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|Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha|
23 May 2019
|Preceded by||Sumitra Mahajan|
|Chairman of Indore Development Authority|
October 2013 – 2018
|Preceded by||Prabhat Parashar|
|Born||16 October 1961|
|Political party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
|Residence||Indore, Madhya Pradesh|
|Alma mater||Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, Mumbai|
Shankar Lalwani (born 16 October 1961) is an Indian politician and Member of Parliament in the 17th Lok Sabha from Indore. He also held previously the position of chairman in Indore Development Authority.
Lalwani was born on 16 October 1961 to Jamnadas Lalwani and Gouridevi Lalwani in Indore, Madhya Pradesh. He is a Sindhi whose family migrated from Pakistan after the Partition of India. Lalwani completed his Higher Secondary from Madhya Pradesh Board in 1978. He graduated with a B. Tech degree from Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute affiliated to University of Bombay.
Lalwani married Amita Lalwani on 10 March 1985, with whom he has a son.
Lalwani is the current Member of Parliament from Indore parliamentary constituency of Madhya Pradesh. He is one of the handful of politicians to have polled more than 10 lakh votes in a Lok Sabha election, having breached the barrier in May 2019. He polled more votes in 2019 than any other Lok Sabha member. His winning margin was 5 lakhs, with many candidates winning with higher margins than that, especially in Gujarat.
- 1994 - 1999: Corporator, Municipal Corporation of Indore
- 1999 - 2004: Chairman, PWD, Municipal Corporation of Indore
- 2004 - 2009: Chairperson, Municipal Corporation of Indore
- 2013 - 2018: Chairperson, Indore Development Authority
- May 2019 - present : Elected to 17th Lok Sabha
- September 2019 - present: Member, Standing Committee on Urban Development
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