabha.

In addition to this, he is also the executive editor of the newspaper Saamana, which is published by the founder of the party, Uddhav Thackeray. Sanjay Raut is also the writer for the film Thackeray that stars Nawazuddin Siddiqui and Amrita Rao.

Sanjay Raut is an Indian Politician and a member of parliament from Maharashtra Rajya Sabha Constituency. Sanjay Raut is also the writer and executive editor of Marathi newspaper “Dainik Saamana.” He is the editor of Dainik Saamna for the past 30 years

Sanjay Raut was born on 15 November 1961 in Alibagh, Maharashtra, India. His father’s name is Shri Rajaram Raut, and his mother’s name is Savita Rajaram Raut. Sanjay completed his graduation by B.Com from Mumbai University, Maharashtra.

Sanjay got married to Varsha Raut on 16 February 1993. They have two daughters.

Sanjay Raut biography Wikipedia
Sanjay Raut
Real NameSanjay Rajaram Raut
Nick NameSanjay Raut
ProfessionPolitician, Journalist, Writer, Film Producer
Date Of Birth15 November 1961 (Wednesday)
Age60 Years (In 2022)
BirthplaceAlibag, Maharashtra, India
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Present Residence AddressMaitri, Friends Colony, Bhandup, Mumbai
NationalityIndian
ReligionHinduism
Zodiac Sign/Star SignScorpio
HobbiesSocial Service & Watching Movies & Sports
Food HabitsNot Known
CasteSomvanshi Kshatriya Pathare

Sanjay Raut Career

Sanjay started his political career from the election of Rajya Sabha 2004. He elected and became a member of Rajya Sabha.

In 2005, He became the leader and voice of the Shiv Sena Party.

He has also worked as a member of the Committee on Home Affairs and Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Civil AviationMember in October 2005 – May 2009.

In 2010, Sanjay was re-elected to Rajya Sabha Election 2010.

From 2010- 2016, he has worked as a member of the Committee on Food Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution for the Ministry of Power.

In 2016 he re-elected for Rajya sabha Election 2016.

Sanjay Raut is also a journalist and writer. Before becoming a politician, he was a crime reporter. He has also worked for Navshakti Newspaper, Indian Express Newspaper, and Lokprabha Marathi Newspaper.

Later he became the editor of Marathi newspaper “Dainik Saamana,” which is published by Balasaheb Thackeray (the founder of Shiv Sena party). Sanjay is the editor of Dainik Saamna for the past 30 years.

Sanjay is also a film producer. In 2019 he made a biographical film Thackeray (2019), which is written by him. This film is a biopic of Balasaheb Thackeray, the founder of the Indian political party Shiv Sena.

Sanjay is also connected from the Somvanshi Kshatriya Pathare community.

In April 2015, Sanjay came in controversies by saying the voting rights of Muslims should be revoked for some years to ensure the community is not used for vote bank politics.

Sanjay Raut Wife

Talking about Raut’s marital status, he is married. He was married on 16 February 1993 to teacher Varsat Raut. Sanjay Raut’s wife’s name is Varsat Raut with whom he has a daughter Purvashi Raut and a son Sandeep Raut.

Sanjay Raut Controversy

  • After the arrest of the two girls who posted and liked a comment on Facebook about their view of Mumbai shutting down after the death of Bala Saheb Thackeray, he justified saying “We support the police’s action, the Facebook comments could have led to a law and order situation.
  • In April 2015, he made another controversy by writing an article in his newspaper. In the newspaper Saamna, he wrote in a column, “Till Muslims are used as vote-banks, they have no future. This is why Bal Thackeray had demanded that Muslims’ voting rights be taken away.
  • In August 2020, he made controversial remarks on Sushant Singh Rajput’s father. He was criticized for his statements and was asked to apologize.
  • In September 2020, he made controversial remarks on Kangana Ranaut. He was criticized for his statements and was asked to apologize.

Sanjay Raut FAQ’s

Who is Sanjay Raut?

Sanjay Rajaram Raut (born 15 November 1961) is an Indian politician from Shiv Sena party. He is a member of the Parliament of India representing Maharashtra in the Rajya Sabha, the upper house of the Indian Parliament.

How old is Sanjay Raut?

Sanjay Raut is currently 60 years old.

Why is Sanjay Raut arrested?

The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on July 31 conducted a search at Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut’s residence in Mumbai in connection with a money laundering case and after nine hours of quizzing, the agency took the Shiv Sena MP and Uddhav Thackeray loyalist into custody, sources said. The action follows two summonses issued by the ED against Mr. Raut, the latest being on July 27.

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