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Hometown: Mumbai, Maharashtra
Father: Ramchandra Lallurao Ghosalkar
Age: 66 Years

Vinod Ghosalkar

Bio/Wiki
Full nameVinod Ramchandra Ghosalkar [1]My Neta
Profession(s)Politician, Businessman, Social Worker
Known for Being the former MLA of Shiv Sena (UBT) in Maharashtra
Physical Stats & More
Height (approx.)in centimeters- 177 cm
in meters- 1.77 m
in feet & inches- 5’ 10”
Eye ColourDark Brown
Hair ColourBlack
Politics
Political PartyShiv Sena
Logo of Shiv Sena
Political Journey2009–2014: Member of Legislative Assembly of Maharashtra from Dahisar constituency
2018: Chairman of Mumbai Building Repair and Reconstruction Board
Personal Life
Date of Birth30 April 1958 (Wednesday)
Age (as of 2024)66 Years
BirthplaceMumbai, Maharashtra
Zodiac signTaurus
SignatureVinod Ghosalkar's Signature
NationalityIndian
HometownMumbai, Maharashtra
AddressKumarKunj, Daulat Nagar, Road No. 9, Borivali (E), Mumbai, 400 066
SchoolNamjoshi Vidya Mandir, Goregaon (1973)
ControversiesAccused of Mental Torture

In January 2014, the Congress corporator from Dahisar constituency Sheetal Mhatre accused him of writing her phone number on walls around Dahisar and threatening to harm her. However, in 2018, he was found innocent by the court in this case. [2]The Times of India

Accused of Misusing BMC Funds

In 2015, the Congress corporator Sheetal Mhatre accused him of using money from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to build a swimming pool, pretending it was a permanent Ganesh immersion pond at Dahisar Sports Foundation. [3]DNA

Brief Details of IPCs

• 1 charge related to Voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty (IPC Section-332)
• 2 charges related to Acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention (IPC Section-34)
• 1 charge related to Act endangering life or personal safety of others (IPC Section-336)
• 1 charge related to Mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees (IPC Section-427)
• 1 charge related to Intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace (IPC Section-504)
• 1 charge related to Rash driving or riding on a public way (IPC Section-279)
• 1 charge related to Causing grievous hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others (IPC Section-338) [4]My Neta
Relationships & More
Marital StatusMarried
Family
Wife/SpouseMadhuri Ghosalkar
Vinod Ghosalkar's wife (sitting), son, and daughter-in-law
ChildrenSons- 2
Abhishek Ghosalkar (politician; d. 2024)
Abhishek Ghosalkar
• Saurabh Ghosalkar
Abhishek Ghosalkar with Saurabh Ghosalkar
ParentsFather- Ramchandra Lallurao Ghosalkar (freedom fighter)
Mother- Shantabai Ghosalkar
Other RelativesDaughters-in-law- 2
• Tejasvee Darekar Ghosalkar (w/o Abhishek Ghosalkar)
Abhishek Ghosalkar with Tejasvee Darekar Ghosalkar
• Khyati Vasani (w/o Saurabh Ghosalkar)
Saurabh Vinod Ghosalkar, with his wife, Khyati Vasani
Style Quotient
Car CollectionHe owns a Toyota Fortuner.
Money Factor
Assets/Properties [5]My NetaMovable Assets

• Cash: Rs. 56,250
• Deposits in Banks: Rs. 28,78,668
• Bonds, Debentures and Shares in companies: Rs. 41,80,306
• LIC or other insurance Policies: Rs. 29,67,000
• Motor Vehicles: Rs. 25,25,000
• Jewellery: Rs. 17,00,000

Immovable Assets

• Agricultural Land: Rs. 48,00,000
• Non-Agricultural Land: Rs. 33,00,000
• Residential Buildings: Rs. 1,32,33,000
Net Worth (approx.)In 2019, his net worth was calculated approximately at Rs. 3.18 crores. [6]My Neta

Vinod Ghosalkar

Some Lesser Known Facts About Vinod Ghosalkar

  • In 2009, Vinod Ghosalkar was elected to the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly from the Dahisar constituency.
  • In the same year, during the assembly elections, Vinod Ghosalkar, who had passed 10th grade, revealed that he had received an honorary doctorate in Political Science from the Institute of Education, Research and Development (IERD) in Kolkata. The university’s website mentioned that honorary doctorate degrees were granted without requiring a thesis, for a fee of Rs. 48,550.

    Vinod Ghosalkar showing his degree while wishing Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray a happy birthday on a party poster (2009)

    Vinod Ghosalkar showing his degree while wishing Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray a happy birthday on a party poster (2009)

  • In 2010, he began working as the Deputy Leader of Shiv Sena.
  • In 2014, Vinod Ghosalkar assumed the role of Shiv Sena Sampark Pramukh for the Aurangabad district.
  • In 2018, he was appointed as the chairman of the Mumbai Building Repair and Reconstruction Board.

    Vinod Ghosalkar posing with Uddhav Thackeray

    Vinod Ghosalkar posing with Uddhav Thackeray

  • As a businessman, Vinod Ghosalkar runs many construction ventures and hotels in Maharashtra.
  • On 8 February 2024, his elder son, Abhishek Ghosalkar, was shot by Mauris Noronha, also known as ‘Mauris Bhai,’ while broadcasting live on Facebook. Thereafter, Mauris reportedly shot himself. Abhishek Ghosalkar was taken to Karuna Hospital after the shooting. Reportedly, there was a rivalry between Mauris Noronha and Abhishek Ghosalkar. [7]Times Now

    A snip of the Facebook Live video of Abhishek Ghosalkar and Mauris Noronha

    A snip of the Facebook Live video of Abhishek Ghosalkar and Mauris Noronha

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