Anand Dighe

Marital Status: Unmarried

Hometown: Thane, Maharashtra

Anand Dighe Death Date: 26/08/2001

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Dighe entered politics when he was young. In 1984, he was elected President of the Thane Unit of Shivsena. Dighe was a popular grassroots figure with a sizable following. He went by the name Dharmaveer. In Thane, he was regarded as a strong muscleman. He will host a daily Durbar at his Tembhi Naka home to hear concerns and find solutions from Shiv Sena party members as well as Thane residents.

Anand Dighe

Nick NameAnand Chintamani Dighe
Date Of Birth27 January 1952 (Sunday)
Age49 Years
BirthplaceThane, Maharashtra, India
HometownThane, Maharashtra, India
Zodiac SignAquarius

Family Details

FatherChintamani Dighe
Marital StatusUnMarried

Interesting Facts

Shiv Sena leader Anand Dighe was an Indian politician from Maharashtra. He is most recognised for having served as Eknath Shinde’s political adviser during his time as Maharashtra’s 20th Chief Minister. He passed away in a car accident in August 2001. Dhighe became in politics at the extremely young age of 18. It was common knowledge that Anand Dighe drank water from a steel pitcher.

Dighe joined the Shiv Sena in the 1970s and quickly rose to prominence as a leader of the group, helping it to spread its Hindutva and Marathi identity. Bal Saheb Thackeray then appointed Dighe as party president in the Thane district, where he gained notoriety for hosting daily Durbars at his Tembhi Naka home to hear the concerns of the general public, earning him the moniker Dharmaveer.

Anand Dighe collaborated with a number of well-known figures from various political parties, notably Lal Krishna Advani of the BJP. Anand Dighe established Anand Ashram, an ashram bearing his name, to aid the impoverished and underprivileged. He enjoyed playing the board game carrom, and he frequently played it with his pals in his free time. He collaborated closely with Anna Hazare, an Indian social activist. Anand Dighe became so well-known that people frequently referred to him as the “Second Bal Saheb of Thane.”¬†Anand Dhighe was a devout follower of Load Shiva and was frequently seen praying at different Shiva temples.

Anand Dighe passed away on August 26, 2001, at the Sunitadevi Singhania Hospital in Thane, where he was receiving treatment for his injuries sustained in a car accident on his way back from a Ganpati event near the Vandana ST Bus Depot. His supporters set fire to the hospital after he passed away because they thought the hospital staff had treated him carelessly. His death wasn’t ruled a murder by some. There are several conspiracies surrounding his demise.


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