Ashish Shelar
Member of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
for Mumbai Vandre West
In office
2014–suspended
Preceded byBaba Siddique
Member of Legislative Council of Maharashtra
In office
2012 - 2014
Personal details
Born (1972-10-03) 3 October 1972 (age 49)
Sindhudurg district, Maharashtra, India
NationalityIndian
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party
Spouse(s)Pratima Shelar
ChildrenOmkar Shelar
Alma materG.J Advani College Mumbai LLB
University of Mumbai
OccupationPolitician
Websitewww.mumbaibjp.org

Ashish Shelar (born 3 October 1972) is an Indian politician belonging to Bhartiya Janata Party. He served as Maharashtra Legislative Assembly member representing Vandre West twice, first in 2014 and then in 2019.[1][2] He was president[3] of Mumbai unit of BJP.[4]

He was elected as Vice President of Mumbai Cricket Association, Mumbai on 17 June 2015.[5][6]

On 9 September 2015, Shelar gained controversy when he helped ban the sale of meat for 8 days for the annual Jain celebration, Paryushana, at which time total fast from any and every food is required.[7] Most constituencies in Maharashtra ban the sale of meat for only 4 days. The ban was criticized by the BJP's Maharashtra coalition partner, Shiv Sena.

Education and early career

Shelar completed his Bachelor of Science BSc degree from Parle College in the year 1992, after which he completed a three-year law degree from G. J. Advani College, University of Mumbai.[8]

He was Originally a native from Sindhudurg district of Konkan, Ashish was born in chawl system dwelling of mile-workers area. Later in his childhood he shifted and settled in Bandra West with his parents and family. A people's man since early age, Ashish joined RSS in school days and completed Prathamik Varsha course. He went on to join ABVP in college and successfully rose to the leading position of Mumbai Secretary of ABVP.[9]

Family and personal life

Ashish Shelar is married to Pratima Dalvi. Pratima Shelar is an Advocate.

Sports

Positions held

Within BJP

[11]

Legislative

References

  1. ^ "Vandre West Election and Results 2018, Candidate list, Winner, Runner-up, Current MLA and Previous MLAs". www.elections.in.
  2. ^ "Vandre West Assembly Election Results 2019 Live: Vandre West Constituency (Seat) Election Results, Live News". News18. Retrieved 14 March 2020.
  3. ^ Administrator. "404 Error". www.bjp.org. ((cite web)): Cite uses generic title (help)
  4. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 1 February 2014. Retrieved 20 January 2014.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  5. ^ "Ashish Shelar: Latest News, Photos, Videos on Ashish Shelar - NDTV.COM". NDTV.com.
  6. ^ "Sharad Pawar remains MCA president".
  7. ^ "BJP, Sena target each other over meat ban in Mumbai". 9 September 2015.
  8. ^ "Archived copy". 103.23.150.75. Archived from the original on 18 September 2018. Retrieved 13 January 2022.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  9. ^ "Profille - Adv. Ashish Shelar". advashishshelar.in.
  10. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 6 October 2015. Retrieved 6 October 2015.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  11. ^ "Казино вулкан 777 бездепозитный бонус". Mumbaibjp.org. 13 August 2016. Retrieved 17 September 2018.
  12. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 7 October 2015. Retrieved 6 October 2015.((cite web)): CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)
  13. ^ "MLC polls: 11 candidates set to get elected, unopposed".
  14. ^ http://mumbaivotes.com/politicians/135/ Archived 27 June 2015 at the Wayback Machine