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Modi 2.0 Cabinet: Amit Shah, businessman-turned-strategist-turned-minister

Since 1989, Amit Shah has fought 29 elections and lost none. At one time, he held 12 portfolios in the Gujarat government

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A businessman-turned-politician, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah is also referred to as the 'Chanakya' of modern Indian politics. During the regime of PM Modi, no other politician has been considered taller than Shah after the PM himself. In the 2019 general elections, Amit Shah contested and won from the Gandhinagar constituency of Gujarat in the Lok Sabha elections 2019, the seat that BJP veteran L K Advani held for a long time. 

Shah has had a meteoric rise in national politics. In mid-2010, he spent time in jail in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case. Four years later. Shah
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First Published: May 30 2019 | 7:25 PM IST

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