Bala Nandgaonkar has a substantial eighteen years of experience of representing the people. Bala started his public life as the President of the Ganesh Utsav Mandal, Mazgaon – Tadwadi, and since then, has been consistently serving the State for the last twenty-five years in various categories, from a simple worker to a Home Minister.
A senior leader of Maharashtra NavNirman Sena, Bala has represented the Mazgaon constituency in the State Assembly for a third consecutive term since 1995. He was also recognized as the Best Legislature in the State Assembly.
During his tenure in the State Assembly, Bala handled the office of Maharashtra’s Home Minister (Rural) in 1999 for four months. Even in this short tenure, he achieved success in bettering the condition of the Police force.
Bala was also a good Corporator in the Mumbai Municipal Corporation (1990-95). During his tenure, equipped with a statue of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj, he led an agitation at the Mumbai airport to rename the terminus after the great King. He also served as a member of the Education Board (Municipal Corporation) for a while.