Eknath Shinde, Guardian minister of Thane, a rising politician in Shivsena, whose dynamic personality, working abilities have thundered the opposition including the Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis. Strong waves of demand have started blowing for demands of Eknath Shinde to be the next Chief Minister.
Shinde whose political strategy has led to an end of the long reign of the NCP senior leader Ganesh Naik, who had a stronghold in Navi Mumbai. The city which once was a hub of NCP voters, Rajan Vichare who fought the MP elections under the guidance of Shivsena Thane District President, Eknath Shinde, a captured majority of votes from Navi Mumbai, defeated the then MP Dr Sanjeev Naik, Son of Ganesh Naik.
Shivsena had never won the MLC seat from Thane, however, under the leadership of Eknath Shinde, Shivsena defeated the four-time deputy chairman of MLC, NCP leader, Late. Vasant. Davkhare. This was one of the greatest achievement for Shivsena, under the strategy set by Shinde.
Eknath Shinde, in 2017 retained the fort i.e. the Thane Municipal Corporation. The corporation has been under the shadow of Shivsena for 25 years. Under the leadership of Kingmaker Eknath Shinde, Shivsena successfully obtained the majority and once again retained a strong hold on TMC.
Thane which is known as one of the strongest forts of Shivsena, but Shivsena had never captured the Zilla Parishad seats with the majority. But history was created in 2017, as Shivsena thundered NCP, by bagging the majority of seats. This was one of the most ambitious victories for Shivsena. Shivsena captured the rural areas of Thane district, Guardian minister Eknath Shinde had a lion’s share in achieving the feat in Zilla Parishad elections.
In 2014, Eknath Shinde elected victorious consequently for the third time as an MLA from Kopri- Pachpakhadi constituency. Looking at his overall performance in terms of the development of Thane and his reach with the people, Shivsena Head Uddhav Thackrey declared him ministerial candidate from Shivsena and accordingly Shinde was allotted the responsibility of Public Department Works (PWD) ministry.
Eknath Shinde was given the charge of the most prestigious Palghar Loksabha, where the Shivsena candidate gave a tough fight and lost by a short margin. However, it was a great success for Shivsena, as it had never fought election from Palghar Loksabha constituency. The efforts taken by Eknath Shinde during Palghar elections were applauded loudly by the party leaders as well. Recently, taking into consideration Shinde’s seniority in the party and his success, he was appointed as the leader of Shivsena.
When it comes to Shivsena and Thane, it must be Eknath Shinde, no other leader can execute proper plans for Shivsena in Thane. Eknath Shinde has been always seen giving priority to developmental works. From a common man to a cabinet minister, Eknath Shine has travelled so far.
Now it has been demanded that if Shivsena wins the 2019 Assembly election by majority, Shinde should be the Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Dedication of Eknath Shinde in public works and his rigid control on the administration makes him extraordinary. If we have a glance at the seniority and success in Shivsena, Shinde is the only option favourable for CM candidate. Shivsena Head Uddhav Thackrey has always showered words of praises on Shinde’s work. Even after the sad demise of Anand Dighe, “Shivsenechi Thane, Thanyachi Shivsena” remained just because of Eknath Shinde.
Eknath Shinde is expected to be the CM candidate for Shivsena in the 2019 elections. The party will be privileged to appoint one of the brilliant minds as a CM candidate. The best part of Eknath Shinde, in his entire political career, there have been no allegations on him. Even opposition party members respect Shinde for his devoted work. Everyone, especially citizens of Thane district wish that Eknath Shinde should become the next Chief Minister of Maharashtra.