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Vilasrao Deshmukh Biography, Age, Death, Wife, Children, Family, Caste, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 26, 2021

Short Biography

Vilasrao Dagadojirao Deshmukh was born on 26-05-1945 in Babhalgoan, Latur in the state of Maharashtra, India. He was an ace Indian Lawyer & Politician who served twice as the Chief Minister of Maharashtra.

Other Name: Vilasrao Dagadojirao Deshmukh
Other Professions: Politician Lawyer

Vilasrao Deshmukh Complete Bio & Career

Vilasrao Deshmukh has also been an integral part of the Union cabinet, holding the responsibilities of Minister of Science and Technology and Minister of Earth Sciences.
He joined politics in the early 1970s by becoming a member of Latur Village Panchayat in 1974 and in the same year he also became village chief. His association with the village continued till 1980. He contested for the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly election for the first time in 1980 and kept on winning till 1995. He lost the election in 1995 but came back with a vengeance in 1999 and won it with a huge margin of 90k votes from his constituency Latur.
Deshmukh Ji was the first person to take initiative by asking for a farmer loan waiver in UPA-1. Deshmukh formed the Manjra Charitable Trust which helps run several colleges in Latur, Pune & Mumbai. Some of them are Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology at Versova, Andheri in Mumbai, Manajara ayurvedic Medical College & Hospital in Latur. He also founded Marathwada Mitra Mandal under which there are two colleges one in MMCC (Marathwada Mitra Mandal College of Commerce) in Pune and the other is MMIT (Marathwada Mitra Mandal Institute of Technology) in Pune.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

In 2011, Vilasrao Deshmukh was suffering from cirrhosis. He was taking treatment regullarly. In August 2012, he was admitted to hospital at Mumbai in the state of Maharashtra. His liver & kidney was failure during that period & he died on 14-08-2012 in Chennai, Tamil Nadu at the age of 67 years.

DEATHDAY 14 August,2012 (Wednesday)
DEATH PLACE Chennai, Tamil Nadu

Vilasrao Deshmukh Family, Relatives and Other Relations

Vilasrao Deshmukh was born to Dagdoji Venkatrao Deshmukh and Sushila Devi. he had a younger brother named Diliprao Deshmukh (Politician). He was married to Vaishali Deshmukh. Together the couple had three sons named Riteish Deshmukh (Film Actor & Producer), Amit Deshmukh (Politician) and Dhiraj Deshmukh (Politician). He has three daughters-in-law including actress/model Genelia D'Souza (Riteish Deshmukh's wife), actress Aditi Pratap (Amit Deshmukh's wife) & film producer Deepshikha Bhagnani (Dhiraj Deshmukh's wife).

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Vilasrao Deshmukh Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Vilasrao Deshmukh was 67 years 2 months & 19 days old age.