Nanaji Deshmukh Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, DOB(Famous Birthday), Family, Net Worth

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Nanaji Deshmukh (Chandikadas Amritrao Deshmukh, Nana Bhai)

Last Updated: 07 Feb, 2023 | Views: 410

Age: 93

Profession: Politician

Other Profession(s): Social Worker, Activist

Famous For: Social Activist and Bharat Ratna Awardee

Higher Education: Birla College (Now BITS Pilani)

Nanaji Deshmukh Birth Date, Sign, Religion, Nationality, Hometown

Date of Birth
11 Oct, 1916 (93 Years 04 Months 16 Days)

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Died on
27 Feb, 2010

Nanaji Deshmukh Early life, Education, Career, Awards, Achievements, Controversy, Unknown Facts

About (Profile/Biography):
Nanaji Deshmukh was born on October 11, 1916 and died on February 27, 2010. Born into a poor family, he grew up in poverty. However, his desire to study was strong despite the lack of money, so he became a vegetable vendor to raise money for his studies. Bal Gangadhar Tilak's theories (an Indian independence activist and nationalist) greatly inspired him as a child. The Maharashtra-born artist spent most of his life in North India, mostly Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan, and Madhya Pradesh, even though he was born in Bombay Presidency (now Maharashtra).

In 1928: Nanaji Deshmukh joined the RSS (Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh).
In 1947: RSS launched two journals in 1947, 'Rashtradharma' and 'Panchjanya,' in which Atal Bihari Vajpayee served as an editor.
In 1950: Because of his efforts, India's first SaraswatiShishu Mandir (School) opened in 1950 in Gorakhpur, which he always emphasized.
In 1969: Having retired from active politics in 1969, he founded the Deendayal Research Institute.
In 1977: The Ministry of Industry was offered to Nanaji by Morarji Desai in 1977 after he became Prime Minister. It was, however, rejected by Nanaji.

Awards & honour:
In 1999: Padma Vibhushan 
In 2005: Dnyaneswar Award
In 2019: Bharat Ratna
As a mark of respect to Nanaji Deshmukh, the Government of India issued stamps in his honor in 2017.

Unknown Facts:
Despite his heavy workload, he opened the first SaraswatiShishu Mandir (School) in India in 1950 due to his hard work.

Nanaji Deshmukh Height, Weight, Eye Color, Hair

Height (Approx.)
In Centimeters 170 cm
In Meters 1.70 m
In feet Inches 5'7"

Weight (Approx.)
In Kilograms 70 Kg
In Pounds 154 lbs

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Nanaji Deshmukh Family, Parents, Kids, Father, Mother, Children

Father's Name
Amritrao Deshmukh

Mother's Name
Rajabai Amritrao Deshmukh

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