Who is Amit Shah?
Amith Shah is a Politician in India, who belongs to BJP (Bharatiya Janata Party). He is a well-known leader of BJP with sufficient experience in his professional field. He is presently serving as BJP National President. Amit Shah played an important role as a supreme force in the party’s emergence in Indian Politics and became the new face of current BJP.
Amit Shah Profile
|Full Name||Amitbhai Anilchandra Shah|
|Nick Name||Amit Shah|
|Member of||BJP Party|
|Amit Shah Qualification||President of BJP Party|
|Profession before Politics||Served as Stockbroker and also in few co-operative banks in Ahmedabad|
|Party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Date of Birth||Oct 22 1964|
|Amit Shah Age||54 years|
|Birth Place||Mumbai, India|
|Married to||Smt. Sonalbahen|
|Amit Shah Son||Jay|
Early Life of Amit Shah before entering Politics
Amith Shah was born in Mumbai in a wealthy Jain Family. AnilChandra Shah, his father used to run PVC Pipes dealing business. His schooling completed in Mehsana and graduated in bio-chemistry in Ahmedabad from CU Shah Science College. At the age of 14, he joined RSS (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh). He took over the business of his father for some time. He Served as a stock-broker and also worked with Ahmedabad co operative banks.
In 2000, he elected and appointed as the ADCB (Ahmedabad District Co-operative Bank) President. At that time, ADCB (Ahmedabad District Co-operative Bank) was in difficulties on the edge of shutting down with a loss of Rs.36 crore and required creative and visionary guidance and leadership.
Amith Shah took the bank charge and in a year, he turned its karma and recorded Rs. 27 crore profits within a year time. He also assured that most of the directors of banks remained loyal and faithful to BJP. He married Sonal Shah and Amit Shah Son was Jay Shah.
Political Career of Amith Shah
He joined RSS at his 14 years. Amith Shah was a volunteer for RSS in his graduation and used to attend all the Local RSS Shakhas. In 1982, he met Narendra Modi for the first time. During those days, Modi was a promoter (pracharak) of RSS party and was leading the Ahmedabad youth activities.
In the same year 1982, Amiit Shah became the RSS Student Body, ABVP (Akhila Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad) secretary.
AmitShah’s BJP Journey
In 1986, he joined BJP. After a year, he became BJP’s youth section BJYM ( Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha) activist. He rose gradually and held various important posts such as general secretary, state secretary and vice president among others. He campaigned L. K. Advani, a senior BJP Leader who contested from Gandhi Nagar Constituency from Gujarat in the 1991 Elections.
Political Role in Gujarat
In October 2001, Narendra Modi appointed as Gujarat Chief Minister and the high command of BJP removed Keshubhai Patel due to poor administrative achievement and performance. Later in the state, Amit shah gained political importance.
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In 2002, he won Gujarat Legislative Assembly Elections with a margin of 1, 60, 000 votes from Sarkhej Assembly. In 2004, the UPA central government took a decision to cancel POTA (Prevention of Terror Acts) Law, but Amit Shah managed for the passing of GCOC (Gujarat Control of Organised Crime) Bill in the state assembly. A lot of opposition faced for passing the bill but Shah successfully defended it.
AmitShah’s National Politics Entry
After BJP’s victory in Indian General Elections held in 2014, a new life of Amit shah’s political career started. Shah’s influence in the party increased since Narendra Modi became the Prime Minister of India. He was chosen as the in charge of Uttar Pradesh by Rajnath Singh, BJP party President and also was appointed as General Secretary of the Party.
Under Amit Shah’s ruling and vision, BJP won 73 out of 80 seats of parliamentary in UttarPradesh state which was exceptional. The high command of the party congratulated and praised him for him abilities.
In 2014 July, without any opposition he was appointed as National President of BJP replacing Rajnath Singh, old and experienced party leader. In 2016 January, he re-elected to the post.
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