MNS legislator from Pune Ramesh Wanjale dies

Pune, Jun 10: Maharashtra Navnirman Sena (MNS) MLA from Pune Ramesh Wanjale died in a city hospital on Friday night following a massive heart attack, hospital sources said.

Wanjale (45) was elected from Khadakwasla constituency in the 2009 Assembly elections. He was the first legislator of the Raj Thackeray-led party to be elected from Pune city. A popular figure among the party workers, Wanjale was known for his penchant for wearing gold ornaments that earned him the nickname of "gold man" in the political circles here.

A large number of MNS activists gathered at the hospital on hearing the news of Wanjale's demise.


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