Former BJP MLA Pascal Dhanare passed away at a hospital in Mumbai on Monday, party sources said. Dhana who was 49-year-old, was an MLA from Dahanu in the Palghar district of Maharashtra from 2014 to 2019, was suffering from COVID-19, and was recently admitted to a hospital at Vapi in Gujarat.
After his health worsened, he was moved to a hospital in neighboring Mumbai on Sunday night. Dhanare died in the early hours of Monday, the sources said. He is survived by his wife, two daughters, and a son.