Laxmikant Parsekar Age, Family, Wife, Biography & More

Laxmikant Parsekar Profile

Real NameLaxmikant Yashwant Parsekar
NicknameNot Known
ProfessionIndian Politician
PartyBharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
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Political Journey • Laxmikant served as Health Minister of Goa prior to becoming Chief Minister of the state.
• In 2002 Goa Assembly Elections, Parsekar won his seat with a margin of just 750 votes.
• He was re-elected in 2007 with double the margin.
• Parsekar in 2012 again won his constituency and thus became the third consecutive MLA of the state.
• In November 2014, he was announced as the Chief Minister of Goa when his Predecessor, Manohar Parrikar was made the Defence Minister of India.
Biggest RivalRamakant Khalap
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 165 cm
in meters- 1.65 m
in Feet Inches- 5’ 5”
Weight (approx.)in Kilograms- 77 kg
in Pounds- 170 lbs
Eye ColourBlack
Hair ColourBlack
Personal Life
Date of Birth4 July 1956
Age (as in 2017)61 Years
Birth PlaceHarmal village, Pernem taluka, Goa
Zodiac sign/Sun signCancer
HometownHarmal Village, Goa
SchoolNot Known
CollegeCentre of Post Graduate Instruction & Research, Panaji, Goa
Educational QualificationsBachelor of Education, Master of Science
DebutPrior to joining politics, Parsekar served as a teacher and an RSS volunteer. He began his political career in the late 1980s from the party which his parents never supported.
FamilyFather- Yashwant Parsek
Mother- Smita Parsekar
Brother- Not Known
Sister- Not Known
Address"YASHWANT" Varchawada, Arambol,
Pernem, Goa
HobbiesHorticulture, Gardening
Controversies• Parsekar was criticised for his controversial remark on the nurses who were protesting against the agency that had been given the contract for Ambulances. Parsekar said; stop this Dharna(protest), summer has already started and would ruin your glamour. You won't get married with such faces.
• He triggered controversy with his statement about Nigerians. Parsekar iterated that People of Goa are unhappy with the attitude of Nigerians and that with their behaviour and way of life.
Favourite Things
Favourite PoliticianNarendra Modi
Girls, Affairs and More
Marital StatusMarried
Affairs/GirlfriendsNot Known
WifeSmita Parsekar
Laxmikant Parsekar wife Smita Parsekar
ChildrenSon- Rishi Parsekar
Laxmikant Parsekar with his son Rishi Parsekar
Daughter- Shambhavi Parsekar
Laxmikant Parsekar with his daughter Shambhavi Parsekar
Money Factor
SalaryINR 20,000
Net Worth (approx.)INR 11 Crore (as in 2012)

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Some Lesser Known Facts About Laxmikant Parsekar

  • Does Laxmikant Parsekar smoke: Not Known
  • Does Laxmikant Parsekar drink alcohol: Not Known
  • Laxmikant was a teacher and an RSS volunteer before linked himself to Bhartiya Janata Party in the late 80s. His parents were never in his favour of joining politics and that too BJP, a party they never supported. For his decision, he was looked upon as a rebel.
  • It took him 15 years to get a victory against Maharashtrawadi Gomantak Party’s Ramakant Khalap in 2002. It was a thin 750 votes win but it gave the Parsekar and BJP the boost they needed in the state for long.
  • Parsekar never looked back and thereafter he won three consecutive terms from Mandrem constituency.
  • He has been a loyal member of the party and his loyalty got him the charge as the Chief Minister of Goa in 2014 when Manohar Parrikar was given a charge in the Cabinet Ministry of India.