1 min read.Updated: 18 Apr 2014, 12:34 AM ISTAman Malik
RoC records show Shinde and his wife do not have direct stakes, but his daughters have several business interests
Sushilkumar Shinde, India’s home minister and Congress politician, is running for re-election from Solapur constituency in Maharashtra. Records at the Registrar of Companies (RoC) show that Shinde and his wife Ujwala do not have direct stake in any company. However, his daughters Praniti Shinde, Smruti Sanjay Pahadia and Priti Raj Shroff (along with her husband Raj Hemant Shroff) have several business interests.
While Praniti Shinde owns a 100% stake in Varadvinayak Multi-impex Pvt. Ltd, Smruti Sanjay Pahadia has significant stakes in companies, including Sobo Films Pvt. Ltd, Sobo Films Holding Pvt. Ltd, Savannah Phoenix Pvt. Ltd, S&C Animation Pvt. Ltd, Silver Streaks Films Co. Pvt. Ltd and Sabr Controls Pvt. Ltd.
Priti Raj Shroff and her husband Raj Hemant Shroff have significant holdings in companies operating in various sectors ranging from power and renewable energy to trading, real estate and pharma and healthcare. Some of their companies are Achilles Trading Pvt. Ltd, Aqua Strategy and Services Pvt. Ltd, Deta Trading Pvt. Ltd, Hephaestus Reality and Leasing Pvt. Ltd, Sunrays Renewable Energy Pvt. Ltd, Stride Horse Racing Pvt. Ltd, Celerity Power Llp, Victory Mercantile Pvt. Ltd, Charak Pharma Pvt. Ltd and Charak Healthcare Pvt. Ltd.
Shinde did not respond to detailed queries sent to his official email address. Mint couldn’t establish the exact nature of businesses done by these companies. (For the complete details of the business interests of Sushilkumar Shinde and his family, go to www.livemint.com/sushilkumarshinde)