Chandrakant Bacchu Patil
Chandrakant Bacchu Patil
चंद्रकांत बच्चू पाटील
|Member of Legislative Council of Maharashtra|
2008 - 2014; 2014 - present
|Leader of the Maharashtra Legislative Council|
8 July 2016
|State President BJP Maharashtra|
17 July 2019
|Preceded by||Raosaheb Danve|
|Born||10 June 1959|
Bombay, Bombay State, India
|Political party||Bharatiya Janata Party|
Chandrakant Patil (born 10 June 1959) is an Indian politician who is State President BJP Maharashtra.  He was the Cabinet Minister of Maharashtra up to 12 November 2019. He was responsible for Revenue and Public Works (excluding Public Undertakings). A prominent member of the Bharatiya Janata Party, he was a Guardian Minister for Kolhapur & Pune district and also appointed as the President of Maharashtra BJP.
Early life and education
Fondly known as Dada Patil, he was born to a West Maharashtrian family on 10 June 1959. His father, Bacchu Patil, used to serve tea to mill workers. He spent his childhood days in the Prabhudas chawl in Mumbai. He received his initial schooling from the Raja Shivaji Vidyalaya (formerly known as King George High School), Dadar. He graduated from the Siddharth College (Fort) in 1985.
He was introduced to the Akhil Bharatiya Vidhyarthi Parishad (ABVP) at the age of 18. In 1980, he started working as a full-time activist for the ABVP. In 1982, he was appointed as the 'Pradesh Mantri'. In 1985, Patil was elected as 'Kshetriya Sangathan Mantri' of the ABVP where he focused on the problems of the youth and student issues. During 1990, Dada Patil was elected as the Akhil Bharatiya Mantri of ABVP. At this time, he travelled to different districts of India to make people aware of social issues and addressed problems related to the education sector and the youth. I 2004, that he joined the Bharatiya Janata Party and was elected as its Vice President in 2013. In June 2014, he was appointed as a member of the Maharashtra Legislative Council. In October 2014, he was elected as Cabinet Minister of Maharashtra. He has been holding the Cabinet Minister office since July 2016 and handling the revenue, relief & rehabilitation and Public Works department.
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- Official website (personal)
| Cabinet Minister for Co-operation, Maharashtra State
31 October 2014–present
|| Maharashtra State Guardian Minister for Sangli district
|| Maharashtra State Guardian Minister for Kolhapur district
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