Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar

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Dr. Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar
10th Chief Minister of Maharashtra
In office
3 June 1985 – 6 March 1986
Preceded by Vasantdada Patil
Succeeded by Shankarrao Chavan
Personal details
Born Nilanga
Nationality Indian
Political party Indian National Congress-INC
Residence Nilanga
Religion Hindu

Shivajirao Nilangekar Patil, is a leader of Indian National Congress party and a former chief minister of Maharashtra.

He was chief minister from June 1985 to March 1986. He had to resign when the Bombay High Court passed strictures against him after his daughter’s marks in the MD exams were found to have been fudged. His rule was the briefest of all chief ministers (apart from caretaker chief minister P K Sawant).[1]

Educational activities[edit]

Nilangekar established the Maharashtra Education Trust 1968. Under the agies of his education Society around four senior colleges,12 Higher secondary schools and 15 primary schools established. Maharashtra Pharmacy College, Nilanga, was established in 1984. Maharashtra Poly. ( D.Pharmacy) Institute Nilanga Govt. Aided started in 1981. Maharashtra College of Engineering in 1983. His interests include reading, classical music, volleyball and table tennis. He is known as one of clean personality of Maharashtra Politics. He was born in Nilanaga, a town in Maharashtra.

Personal life[edit]

He has five children, 04 boys and 01 girl.Dilip S Patil,Dr.Sharad S Patil,Dr. Chandrakala Arun Dawle,Ashok S Patil and Vijay S Patil are his children.Dilip has 2 sons and 1 daughter.Dr. Sharad S Patil is married to Dr.Surekha S Patil, and they have two children, Dr.Sarvesh S Patil and Shruthi S Patil. Dr.Chandrakala is married to Dr. Arun Dawle, general surgeon, and they have two children,Dr. Kiran A Dawle and Jyoti Dawle.Ashok S Patil is married to Sangeeta A Patil, they have a daughter, Samriddhi S Patil.Vijay S Patil is married Vrushali V Patil, they have two children,Gautami V Patil and Prithvi V Patil.


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Preceded by
Vasantdada Patil
Chief Minister of Maharashtra
3 June 1985 – 6 March 1986
Succeeded by
Shankarrao Chavan