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.
This intervention of the NCP comes after the Delhi Congress unit's divergent views on an AAP-Congress tie up came to a head when Delhi Congress Chief Sheila Dikshit went on-record to convey her.. IndiaTimes - Published
"BJP may emerge as the single largest party post parliamentary elections and will have to seek support of allies (to form the government). In that scenario, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is unlikely to.. DNA - Published Also reported by •IndiaTimes
NCP sources told TOI on Monday that Sharad Pawar chose to opt out as his party in Madha was plagued by factionalism between MP Vijaysinh Mohite Patil and his arch rival Sanjay Shinde. A few days ago,.. IndiaTimes - Published
"There was a discussion among family members that there were already two people from our family contesting the elections and therefore, I decided not to contest Lok Sabha," Sharad Pawar said on Monday. DNA - Published