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Who was Pramod Mahajan?

Pramod Vyankatesh Mahajan (30 October 1949 – 3 May 2006) was an Indian politician from Maharashtra. A second-generation leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), he belonged to a group of relatively young “technocratic” leaders.

At the time of his death, he was in a power struggle for the leadership of the BJP, given the imminent retirement of its aging top brass.

Pramod Mahajan Biography, Wiki

Pramod Was an Indian politician He was in the second-class leaders of the Bharatiya Janata Party. He was among the ‘technocrats’ of the new generation of leaders, who had no political basis; so much political development was done.

He was quite popular in his hometown of Maharashtra and western region of India. Pramod was the second son of Venkatesh Devidas Mahajan and Prabhadevi. He was born in Mehboobnagar in Andhra Pradesh.

He did his schooling from Mahavidyalaya as well as Yogeshwari Vidyalaya Beed district of Maharashtra’s. In addition, he did his graduation in the field of Physics and Journalism and he completed his post graduation in Political Science.

Since his childhood, he became the member of RSS. His father passed away when he was merely 21 years old.In the early of his career, he started teaching English at Kholeshwar College from 1971-74. In 1972, he married Rekha Mahajan and he is having a son Rahul and Daughter Poonam Mahajan.

In 1970, he joined the RSS Marathi-Magazine as a sub-editor, and he became a part of the unrest upon the imposition of emergency by the Indira Gandhi.

He was arrested and later he had to remain in the Nasik jail till the time when Emergency was lifted out. He fought the 1984 Lok Sabha elections though he was defeated.

Pramod Mahajan Biography Wikipedia
Pramod Mahajan
Real NamePramod Vyankatesh Mahajan
Nick Name Pramod 
Full NamePramod Vyankatesh Mahajan
Profession politician
ZodiacNot Known
EthnicityNot Known
Marital StatusMarried
Girlfriend/Wife NameRekha Mahajan
 Physical Status 
Age56 years old
Height (Approx.)Not Known
Weight (Approx.)Not Known
Measurement (Approx.)Not Known
Eye ColourNot Known
Hair ColourNot Known
Personal Information
Date of Birth 30 October 1949
Birth PlaceMahbubnagar, India
Current CityNot Known
ReligionNot Known
School/College NameYogeshwari Mahavidyalaya and Ranade Institute
QualificationNot Known
Family Background
Father NameNot Known
Mother NameNot Known
Siblings NameNot Known
Source Of IncomeNot Known
Net WorthNot Known

How did Pramod Mahajan die?

On the morning of 22 April 2006, Mahajan’s estranged younger brother, Pravin shot him with his licensed .32 Browning pistol inside the former’s apartment in Mumbai following a dispute.

Four bullets were fired. Mahajan was taken to the Hinduja Hospital where he was operated upon. Liver specialist Mohamed Rela flew in from London to treat him.

After struggling for his life for 13 days, Mahajan suffered from a cardiac arrest and died on 3 May 2006 at 4:10 pm IST.He was given a state funeral at the Shivaji Park crematorium in Dadar, Mumbai on 4 May 2006.

Pramod Mahajan Career

Pramod Mahajan and Gopinath Munde, 25 years ago, had started campaigning in the rural areas of Beed, Maharashtra. Munde-Mahajan both of whom had stirred up the Maharashtra campaign.

Earlier, while campaigning for the Jana Sangh and the BJP, both of them wore the rural areas of the state due to the party’s rigidity. The Munde-Mahajan combine was captured by Marjwad, Vidharbha and West Maharashtra Charsh Parguna. Munde-Mahajan, the leader of the Jana Sangh, has done a great job to take BJP to the national level.

In 1990, he came into limelight during the time he organized the  Lal Krishna Advani’s (BJP President) Rath Yatra and he was given the responsibility of the defence ministry in the Atal Bihari Vajpayee’s government in 1996 for few time.

In 1998, the BJP party came into the superpower then he appointed as the PM’s advisor. He, however, quit from this post and fought the Rajya Sabha elections, this time he got the victory. He afterwards became the Information and Broadcasting minister with the additional responsibility of  Food Processing too in the year1998.

In the next following year, he has given the charge of the Parliamentary Affairs and water resources ministry. Vajpayee ji gave him the charge of doing campaigning for the party in the 2004 elections.

On April 22, 2006,  Pravin Mahajan got angry and accused Pramod Mahajan of ignoring him, in a short while, the debate started between the two brothers on family issues, the feud was that Pravin Mahajan had his 0.32 Browning pistol Withdrawal and Pramod Mahajan shot down 4 bullets.

Pramod Mahajan Personal Life

Pramod Mahajan showed immense interest in acting which landed him in theatre, wherein he met the love of his life, Rekha Hamine. He courted her and finally tied the nuptial know on March 11, 1972.

The couple had two children, Poonam and Rahul, both trained pilots. His daughter, Poonam is married to Anand Rao Vajendla, an industrialist from Hyderabad.

Pramod Mahajan FAQ’s

Q. What was Pramod Mahajan’s Age?

Ans. Pramod Mahajan died at 56

Q. Where is the Born of Pramod Mahajan?

Ans. Mahbubnagar, India.

Q.What is the name of Pramod Mahajan’s Father?

Ans. His father’s name is not known.

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