Sharad Govindrao Pawar is an Indian politician who serves as the president of the Nationalist Congress Party which he founded in 1999, after separating from the Indian National Congress. He previously served as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra on three separate occasions and held the posts of Minister of Defence and Minister of Agriculture in the Government of India. Pawar hails from the town of Baramati in the Pune district of Maharashtra. He is a member of the Rajya Sabha where he leads the NCP delegation. He holds a position of prominence in national politics as well as the regional politics of Maharashtra.
A joint opposition would petition the President that it be invited to form the government in case the Lok Sabha results throw up an unclear mandate. NCP chief Sharad Pawar and TDP’s Chandrababu Naidu.. IndiaTimes - Published
TDP chief N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday met SP and BSP leaders, continuing his efforts to put together a coalition to form the next government at the Centre. The separate meetings with Akhilesh Yadav.. IndiaTimes - Published
Terrorists had planned to carry out a blast at Matoshree, the abode of the Thackerays in 1989, forcing Shiv Sena patriarch Bal Thackeray to direct every member of the house to shift to a safer place.. DNA - Published