1. second youngest chief minister of maharashtra
Devendra Fadnavis is the second leader after NCP Chief Sharad Pawar to become the Chief Minister of Maharashtra at the age of 44. Sharad Pawar was successful in becoming the Chief Minister of Maharashtra at the age of 38.
2. The country’s second youngest mayor
Devendra Fadnavis became the second youngest mayor in India. At the age of 27, he became the youngest mayor in Nagpur while at the age of 21 he managed to become a corporator.
3. Devendra Fadnavis’s father Gadkari’s political mentor
Devendra Fadnavis’s father Gangadhar Rao Fadnavis was MLC and also a political mentor of BJP veteran Nitin Gadkari. Devendra Fadnavis was 17 years old when his father Gangadhar Rao died at the age of 71.
4. Refusal to study in local Indira Convent School due to imposition of emergency
Devendra Fadnavis’s father Gangadhar Rao Fadnavis was sent to jail during the Emergency. The woman who imposed emergency in the country was the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. Angered by Indira’s decision, Devendra Fadnavis refused to attend the local Indira Convent School and preferred to study in the Saraswati Vidyalaya run by the RSS.
5. Awarded Best Parliamentarian Award and Nagabhushan Award
In 2002-2003, he was awarded the Best Parliamentarian Award by the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association. Whereas in the year 2016, he was awarded the Nagabhushan Award for his outstanding work in Vidarbha.
6. Devendra Fadnavis is rich in talent
At the behest of a childhood friend, she did modeling work in Nagpur, which was a huge hit. Later Devendra Fadnavis studied law but did not show interest in practicing. Later he studied Business Management and Project Management from the German Foundation for International Development and submitted papers on Disaster Management and Energy Security in China and Switzerland.
7. Devendra has written 3 books in Marathi language
Devendra Fadnavis’s intellectual ability can be gauged from the fact that he has written three books in Marathi language, one of which is ‘How to understand and read the budget’.
8. Small family and happy family
Devendra Fadnavis’s wife Amruta Fadnavis is a manager in the bank. But as a skilled housewife and wife, she was always helpful in furthering the political career of Devendra Fadnavis. Devendra Fadnavis has a five year old little girl named Divija.