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Abdul Sattar Abdul Nabi was born in Sillod on 1st Janurary, 1965. His family came from modest background but his father laboured hard to provide for the entire family. Abdul Sattar himself did odd jobs to supplement the family income and completed his school studies. He finished his B.A. studies. During this time, a small cycle shop was started by Abdul Sattar and his elder brother Abdul Gaffar. During this time his family’s financial condition started improving slowly but surely.
Abdul Sattar MLA studied in G.P Primary School (Sillod) and completed secondary schooling at New High School (Sillod). He completed higher secondary and graduate studies at the Yashwantrao Chavan College. He showed a keen interest in politics and administration while studying in school and college. In school he would often be selected as class monitor and in college he took part in elections for class representative (CR). In 1984 he took part in Gram Panchayat elections and won.
His hobbies since childhood included taking part in shooting ball, Kabbadi, Kho-Kho, Cricket along with athletic sports like shot put, long jump, high jump and sprinting. Sports built up his leadership qualities.
Abdul Sattar Sillod got the opportunity to learn the ropes of politics from the Late. Minister Baburaoji Kale, Late. Balasaheb Pawar an expert in co-operatives and educationist Late. Manikraoji Palodkar. He imbibed various qualities from these leaders and developed his own leadership qualities.
The Sillod Grampanchayat on 1st January, 1990 became a town council. Working in the council he skillfully managed to get work of many people done. While he did have a political background, he successfully created his own identity in politics with hardwork. He made a habit out of diligently and patiently striving for success. No one from his family had even been a Panchayat member. Politicians, well wishers, workers and supporters collected around him because of his style of functioning and his nature.
IN 1994, Sillod saw its first Nagar Parishad (city council) elections. The condition of the Congress party was difficult. Out of the 27 members only 5 had been elected. Abdul Sattar and three others were in the race for President