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Pandurang Pundalik Fundkar (21 August 1950 – 31 May 2018) alias Bhausaheb Fundkar was leader of opposition in Maharashtra Legislative Council in India. He was a leader of Bharatiya Janata Party.
He was a member of 9th Lok Sabha, 10th Lok Sabha and 11th Lok Sabha from Akola (Lok Sabha constituency) from Maharashtra. He was also former president of State BJP. He was born in 1950 in Buldhana.
He was elected as member of Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha from Khamgaon (Vidhan Sabha constituency) in 1978 and 1980. On July 8, 2016 he was sworn in as a Cabinet Minister in Devendra Fadnavis government. He passed away in the early hours of 31 May 2018 in Breach Candy hospital, Mumbai due to massive heart attack.
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Government of Maharashtra
|Preceded by||Eknath Khadse|
|Leader of Opposition
Maharashtra Legislative Council
|Succeeded by||Prakash Ambedkar|
|Born||21 August 1950
|Died||31 May 2018 (aged 67)|
|Cause of death||Heart attack|
|Children||Sagar Fundkar Vasundhara
Akash Pandurang Fundkar.
|Alma mater||University of Nagpur|
Cause of Death
Heart Attack at Breach Candy, 31 May 2018.
Pandurang Fundkar Death
MUMBAI: Maharashtra Agriculture Minister Pandurang Fundkar died on Thursday at around 4.35 am following a heart attack in Mumbai here, an official said.
He was 67.
The senior BJP leader was a three-term MP and a former president of the Maharashtra party unit.
The legislator first became an MLA in 1978.
Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis condoled Fundkar’s demise, and recalled his late cabinet colleague’s contribution to the party and farmers’ development. Saddened and shocking to know about demise of Fundkar. He was a senior colleague in the cabinet and a senior leader who has deep knowledge about agriculture and cooperative sector. We lost our senior colleague” said Fadnavis.
State BJP chief Raosaheb Danve said Fundkar was a farmers’ leader and did justice to the portfolio he held, after being inducted in the Fadnavis ministry in July 2016.
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