Nitin Jayram Gadkari is a notable name in the world of politics. He happens to be a senior leader of the Bhartiya Janata Party. He is presently serving as the Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping. He had completed his M.Com. & L.L.B. from the University of Nagpur.He also holds a Diploma degree in Business Management (DBM).
Prior to this post, NitinGadkari served Public Works Department’s(PWD) minister in Maharashtra and beautifully reconstructed it from top to bottom. He is known to have constructed a line of roads, flyovers and highways across the state including the YashwantraoChavan Mumbai–Pune Expressway. He was even appointed as the Chairman of National Rural Road Development Committee by the Central Government.
Gadkari has served as the President of the BharatiyaJanata Party from 2010-2013. He was both preceded and succeeded by Rajnath Singh in this office.
He is known as the flyovers man because of his work in constructing roads, expressways and flyovers. He strongly believes in socio-economic development as well as environment protection. He is a social worker, too. His prominent achievements include his dedicated working towards the upliftment of farmers and offering them better living opportunities.
Furthermore, his political career was marked by several scandals against him, which included several cases of bribery and corruption allegations. Most tragic one was the largely unexplained death of a seven-year-old girl. She died in a vehicle owned by him. This caused him various troubles but he has handled all of it with great maturity.
During his early years, he had worked for the BharatiyaJanataYuvaMorcha and the famous student union Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad. He is known to have organised the 28th National Convention of ABVP.