Pandurang Pundalik Fundkar

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Pandurang Pundalik Fundkar
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Minister of
Government of Maharashtra[1]
Preceded byEknath Khadse
Leader of Opposition
Maharashtra Legislative Council
In office
2008 – 31 May 2018
MLA Maharashtra
In office
In office
In office
In office
Succeeded byPrakash Ambedkar
Personal details
Born(1950-08-21)21 August 1950
Narkhed, Buldhana
Died31 May 2018(2018-05-31) (aged 67)
Cause of deathHeart attack
Political partyNDA-BJP
ChildrenSagar Fundkar Vasundhara
Akash Pandurang Fundkar.[2]
ResidenceKhamgaon, Maharashtra
Alma materUniversity of Nagpur
As of 16 September, 2009
Source: [1]

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.[3]

He was a member of 9th Lok Sabha, 10th Lok Sabha and 11th Lok Sabha from Akola from Maharashtra. He was also former president of State BJP. He was born in 1950 in Buldhana. [4]

He was elected as member of Maharashtra Vidhan Sabha from Khamgaon (Vidhan Sabha constituency) in 1978 and 1980.[5] On July 8, 2016 he was sworn in as a Cabinet Minister in Devendra Fadnavis[6][7] government.[8]

He died on 31 May 2018 in Breach Candy hospital, Mumbai due to a massive heart attack.[9]


  1. ^ "Maharashtra Cabinet rejig: 11 ministers sworn in". The Hindu Business Line. 2016-07-08. Retrieved 2018-06-06.
  2. ^ Ganjpure, Vaibhav (2014-10-11). "Triangular battle in store in Buldhana district". The Times of India. Retrieved 28 May 2015.
  3. ^ "Maharashtra Legislative Council". Lok Sabha Secretariat, New Delhi website.
  4. ^ "Members Bioprofile". Lok Sabha Secretariat, New Delhi website.
  5. ^ "Elections result analysis 1978-2004". Election Commission of India, New Delhi. Retrieved 27 January 2010.
  6. ^ "Maharashtra Ministry". Retrieved 2018-06-06.
  7. ^ "Maharashtra cabinet reshuffle: CM allocated portfolios to newly sworn-in ministers". The Indian Express. 2016-07-10. Retrieved 2018-06-06.
  8. ^ Sanjay Jog. "Fadnavis rejigs Cabinet with induction of 10 ministers". Business Standard. Retrieved 2018-06-06.
  9. ^ "bjp leader pandurang phundkar passed away due to heart attack". Maharashtra Times. Retrieved 2018-06-06.