The teenage son of Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority (MHADA) CEO and former Principal Secretary to Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis Milind Mhaiskar, was found dead at a building in a posh Mumbai locality, according to a Mid Day report. The body of 18-year-old Manmath Mhaiskar was found in Malabar Hill on Tuesday morning, the report says. It has been learned that Manmath’s home is in Marine Lines. He went to meet his friend in Dariya Mahal of Malabar Hill on Tuesday morning. His body was lying in a pool of blood below the building. Two of Manmath’s friends have been detained, police said, adding that an accidental death report was registered.
Manmath reached Malabar Hill at 7 am and one hour later police were informed about the incident. He was taken to JJ Hospital but was declared brought dead, the DCP, PRO was quoted as saying by Mid
Last month, CM Fadnavis had shifted Manmath’s father Milind Mhaiskar out of the CMO, giving him the key post of Vice-President and Chief Executive Officer of MHADA. The post had been vacant since the retirement of Sambhaji Zende on April 30, as per Indian Express report.
Mhaiskar, a 1992-batch IAS officer, had been with the CMO since November 7, 2014. He was among the first bureaucrats to be appointed into the CMO. According to the report, Mhaiskar had himself expressed an interest in the new assignment.
MHADA is the state’s nodal agency for the implementation of the Prime Minister’s flagship Housing for All initiative. The agency has planned affordable housing projects worth several crores to meet the objective.