Vasant Davkhare


1949 –


Who is Vasant Davkhare?

Shri. Vasant Shankar Davkhare is an Indian politician of the Nationalist Congress Party and deputy chairman of Maharashtra Legislative Council. In 1986 Mr Dhavkare was elected as Corporator in Thane Municipal Corporation. In 1987 he was elected as Mayor of Thane Municipal Corporation. He was elected unopposed to Maharashtra Legislative Council in May 2010 after Shiv Sena candidate Shri Ramesh Jadhav withdrew his candidature. From 1992 till as on date he is elected four times to Maharashtra Legislative Council.

He has been the Deputy Chairman of the Maharashtra Legislative Council since 1998. On 13 July 2010, he was re-elected unopposed as Deputy Chairman of the Maharashtra Legislative Council, after Shiv Sena MLC Shri. Kiran Pawaskar withdrew his candidature. His name was proposed by Indian National Congress MLC Shri. Ulhas Pawar and it was seconded by Nationalist Congress Party member Shri Hemant Takle.

On 22 May 2010 Shri Davkhare's wife Smt Shakuntala Davkhare [53] died due to massive cardiac arrest.

Shri. Vasant Davkhare offered Rs. 100000/- to family of Ishrat Jahan, a 19 year student who was killed encounter on June 15, 2004 by Gujarat Police.

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Nov 8, 1949
  • Hindu
Lived in
  • Thane

on July 23, 2013


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