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Gopinath Pandurang Munde famously called as ‘Lokneta’ was an Indian politician and the most popular social leader from Maharashtra. He was a senior leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and former Union Minister for Rural Development and Panchayati Raj in Narendra Modi’s Cabinet, which, however, was short-lived due to his death in a road accident. He was also a member of Maharashtra’s Legislative Assembly (MLA) during 1980-1985 and 1990-2009 sessions and the leader of opposition in the Assembly during 1992-1995. He strived to give new dimensions to Rambhau Mhalgi Prabodhini mission and brought issues like natural resource management on the agenda.