About Amit Shah

Amit Shah was born to Smt. Kusumben and Shri Anilchandra Shah, an affluent Gujarati family in the year 1964 in Mumbai.

He lived and studied in his paternal village Maansa, Gujarat until the age of 16, when upon completion of his school education, his family shifted to Ahmedabad. As a young boy he was always inspired by the stories of the great patriots of the nation and dreamt of working for the progress of the motherland..

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April 18, 2021

IS TAGORE AN OUTSIDER IN UP? FOR TAMIL NADU, SUBHASH CHANDRA BOSE AN OUTSIDER? …

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April 13, 2021

Amit Shah | ‘BJP will take lead in Kolkata presidency area - The Hindu

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April 7, 2021

Bengal win will be bigger than the 2017 UP victory: Amit Shah - The Economic Ti…

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  1. Journey

    2021

    Assume Charge as Minister of Cooperation

    Assume Charge as Minister of Cooperation Read More

  2. Journey

    2019

    Took oath as Union Minister in Modi government (30 May 2019)

    Took oath as Union Minister in Modi government Read More

  3. Journey

    2019

    Assume Charge as Union Home Minister (01 June 2019)

    Assume Charge as Union Home Minister Read More

  4. Journey

    2019

    Took oath as Member of Parliament Lok Sabha (17 June 2019)

    Took oath as Member of Parliament Lok Sabha Read More

  5. Journey

    2017

    Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha)

    Member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha) Read More

  6. Journey

    2016

    Trustee, Shri Somnath Temple, Gujarat

    In the year 2016, Shri Amit Shah was made the trustee of the Somnath Temple Trust. Aadi Jyothirlinga Shri Somnath Mahadev Temple is one of the 12 sacred Jyotirlingas, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and Shri Lal Krishna Advani are also the trustees of this Trust. Read More

  7. Journey

    2016

    Re-elected as the National President of the BJP

    On January 24, 2016, Shri Amit Shah was re-elected as BJP National President. The Bharatiya Janata Party is being continuosly expanded under the chairmanship of Shri Amit Shah. Read More

  8. Journey

    2014

    President, Gujarat State Cricket Association

    In 2014, after Shri Narendra Modi became the Prime Minister of India, Mr. Amit Shah was appointed the President of "Gujarat State Cricket Association". With his efforts GCA's "Motera Cricket Stadium" is rapidly growing to be in the category of the world's most modern stadiums. Read More

  9. Journey

    2014

    National President, BJP

    Acknowledging Shri Amit Shah’s capability and commitment towards the party's ideology, the senior party leaders appointed him as the BJP's National President in July 2014. Just 49 year old Amit Shah became the youngest president of the party. Read More

  10. Journey

    2013

    National General Secretary, BJP

    Recognizing the efficacy of Amit Bhai, the BJP's national leadership made him the National General Secretary before the 2014 Lok Sabha elections and the in-charge of Uttar Pradesh that had 80 MPs. BJP won 73 of the 80 Lok Sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh. Read More

  11. Journey

    2010

    Fake Encounter Case

    Owing to the political malevolence, Amit Shah was sent to jail in 2010 in a fake encounter case. In 2015, in a special court of the CBI Amit bhai was released in this fake encounter case by stating that “all these actions were politically motivated.” Read More

  12. Journey

    2009

    President, Central Board of Cricket Association, Ahmedabad Vice-President, Gujarat State Cricket Association

    In 2009, Shri Amit bhai Shah was appointed as the President of the Ahmedabad Central Board of Cricket Association and the Vice-President of Gujarat State Cricket Association. Read More

  13. Journey

    2006

    President, Gujarat Chess Association

    Shri Amit Shah became the President of “Gujarat Chess Association” in 2006 and it was during his period only the national competition of chess “National B” was organized in Gujarat. Read More

  14. Journey

    2002

    Minister, Gujarat Government

    Shri Amit Shah was sworn in as a minister for the first time in 2002 and as the minister Amit bhai was handed over the responsibility of some important departments like Home, Traffic, Prohibition, Parliamentary Affiars, Law and Excise. Read More

