Abhishek Ghosalkar Wiki, Age, Wife, Family, Biography & More

Abhishek Ghosalkar (1983-2024) was an Indian politician who was associated with the Shiv Sena party as its former corporator. On 8 February 2024, he was shot dead at IC Colony in Borivali (West), Mumbai, by Mauris Noronha, a local activist and businessman.

Wiki/Biography

Abhishek Vinod Ghosalkar was born on Thursday, 4 August 1983 (age 40 years; at the time of death) in Mumbai, Maharashtra. His zodiac sign was Leo. He did his schooling at Shailendra Education Society, Mumbai, Maharashtra. In 2001, he received a Civil Engineering diploma at Annasaheb Vartak College, Maharashtra.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 10″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Black

Abhishek Ghosalkar

Family

Parents & Siblings

His father, Vinod Ghosalkar, served as a member of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly from 2009 to 2014, and a corporator in the Municipal Corporation of Greater Mumbai. His mother’s name is Madhuri Ghosalkar. He has a brother named Saurabh Vinod Ghosalkar.

Abhishek Ghosalkar with his father

Abhishek Ghosalkar with his father

Abhishek Ghosalkar with his mother and wife

Abhishek Ghosalkar with his mother and wife

Abhishek Ghosalkar with his brother

Abhishek Ghosalkar with his brother

Wife & Children

On 14 February 2013, Abhishek Ghosalkar married Tejasvi Ghosalkar, an IT professional and BMC corporator. The couple has a son named Satej Ghosalkar, and a daughter named Yashwi Ghosalkar.

Abhishek Ghosalkar with his wife and children

Abhishek Ghosalkar with his wife and children

Career

Engineer

Abhishek Ghosalkar worked as a civil engineer with VAS Construction home builders in Mumbai from 2008 to 2015.

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Politics

In 2012, Abhishek Ghosalkar was elected as a corporator in the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC), representing Ward Number 1 and its areas including Dahisar East, Borivali East, and some parts of Kandivali East.

Abhishek Ghosalkar during a political campaign

Abhishek Ghosalkar during a political campaign

Later, he began working as the Director of the Mumbai District Central Co-operative Bank and President of the Disha Foundation in Mumbai, India.

Controversies

Accused of Mental Torture

In 2014, a council member named Sheetal Mahatre accused some workers from the Shiv Sena party of writing her phone number on public toilet walls in Dahisar. She said they caused her mental stress. Mahatre’s brother held Abhishek Ghosalkar and Vinod Ghosalkar responsible for any harm or torture.

Anti-party Activities

Abhishek Ghosalkar was expelled by Shiv Sena for indulging in anti-party activities in 2017.

Car Collection

He owned an Audi, a Scorpio, and a J C B Tanker.

Assets & Properties

Movable Assets

  • Deposits in Banks: Rs. 3,53,768
  • Bonds, Debentures and Shares: Rs. 22,01,280
  • LIC or other insurance Policies: Rs. 21,45,000
  • Motor Vehicles: Rs. 66,06,000

Immovable Assets

  • Buildings: Rs. 1,61,00,000

Note: The given estimates of movable and immovable assets are according to the year 2012. It excludes the assets owned by his wife and dependents (minor).

Net Worth

Abhishek Ghosalkar’s net worth for the financial year 2011-2012 was estimated to be Rs. 1.80 crores. It excludes the net worth of his wife and dependents (minors).

Death

Abhishek Ghosalkar was shot dead on 8 February 2004 by Mauris Noronha, a local activist and businessman. Reportedly, Abhishek Ghosalkar and Mauris were not in good relations for a while. According to media reports, Mauris invited Abhishek to his office in Borivli (West) and pretended to be friendly and do charity work together on Facebook Live.

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A snip of Facebook live video of Abhishek Ghosalkar and Mauris Noronha

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

In the Facebook Live video, Mauris shot Abhishek five times. Abhishek tried to run away during the live session but got shot again. After killing Abhishek, Mauris shot himself. People outside the office heard the gunshots, and Abhishek was rushed to the hospital but could not survive.

A snip of the Facebook live video of Abhishek Ghosalkar after he was shot

A snip of the Facebook Live video of Abhishek Ghosalkar after he was shot

Facts/Trivia

  • Abhishek Ghosalkar was a good friend of Indian Politician, Aditya Thackeray.
    Abhishek Ghosalkar posing with Aditya Thackeray

    Abhishek Ghosalkar posing with Aditya Thackeray

  • He enjoyed travelling to distant places, horse riding, and dancing in his leisure time.
    Abhishek Ghosalkar while enjoying a trip

    Abhishek Ghosalkar while enjoying a trip

  • Abhishek Ghosalkar liked enjoying alcoholic beverages occasionally.
    Abhishek Ghosalkar while enjoying an alcoholic beverage

    Abhishek Ghosalkar while enjoying an alcoholic beverage

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