Avinash Pande Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

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Wife: Preeti Pande
Age: 65 Years
Hometown: Nagpur

Avinash Pande

Profession(s)• Politician
• Advocate
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 173 cm
in meters- 1.73 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 8”
Weight (approx.)in kilograms- 75 kg
in pounds- 165 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Political PartyIndian National Congress (1977-present)
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Political Journey• 1977 - President of the National Students' Union of India, the student wing of the Indian National Congress
• 1983 - Joined as a member of the Maharashtra Youth Congress
• 1985 - Elected to the Maharashtra assembly from the Nagpur East constituency
• 1988 - Vice-president of the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee
• 1998 - Secretary of All India Congress Committee
• 2002 - General Secretary of the Indian Youth Congress
• June 2010 - Elected to the Rajya Sabha from Maharashtra
• January 2022 - Appointed as the AICC General Secretary in charge of Jharkhand
• December 2023 - Appointed as the AICC General Secretary in charge of Uttar Pradesh
Personal Life
Date of Birth26 July 1958 (Saturday)
Age (as of 2023) 65 Years
BirthplaceNagpur, Maharashtra
Zodiac signLeo
SignatureAvinash Pande's signature
SchoolSaraswati Vidyalaya, Nagpur
College/UniversityNagpur University
Educational Qualification(s)• Bachelor of Commerce (1979)
• MA in Economics (1982)
• Diploma in Business Management
• MA in Public Administration
• Bachelor of Legislative Law
CasteBrahmin [1]The Indian Express
Address7, Bhagwaghar Layout North, Ambazari Road, Dharampeth, Nagpur
Controversies Criminal Cases against Avinash Pande
-Charges related to house-trespass in order to commit an offence punishable with imprisonment (IPC Section-451)
-Charges related to Assault or criminal force to deter a public servant from discharge of his duty (IPC Section-353)
-Charges related to Voluntarily causing hurt to deter a public servant from his duty (IPC Section-332)
-Charges related to voluntarily causing hurt (IPC Section-323)
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Wife/SpousePreeti Pande
Avinash Pande with Preeti Pande
ChildrenSon(s)- 2
• Dewang Pande (entrepreneur)
Dewang Pande with his wife
• Gaurang Pande
Gaurang Pande with his wife
Daughter- None
ParentsFather- Narayan Prasad Pande
Mother- Gayatridevi Pande
Note: She died on 8 May 2021.
Avinash Pande's mother
Money Factor
Assets/PropertiesMovable assets

Cash: 75,000
Deposits in Banks, Financial Institutions and Non-Banking Financial Companies: 19,83,408
Bonds, Debentures and Shares in Companies: 50,00,000
Jewellery: 500 gm Gold, 30Kg Silver

Immovable Assets

Agricultural Land: 24,70,000
Non-Agricultural Land: 2,00,00,000
Buildings: 1,60,00,000

Note: The given estimates are according to the year 2009. It excludes the assets owned by his wife and dependents (minor). [2]My Neta
Net Worth (approx.)Rs. 28 crore (as of 2009) [3]My Neta

Avinash Pande

Some Lesser Known Facts About Avinash Pande

  • In 1995, Avinash Pande compiled and coordinated the book titled ‘Shabd Swar Ke Sumeru.’ The book is based on the life of Rashtra Kavi Pradeep.
  • In 2007, he compiled and coordinated the book Ek Deep Kavi Pradeep.
  • In 2008, he lost the Rajya Sabha elections from Maharashtra by one vote to Rahul Bajaj, an Indian billionaire businessman.
  • Avinash Pande has served as a member of various consultative committees such as the Committee for the Ministry of Industry (1986), Minimum Wages Committee for Bidi Workers (1987), India’s 40th year of Independence Celebration Committee (1987), Ministry of Human Resource Development (2010), Urban Development (2010), and Hindi Salahkar Samiti under the Ministry of Panchayati Raj (2010).
  • From 2006 to 2010, Avinash Pande served as the chairman of the Maharashtra Small Scale Industries Development Corporation Ltd.
  • In 2010, he served as one of the members of the Governing Council of the National Mission of Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan.

    Avinash Pande addressing a gathering for the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan

    Avinash Pande addressing a gathering for the Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan

  • In 2010, he served as a member of the Development Council for Sugar Industries.
  • In August 2020, following a month-long dispute between the Rajasthan chief minister Ashok Gehlot and his former deputy Sachin Pilot, Avinash Pande was replaced by the Congress senior leader Ajay Maken as the All India Congress Committee (AICC) in charge of Rajasthan on the recommendation of a three-member committee. [4]The Wire
  • The three-member committee was formed to resolve the concerns expressed by Sachin Pilot and the other rebel MLAs of Rajasthan. One major concern was that Sachin Pilot held the post of Deputy CM in addition to leading the PCC, whereas the Gehlot Camp wanted Rajasthan to adopt the “One Leader One Post” model. It was alleged that Avinash Pande worked as per Ashok Gehlot‘s interests and was biased towards Ashok Gehlot.

    Ashok Gehlot with Avinash Pande (right)

    Ashok Gehlot with Avinash Pande (right)

  • In December 2023, Avinash Pande preceded Priyanka Gandhi as the AICC (All India Congress Committee) General Secretary in charge of Uttar Pradesh.
  • In his leisure time, he enjoys playing football.
    Avinash Pande playing football

    Avinash Pande playing football