Ganpatrao Devji Tapase

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Ganpatrao Devji Tapase (30 October 1908[1]–3 October 1991, Mumbai) was an Indian politician, an Indian independence activist and later a leader of the Indian National Congress political party in Maharashtra.

He had studied in Fergusson College and Law College Pune. He was elected to the Bombay Legislative Assembly in 1946 and 1952 from Satara district. He was a member of the Rajya Sabha from 3 April 1962 to 2 April 1968.[2] He was the Governor of Uttar Pradesh state from 2 October 1977 to 27 February 1980[3] and the Governor of Haryana state from 28 February 1980 to 14 June 1984.

He was married to Rukminibai and survived by 4 sons and 2 daughters.[2]

Works[edit]

  • From Mudhouse to Rajbhavan: Autobiography of a Governor (1983)

References[edit]

  1. ^ His actual date of birth according to the Rajya Sabha website is 30 October 1908, though his official date of birth found in the Governor of Uttar Pradesh website is 15 July 1909
  2. ^ a b "RAJYA SABHA MEMBERS BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCHES 1952 - 2003" (PDF). 
  3. ^ "Shri Ganpat Rao Devji Tapase, Governor of UP". Governor of Uttar Pradesh website. Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 4 March 2011.