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Who was Sudhir Joshi?

Sudhir G. Joshi (25 May 1940 – 17 February 2022) was an Indian politician from the state of Maharashtra and a senior leader of the Shiv Sena political party.

He was a cabinet minister in the Government of Maharashtra led by Manohar Joshi. He held Revenue and School Education portfolios. He was Mayor of Mumbai in 1973–74.

Senior Shiv Sena Leader Sudhir Joshi Dies At 81

Senior Shiv Sena leader and former minister Sudhir Joshi died of a brief illness here on Thursday, party sources said.

Sudhir Joshi was 81 and is survived by his son.

The Maharashtra government will accord a state funeral to the late leader, it was stated.

The senior leader was the nephew of former Chief Minister Manohar Joshi and was a minister in the latter’s cabinet in 1995.

He held the portfolios of school education and revenue.

According to party sources, Joshi had contracted COVID-19, but had recovered last week.

Sudhir Joshi began his political career as a corporator in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation in 1968 and went on to serve as Mumbai’s mayor in 1973-74.

Sudhir Joshi was among the first generation of Sena leaders and was actively involved in the party’s Stanik Lokadhikar Samiti, which was set up to provide jobs to locals.

Condoling the death, Maharashtra Governor Bhagat Singh Koshyari described Joshi as a dedicated organisation man.

Comments”I was saddened to know about the demise of former Minister Sudhir Joshi. He was a dedicated organisation man and a popular leader. He led a long struggle to secure the rights of locals and workers. Sudhir Joshi created his mark as Mayor of Mumbai, Member of the State Legislative Council, Leader of the Opposition and Minister. I offer my homage to the departed leader and convey my deepest condolences to the members of the bereaved family,” Mr Koshyari wrote in his condolence message.

Sudhir Joshi Biography, Wiki

He was born on May 25, 1940. So, you can check the Sudhir Joshi Wiki and other details from this page. Sudhir is a famous Indian politician of Maharashtra State. He had two departments Revenue and School Education. If you also checking details about his news, then follow this page.

He was a famous Indian politician of Maharashtra State and was a well-known senior leader of the Shiv Sena Party. He was also the Mayor of Mumbai, Minister of both the Revenue and School Education departments. The Sudhir was a cabinet minister in the Government of Maharashtra in the lead of Mr. Manohar Joshi.

Sudhir Joshi Biography Wikipedia
Sudhir Joshi
Real NameSudhir Joshi
Nickname Sudhir 
Profession Politician
GenderMale
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Wife NameSuhasini Joshi
Marital StatusMarried
Physical Status 
Age81 years old
Height5’6″ inch (Approx)
Weight70 Kg (Approx)
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Information
Date of Birth 25 May 1940
Death Date17 February 2022
Birth PlaceMumbai, British Raj
Death PlaceMumbai, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac signGemini
NationalityIndian
School NameNot Known
College NameUniversity of Mumbai
QualificationsGraduated
Family Profile
Father NameGajanan Joshi
Mother NameIndira Joshi
SiblingsNot Known
Career 
Source Of IncomeGovt. Salary
Net Worth, SalaryNot Known

Sudhir Joshi Career

Joshi started his political career by getting elected as a Corporator in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) in 1968. In the BMC elections of 1973, the Shiv Sena-Republican Party of India alliance won a majority. Hence, Joshi was elected to the post of Corporator for another term of 5 years.

In the wake of this victory, he was elected to the post of Mayor of Mumbai with the support of one Congress faction, the RPI and even some Corporators of the Muslim League. He remained in office till 1974, after which he resumed his duties as a Corporator till 1978. He was the first Mayor belonging to the Shiv Sena.

In 1986, he was elected as a Member of Legislative Council (Vidhan Parishad) in the state of Maharashtra. He held this position till 1999. During this period, from 1992 to 1995, he was the Leader of Opposition in the Vidhan Parishad.

In 1995, when the Shiv Sena-BJP alliance came to power, he was allotted the portfolios of Revenue Minister and School Education Minister. Joshi had been the President of the Sthaniya Lokadhikar Samiti (SLS) for 20 years, since 1977.

In 1997, after holding the two ministerial portfolios for two years, he resigned from the post of the SLS President. Under his leadership, the SLS had established and secured jobs for many native Maharashtrians in Mumbai’s 5 star hotels, banks, the insurance sector, multinational companies, and most importantly, Air India.

After Joshi met with an accident, however, the Revenue portfolio was given to Narayan Rane; when Joshi recovered and resumed office, the Revenue portfolio was not returned. He still held the School Education portfolio till his MLC term expired in July 1999. After this, he retired from active politics.

Sudhir Joshi Family

His Father’s name is Gajanan Joshi and his mother’s name is Indira Joshi. His height is 5’6″ inch and his weight is 70 kg approx. Sudhir Joshi‘s age was 81 years old.

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Who was Sudhir Joshi?

Sudhir G. Joshi (25 May 1940 – 17 February 2022) was an Indian politician from the state of Maharashtra and a senior leader of the Shiv Sena political party.

How did Sudhir Joshi die?

Senior Shiv Sena leader and former minister Sudhir Joshi died of a brief illness here on Thursday, party sources said.

How old was Sudhir Joshi?

Sudhir Joshi died at 81.

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