He is elected as Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Legislative Assembly in November 2009. He represents Bodwad-Muktainagar in Jalgaon district of North Maharashtra. He was Finance and irrigation minister in an earlier Shiv Sena- BJP government. In recent time a quarrel was erupted between Eknath Khadse and MLA of Jalgaon Suresh Jain which results in to tense situation between Shivsena and BJP.
He started his political carrier form the university elections