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Sushilkumar Shinde
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Minister of Home Affairs
In office
31 July 2012 – 26 May 2014
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Preceded by P. Chidambaram
Succeeded by Rajnath Singh
Leader of the House (Lok Sabha)
In office
3 August 2012 – 18 May 2014
Preceded by Pranab Mukherjee
Succeeded by Narendra Modi
Governor of Andhra Pradesh
In office
4 November 2004 – 29 January 2006
Preceded by Surjit Singh Barnala
Succeeded by Rameshwar Thakur
Minister of Power
In office
30 January 2006 – 31 July 2012
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Preceded by Anant Geete
Succeeded by Veerappa Moily
15th Chief Minister of Maharashtra
In office
18 January 2003 – 4 November 2004
Preceded by Vilasrao Deshmukh
Succeeded by Vilasrao Deshmukh
Personal details
Born (1941-09-04) 4 September 1941 (age 80)
Solapur, Bombay Presidency, British India
Nationality Indian
Political party Indian National Congress
Other political
United Front (1996–2004)
United Progressive Alliance (2004–present)
Alma mater Dayanand College, Solapur
Shivaji University
University of Mumbai
Solapur University

Sushilkumar Sambhaji Shinde (born 4 September 1941) is an Indian politician. He was the Minister of Home Affairs and Power in the Manmohan Singh government.

He was also the Leader of the House in Lok Sabha until 26 May 2014.

He was the Chief Minister of the state of Maharashtra during 18 January 2003 to October 2004.

Shinde unsuccessfully ran for Vice-President of India in 2002, but lost the election to Bhairon Singh Shekhawat.

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