Maharashtra: Ex-MLA Jyoti Kalani, wife of Ulhasnagar’s strongman Papu Kalani, dies of heart attack | Thane News – Times of India


ULHASNAGAR: Ex-NCP MLA Jyoti Kalani (70) died of heart attack at her residence in Ulhasnagar on Sunday evening.
Jyoti is wife of Ulhasnagar’s strongman Pappu Kalani, four times Ex-MLA, who is presently serving life imprisonment in jail since 2013 in a murder case.
After husband was jailed, Jyoti in 2014 for first time contested MLA election on NCP’s ticket and win despite Modi wave by defeating BJP’s MLA Kumar Ailani.
Jyoti was also known as ‘Iron Lady’ in Ulhasnagar and she several times elected as corporator and in 1995 she became first President of Ulhasnagar Municipal council and later in 2005 she was elected first lady as Mayor.
Kalani family is said to be very close to NCP chief Sharad Pawar.
She is survived by one son Omie Kalani-who runs his own local TOK party and two daughters Seema and Pinky.
Pithu Rajwani, family friend of Kalani’s told TOI, “Jyoti bhabhi suffered heart attack at her residence and when family rushed her to a private hospital doctor their declared her brought dead”.

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