  15. Journey

    2001

    National Coordinator, Cooperative Wing, BJP

    In 2001, Shri Amit Shah was appointed as the National Coordinator of the Cooperative Wing of Bharatiya Janta Party and Amit bhai praised so much during his tenure that some people even gave him the title of the Grandfather of the Cooperative Movement Read More

  16. Journey

    2000

    Chairman, Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank

    At an age of only 36 years, Shri Amit bhai became the young Chairman of the Ahmedabad District Cooperative Bank. In a short span of one year, Amit bhai not only recovered the loss of 20.28 crore rupees but made the bank attain a profit of 6.60 crore rupees and distributed a dividend of 10 percent, Read More

  17. Journey

    1999

    State Vice-President, Gujarat BJP

    Just after one year, Shri Amit Shah was entrusted with the responsibility of Vice-President of the Gujarat unit of Bharatiya Janta Party in 1999. Read More

  18. Journey

    1998

    State Secretary, Gujarat BJP

    Due to the organizational efficiency of Shri Amit Shah, he was appointed the President of the Gujarat unit of Bharatiya Janta Party in the year 1998. Read More

  19. Journey

    1997

    National Treasurer- Bharatiya Janta Yuva Morcha (BJYM)

    Due to the political activism and efficiency of Shri Amit Shah, he was appointed National Treasurer of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) in 1997. Read More

  20. Journey

    1997

    MLA, Sarkhej and Naranpura constituencies (1997 to 2017)

    In 1997, Shri Amit Shah was nominated for the first time as a BJP candidate from BJP's Sarkhej Legislative Assembly and won with a large number of votes. The popularity of Amit Bhai in the assembly constituency can be adjudged with the fact that his victory margin went on increasing in every next elections. Read More

  21. Journey

    1995

    President, Gujarat State Finance Corporation

    Shri Amitbhai Shah became Chairman of Gujarat State Finance Corporation in 1995. During his term, the corporation not only came out of the deficit, but its profits increased by 214 percent. Under the chairmanship of Mr. Amit Shah, for the first time in the corporation, the lease purchase method, working capital loan and truck loan were introduced. Read More

  22. Journey

    1989

    Secretary, BJP, Ahmedabad City, Gujarat

    Shri Amit Shah was made the secretary of the BJP Ahmedabad city in 1989. He successfully performed the responsibility of the publicity of Shri Ram Janm Bhoomi movement and the Ekta Yatra. In the meantime, Amit Bhai’s long lasting contact with Mr. LK Advani happened when Mr. Advani contested election from the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency. Read More

  23. Journey

    1987

    Joined the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM)

    In 1987, Mr. Amit Shah joined Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM), the youth wing of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and started his political career. Shri Amit Shah played an active role in various activities of Yuva Morcha. http://www.bjym.org/ Read More

  24. Journey

    1982

    Joint Secretary, Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad (ABVP) – Gujarat

    It was evidence of the efficacy and activism of Mr. Amit Shah that after two years, in 1982 he was made the Joint Secretary of the Gujarat unit of Akhil Bharatiy Vidyarthi Parishad (ABVP). Read More

  25. Journey

    1980

    Got associated with the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) and became the worker of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad

    In 1980, at the age of 16 years, being inspired by the ideologies of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) he became the volunteer of the Sangh and after becoming the worker of its students wing, the Akhil Bharatiy Vidhyarthi Parishad (ABVP) he actively participated in several organizational activities. Read More

  26. Journey

    1964

    Born on 22 October 1964 in Mumbai

    Shri Amit Shah was born in 1964 in Mumbai, in the prosperous Gujarati family of Mrs. Kusumben and Mr. Anilchandra Shah. Up to the age of sixteen years, he stayed in his ancestral village of Mansa in Gujarat and got his schooling there itself. After completing his schooling, his family moved to Ahmedabad. In his hildhood, he used to get inspired by the biographies of the great nationalists, owing to this inspiration, he also dreamed of serving the Motherland and contributing to the progress of the nation. Read More

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