Sharad Pawar Current Affairs
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has released On My Terms: From the Grassroots to the Corridors of Power, an autobiography of former Union Minister Sharad Pawar.
It was released on the occasion of 75th birthday of Mr. Pawar at a function held at the Vigyan Bhavan in New Delhi.
In his autobiography, Mr Pawar has penned down his detailed experiences of political and social issues spanning 5 decades of his political career.
About Sharad Pawar
- Born on 12 December, 1940 in Katewadi village of Baramati tehsil in Pune district of Maharashtra.
- He is the only leader from Maharashtra who became Chief Minister 3 times from 1978 to 1980, 1988 to 1991 and 1993 to 1995.
- He also had held ministerial portfolios in several Congress led Government’s at the centre including Defence (1991 to 1993) and Agriculture (2004 to 2014) Minister.
- He also had served as the Chairman of the Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI) from 2005 to 2008 and as President of the International Cricket Council (ICC) from 2010 to 2012.