Amit Shah Biography, DOB, Wife, Qualification, Achievements & Wiki Profile

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Amit Shah Biography

Amit Shah Biography

Amit Shah

Amit Shah is Minister for Home Affairs and Minister for Cooperation and has been elected as Lok Sabha Member from Gandhi Nagar. He was President of the B.J.P. from the year 2014-2020. He was also a chairman of the National Democratic Alliance since 2014.

He comes with having vast political experience. Before becoming Cabinet Minister, He was Minister in Gujrat Government from 2002-2012. He became Minister in the Centre when B.J.P. claimed a landslide victory in General Elections 2019. He is described as ‘Chanakya’ of Elections. He was instrumental in B.J.P. Victory in Gujrat. He was earlier elected to Rajya Sabha in 2017 from Gujrat.

Brief Introduction of Amit Shah

Amitbhai Anilchandra Shah

DOB22nd October 1964
Place of BirthMumbai, India
Political PartyBharatiya Janata Party
Father’s NameAnilchandra Gokaldas Shah
Marital StatusMarried
SpouseSmt. Sonalbahen
ChildrenJay Shah
SiblingsAarthi Shah
Profession before joining politicsWorked as stockbroker and in co-operative banks in Ahmedabad.
Positions HeldPresident of the Bharatiya Janata Party
Member ofBJP
Important positions heldChairperson of National Democratic Alliance.President of the Bharatiya Janata Party.MP of Rajya Sabha for Gujarat.Member of the Gujarat Legislative Assembly.
Alma materGujarat University

Position held

  1. Minister of Home Affairs and Cooperation (30 May 2019 and 7 July 2021)
  2. President of Bhartiya Janta Party ( 9 July 2014- 20 January)
  3. Chairperson of National Democratic Alliance ( 9 July 2014)
  4. Member of Parliament from Rajya Sabha for the State of Gujrat (19 August 2017- 29 May 2019)
  5. Member of Parliament from Lok Sabha for Gandhinagar Lok Sabha Constituencies (23 May 2019)
  6. Member of Legislative Assembly from Gujrat (2012-2017)
  7. Minister of State, Gujrat Government, (2002-2012)

Other Positions :

  • Amit Shah served in the Gujarat Assembly for five terms (1997–2017), winning four consecutive elections from the Sarkhej Assembly Constituency and the 2012 election from the Naranpura Assembly Constituency. Amit Shah made assembly election history in Gujarat in 2002 when he won with a record-breaking margin of 1,58,036 votes. He defeated the nominee of the Congress party by the largest margin, 2,32,823 votes, for the fourth time in a row in 2007.
  • On August 19, 2017, Amit Shah, a resident of Gujarat, was chosen to serve in the Upper House of Parliament, the Rajya Sabha.
  • In the 2019 general election, Amit Shah won the Gujarat state’s 06-Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency by a huge margin of 5,57,014 (70% of the vote).
  • Chairman of Public Undertakings Committee of the Gujarat State Assembly.
  • Worked for two terms as – Minister of State for Home, Police Housing, Border Security, Civil Defense, Home Guards, Gram Rakshak Dal, Prison, Prohibition, Excise, Transport in the Ministry of Chief Minister Shri NarendraModi.
  • Served as Chairman, the Ahmedabad Dist. Co.opp. Bank, (22 Jan 2000 to 22 Dec 2002) which is the lead bank of 367 district Co.Opp. Banks of India. This loss-making bank was turned into profit making ensuring that shareholders get some dividend on their investment. Also, played key role in preparing revival package of Rs 400 crore for the then dysfunctionalMadhavpura Mercantile Co-Op bank. The amount so received was distributed to the small depositors
  • Director- The Gujarat State Urban Co.Op. Bank Federation ltd.
  • Director- National Federation of Urban co-opp. Banks &Credit Society, Delhi (NAFCUB)
  • Director- Ahmedabad Central Consumers Co.Op. Federation ltd
  • Director- Gujarat State Co-Op. Marketing Federation ltd
  • Director- The Gujarat State Co-Opp Bank Ltd.
  • Director– The Ahmedabad Dist. Co. Op. Bank Ltd
  • President of Gujarat Cricket Association
  • President- Gujarat State Chess Association (23 April 2006 to 18 April 2010)
  • Member- Finance Committee of Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI)(From 24 Sept 2009)
  • Vice President for Gujarat Cricket Association (15 Sept 2009 to 13 June 2014)
  • Executive Member – The Central Board of Cricket, Ahmedabad
  • Member- Executive and Working Committee of Board of Cricket Control in India (BCCI)
  • Amit Shah is a trustee of the Somnath Trust, Gujarat since 22 Feb 2016.

Education Qualification of Amit Shah

Amit Shah completed schooling from Mehsana and then pursued biochemistry from CU Shah Science College, Ahmedabad. Shah has also earned B.Sc. degree; specialization was in biochemistry.

Interesting Facts about Amit Shah

In 1982, he first got to know Narendra Modi through the RSS in Ahmedabad. Narendra Modi oversaw the youth programmes at the time as an RSS propagandist. Amit Shah is really passionate about sports. In 2006, he served as the Gujarat Chess Association’s president.

In 2009, the Central Board of Cricket Association’s president, and in 2014, the Gujarat State Cricket Association’s president. In 2009, he also held the position of vice president of the Gujarat State Cricket Association.

Amit Shah is referred to as a modern-day “Chanakya” because he is a skilled strategist who is hardheaded, clear-eyed, and endowed with a creative mind.


Earlier, only 3,500 workers on an average participated in such training camps annually. After the Amit Shah’s guidance, more than 7,25,000 workers joined the camps in 2015. Under the leadership of Amit Shah, the membership of BJP rose from mere 3 crore to more than 11 crore members.

Amit Shah Net Worth

Total net worth of Amit Shah is ₹39.85 CRORE ASSETS₹40.33 CRORE Liabilities₹47.7 LAKHS. ( as in 2022)

What is Amit Shah DOB?

Amit Shah dob is 22nd October 1964

Name of Amit Shah Wife?

Smt. Sonalbahen

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