Sharad Pawar completes 50 years in electoral politics

Nationalist Congress Party chief Sharad Pawar completed his 50 years in the electoral politics, an eventful career which has seen his rise from the grassroots to prominent state and national slots.

His daughter and Lok Sabha member from Baramati, Supriya Sule, told that her father won his first election to the Legislative Assembly on February 22, 1967.

“The first election was won on this day and he took oath as a member of the Legislative Assembly on March 13, 1967,” she said.

Supriya also took to twitter to wish her father.

“Congratulations to @pawarspeaks on completing 50 glorious years in assembly and parliament continuously from 1967 to 2017. Proud of you,” she tweeted.

(Agencies)