Prithviraj Chavan Birthday, Age, Family & Biography

Prithviraj Chavan

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BIRTHDAY 17 March, 1946
BIRTH PLACE Indore , Madhya Pradesh
AGE (in 2018) 72 Years Old
HEIGHT in centimeters- 178 cm
in meters- 1.78 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 10”
WEIGHT in Kilograms- 80 kg
in Pounds- 176.37 lbs
Last Updated on : March 17, 2018

More Professions : Chief Minister

Birthday Countdown, Age and Birthday Facts

72 years, 2 months, 9 days old age Prithviraj Chavan will turn 73 on 17 March, 2019. Only 9 months, 18 days, 23 hours, 47 minutes has left for his next birthday.

Birthdays Celebrated on Each Day of Week

Prithviraj Chavan has celebrated the total number of 72 birthdays till date. See the analysis by days count and bar graph.

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About   Edit

Prithviraj Chavan was born on 17-03-1946 in Indore in the state of Madhya Pradesh, India. He is an Indian Politician & Chief Minister.


Prithviraj Chavan was the 17th Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Chavan is a graduate of Birla Institute of Technology and Science and University of California in mechanical engineering. He spent time working in the field of aircraft instrumentation and designing audio recorders for anti-submarine warfare in the US before returning to India and becoming an entrepreneur in 1974. Referred to in the media as a technocrat with a clean, non-controversial image and a low-profile leader. 
Chavan was drawn into politics after meeting with Rajiv Gandhi. Chavan started his political career in 1991; his name was proposed by Mr. Hindurao Sakharam Jagtap (President of the Karad Taluka Youth Congress Committee) as the Congress party nominee in place of his late mother, and went on to win the seat of Karad thrice, in 1991, 1996 and 1998 but lost in 1999.
He has been involved in the Indian National Congress bureaucracy for most of his adult life, notably as a member of the Rajya Sabha (the upper house of the India's Parliament) and later architect of the civil nuclear liability bill. Chavan held five portfolios in the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government that includes the ministry of science and technology. He became chief minister of Maharashtra in 2010 at the instance of Congress President Sonia Gandhi succeeding Ashok Chavan. He resigned as the chief minister of Maharashtra after the ruling NCP-Congress alliance split in the state.

Family Relatives and Relation

Chavan is married to Satvasheela since 1976. They have a daughter named Ankita and a son named Jai.

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