Anand Paranjpe

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Anand Prakash Paranjape
Member of the India Parliament
for Kalyan
In office
May 16, 2009 – May 16, 2014
Preceded by Constituency established
Succeeded by Dr. Shrikant Shinde
Member of the India Parliament
for Thane
In office
2008 – May 16, 2009
Preceded by Prakash Paranjape
Succeeded by Sanjeev Naik
Personal details
Born (1970-05-16) May 16, 1970 (age 44)
Thane, Maharashtra
Political party Nationalist Congress Party (2014-present)
Shiv Sena (1988-2014)
Spouse(s) Smt. Sonal Paranjpe
Residence Thane
Religion Hindu

Anand Prakash Paranjpe (Marathi: आनंद प्रकाश परांजपे) is an Industrialist and an elected member of the 15th Lok Sabha elections from Kalyan in Maharashtra, Representing the Nationalist Congress Party Party.[1]

Background[edit]

Anand Paranjpe was born on 16 May 1973 to Mother Supriya Paranjpe and Father Paranjape Prakash Vishvanath, who was also a member of the Shiv Sena party and served as a member of the Lok Sabha from 1996 until his death in 2008 due to cancer.[1]

Education[edit]

Anand Paranjpe has a B.E in Mechanical and has done his MBA in Marketing, both from Pune University. He is fluent in Marathi, English and Hindi languages.[1]

Career[edit]

Anand Paranjpe won the Lok Sabha seat from Kalyan, Maharashtra, India in the 2009 Lok Sabha elections defeating Nationalist Congress Party candidate Vasant Davkhare. He was the only Shiv Sena Member of Parliament to be elected from the Mumbai Thane region in the 15th Lok Sabha and since his election has been appointed as the Secretary of the Shiv Sena party.[1] He was also member of 14th Lok Sabha by winning by-elections in May 2008 from Thane (Lok Sabha constituency) He lost 2014 general election from Kalyan constituency on Nationalist Congress Party's ticket against Shiv Sena's Shrikant Shinde with the margin of 250,749 votes. He got 190,143 votes and Shrikant Shinde got 440,892 votes.

Personal life[edit]

Anand Paranjpe married Sonal Paranjpe in January 1999 and they both live in Naupada, Thane.[1]

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