Gopinath Munde


Gopinath Munde was born in Parli, Maharashtra, India on December 12th, 1949 and is the Politician. At the age of 64, Gopinath Munde biography, profession, age, height, weight, eye color, hair color, build, measurements, education, career, dating/affair, family, news updates, and networth are available.

Date of Birth
December 12, 1949
Place of Birth
Parli, Maharashtra, India
Death Date
Jun 3, 2014 (age 64)
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Pradnya Mahajan ​(m. 1978)​
Pankaja Munde, Pritam Munde, Yashashri Munde
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Gopinath Munde Career

He was a member of Maharashtra's Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Renapur (Vidhan Sabha constituency) for five terms during 1980–1985 and 1990–2009. He was also the leader of opposition in the Assembly during 1992–1995.

He had held the post of Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra in 1995–1999. Munde was elected to Lok Sabha in 2009 and 2014, and served as the deputy leader of the BJP in the Lok Sabha. He was appointed in Modi's cabinet and took the oath on 26 May, but died in New Delhi a week later on 3 June 2014. As per media reports he died in a road accident. However, on 21 Jan 2019, a US hacker claimed that Mr. Munde was murdered. He is the shortest served Cabinet minister ever in Indian history. Munde got involved in politics when he met Pramod Mahajan, a friend and colleague in the college. As a member of the Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad, he took part in the agitation against the state of emergency imposed by the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi. He was incarcerated in the Nashik central jail until the Emergency was lifted.

In 1971, he associated with the campaign of the Bharatiya Jana Sangh candidate in the Lok Sabha election in the Beed constituency. He attended the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh's Shiksha Varga (Training Camp) held in Pune that year. He soon became the Sambhajinagar Mandal Karyavah, looking after half a dozen shakhas of the RSS, and subsequently, the in-charge of its Pune City Students' Cell. Later, he was made a member of the executive committee of the city RSS. The Janata Party by this time had split, and the Bharatiya Janata Party, founded by the leaders the erstwhile Bharatiya Jana Sangh had come into existence. Munde was made President of the Maharashtra unit of the BJP's youth wing, the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha.

When munde was deputy chief minister of Maharashtra state, he worked against gang wars and underworld Don's. After 1993 Mumbai attacks munde took over the home ministry of Maharashtra state and started war against underworld Don's and their supporters.

He contested election from Parli (Vidhan Sabha constituency) in 1978 but lost. He was first elected to Vidhan Sabha from Renapur in 1980 as BJP candidate and later represented the seat again in 1995, 1999 and 2004. He was the Leader of Opposition in Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha from 12 December 1991 to 14 March 1995. Munde was sworn in as the Deputy Chief Minister of Maharashtra when Manohar Joshi-led government took over the reins of the state on 14 March 1995.

Munde served as a member of the 15th Lok Sabha (2009–2014), representing the Beed constituency. Munde defeated Rameshrao Baburao Kokate (Adaskar) an NCP Candidate. In 2014, Munde again won the Lok sabha election from Beed Constituency by margin of 140,000 votes. Subsequently, on 26 May 2014, he was appointed as Minister of Rural Development in the cabinet of Prime minister Narendra Modi. Within a few days, he was involved in a car accident and died within a few minutes of the mishap.