Vinod Ghosalkar Wiki, Age, Wife, Children, Family, Biography & More

Vinod Ghosalkar is an Indian politician. He is associated with Shiv Sena as its member.

Wiki/Biography

Vinod Ramchandra Ghosalkar was born on Wednesday, 30 April 1958 (age 66 years; as of 2024) in Mumbai, Maharashtra. His zodiac sign is Taurus. He completed his schooling at Namjoshi Vidya Mandir in Goregaon in 1973.

Physical Appearance

Height (approx.): 5′ 10″

Hair Colour: Black

Eye Colour: Dark Brown

Vinod Ghosalkar

Family

Parents & Siblings

His father, Ramchandra Lallurao Ghosalkar, was a freedom fighter. His mother’s name is Shantabai Ghosalkar.

Wife & Children

Vinod Ghosalkar is married to Madhuri Ghosalkar.

Vinod Ghosalkar's wife (sitting), son, and daughter-in-law

Vinod Ghosalkar’s wife (sitting), son, and daughter-in-law

The couple has two sons named Abhishek Ghosalkar and Saurabh Ghosalkar.

Vinod Ghosalkar's sons, Abhishek Ghosalkar and Saurabh Ghosalkar

Vinod Ghosalkar’s sons, Abhishek Ghosalkar and Saurabh Ghosalkar

Mauris Noronha, popularly known as ‘Mauris Bhai,’ shot his elder son Abhishek Ghosalkar on 8 February 2024, while the incident was being streamed live on Facebook. Mauris allegedly shot himself after that. Following the incident, Abhishek Ghosalkar was declared dead at Karuna Hospital. There was allegedly a rivalry between Abhishek Ghosalkar and Mauris Noronha.

A snip of the Facebook live video

A snip of the Facebook live video

Other Relatives

His elder daughter-in-law, Tejasvee Darekar Ghosalkar (w/o Abhishek Ghosalkar), is an IT professional and BMC Corporator.

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Tejasvee Darekar Ghosalkar

Tejasvee Darekar Ghosalkar

His younger son Saurabh Ghosalkar is married to Khyati Vasani.

Vinod Ghosalkar's son, Saurabh Vinod Ghosalkar, with his wife

Vinod Ghosalkar’s son, Saurabh Vinod Ghosalkar, with his wife

Address

Vinod Ghosalkar resides at KumarKunj, Daulat Nagar, Road No. 9, Borivali (E), Mumbai, 400 066.

Signature

Vinod Ghosalkar's Signature

Vinod Ghosalkar’s Signature

Career

Politics

Vinod Ghosalkar was elected to the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly from the Dahisar constituency in 2009. He started serving as the Shiv Sena’s deputy leader in 2010.

Vinod Ghosalkar during a political rally

Vinod Ghosalkar during a political rally

Vinod Ghosalkar became the Shiv Sena Sampark Pramukh for the district of Aurangabad in 2014. He was appointed as the chairman of the Mumbai Building Repair and Reconstruction Board in 2018.

Entrepreneur

He is also a businessman who owns numerous hotels and development projects in Maharashtra.

Controversies

Accused of Mental Torture

In January 2014, the Congress corporator from Dahisar constituency Sheetal Mhatre filed a case against him for writing her phone number on the walls of some public toilets in Dahisar and threatening to hurt her. She accused him of mental torture. In 2018, the court acquitted him of the charges.

Accused of Misusing BMC Funds

In 2015, Vinod Ghosalkar attracted controversy when Sheetal Mhatre stated in a media conference that he used money from the Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation (BMC) to make a swimming pool, pretending it was a permanent Ganesh immersion pond at Dahisar Sports Foundation.

Brief Details of IPCs

  • 1 charge related to Voluntarily causing hurt to deter a 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 an Act endangering the 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 an act endangering the life or personal safety of others (IPC Section-338)
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Car Collection

Vinod Ghosalkar owns a Toyota Fortuner.

Assets/Properties

Movable Assets

  • 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

Immovable Assets

  • Agricultural Land: Rs. 48,00,000
  • Non-Agricultural Land: Rs. 33,00,000
  • Residential Buildings: Rs. 1,32,33,000

Note: The given estimates of movable and immovable assets are according to the year 2019. It excludes the assets owned by his wife and dependents (minor).

Net Worth

Vinod Ghosalkar’s net worth for the financial year 2018-2019 was estimated to be Rs. 3.18 crores. It excludes the net worth of his wife and dependents (minors).

Facts/Trivia

  • He is a close associate of politician Uddhav Thackeray.
    Vinod Ghosalkar with Uddhav Thackeray

    Vinod Ghosalkar with Uddhav Thackeray

  • In 2019, in the assembly elections, Ghosalkar, who had completed his 10th grade, disclosed that he had acquired an honorary doctorate in Political Science from the Institute of Education, Research and Development (IERD) in Kolkata. The university’s website said that at a charge of Rs. 48,550, honorary doctorate degrees were awarded without the thesis.
    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)

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