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Pramod Mahajan bio

Pramod  Mahajan

Full namePramod Vyankatesh Mahajan
Pramod  Mahajan
Pramod Mahajan
Born30 October 1949
Mahabubnagar, Andhra Pradesh, India (nowTelangana, India)
Died3 May 2006 (aged 56)
Mumbai, India
brothersPrakash and Pravin
sistersPratibha and Pradnya
Cause of deathShot by his brother pravin mahajan
Political partyBJP
Spouse(s)Smt. Rekha Pramod Mahajan
ChildrenOne son (Rahul Mahajan) and one daughter (Poonam Mahajan Rao)

Pramod Vyankatesh Mahajan (30 October 1949 – 3 May 2006) was an Indian politician of BJP. pramod mahajan was a member of the Rajya Sabha and a General Secretary of his party. He contested only two Loksabha elections from Mumbai - North East constituency. Born to Venkatesh Devidas Mahajan and Prabhavati Venkatesh Mahajan, he was the second child amongst five children born to the couple. he obtained his bachelor's degree in physics and journalism from Ranade Institute of Journalism, Pune. He attained a post graduate degree in political science from the same college. he joined politics during the Emergency Period in India.
Lok Sabha elections in 1996, BJP started coming to power and ruling the political world. With this, Mahajan was appointed as Defense Minister in Atal Bihari Vajpayee ministry that lasted for just 13 days. After back in power in 1998 he became advisor of PM. He was a member of the Rajya Sabha and a General Secretary of his party. As a minister in charge of telecommunications between 2001 and 2003, he played a major role in India's cellular revolution, but was also accused of improperly favouring Reliance Infocomm.
A continuous dispute at home, younger brother Pravin fired four bullets on Pramod with his licensed .32 Browning pistol in Pramod's apartment on the morning of April 22, 2006. He was taken to Hinduja Hospital and operated on emergency basis. He died After battling for survival for 12 days in the hospital. 
his daughter Poonam Mahajan is a Member of Parliament from Mumbai North Central and a politician of the BJP

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