Sunil Prabhu

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Sunil Prabhu
सुनील प्रभू
Member of Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
Constituency Dindoshi
Mayor of Mumbai
In office
9 March 2012 – 9 September 2014
Preceded by Shraddha Jadhav
Succeeded by Snehal Ambekar
Personal details
Born (1969-07-22) 22 July 1969 (age 47)
Political party Shiv Sena
Children 1
Residence Mumbai
Religion Hindu

Sunil Prabhu (Marathi: सुनील प्रभू) is an Indian politician belonging to the Shiv Sena. He is a member of the 13th Maharashtra Legislative Assembly. He represents the Dindoshi Assembly Constituency. He was the 74th[1] mayor of the city of Mumbai, the capital of the Indian state of Maharashtra, and chief of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation, the country's richest municipal body.[2]

Early life and career[edit]

Prabhu started off his career in 1992 as a personal assistant to a senior Shiv Sena leader and MP, Gajanan Kirtikar, until 1997.[3] It was on Kirtikar's insistence that he had gotten a chance to fight the civic elections from Aarey Colony in 1997. Subsequently, he went on to win three civic elections.[4] However, Prabhu has been voted as the best orator in the civic house on several occasions. He is known for his powerful speeches, especially on financial issues.. He was the leader of the house in BMC for six years.[5][6]

Positions Held[edit]

  • 1997: Elected as corporator in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (1st term)
  • 2002: Re-elected as corporator in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (2nd term)
  • 2007: Re-elected as corporator in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (3rd term)[7]
  • 2012: Re-elected as corporator in Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation[8]
  • 2012-2014: Mayor of Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation[9]
  • 2014: Elected to Maharashtra Legislative Assembly[10]

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