Nitin Gadkari was born in Nagpur, India. During his teens, he worked for the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha and the student union Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad. He completed M.Com. & L.L.B. from University of Nagpur. Gadkari is married to Kanchan Gadkari and they have three children. Nitin Jayram Gadkari About this sound pronunciation is an Indian politician and the current Minister for Road Transport and Highways and Shipping.Nitin Gadkari earlier served as the President of the Bharatiya Janata Party from 2010-2013. He is also known for the works during his tenure as a Public Works Department Minister in the state of Maharashtra when he constructed a series of roads, highways and flyovers across the state including the Yashwantrao Chavan Mumbai–Pune Expressway.