Suryakanta Patil

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Suryakanta Patil
Personal details
Born (1948-08-15) 15 August 1948 (age 70)
Yeotmal, Maharashtra
Political partyBJP
Spouse(s)R. B. Maske
Children1 Son and 1 Daughter
As of 16 September, 2006
Source: [1]

Suryakanta Patil (born 15 August 1948) was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. She represented the Hingoli & Nanded constituency of Maharashtra and was a member of the Nationalist Congress Party (NCP). Later in 2014, resigned from party and joined Bhartiya Janata Party along with Dr. Madhavrao Kinhalkar.[1]

She was the Minister of State in the Ministry of Rural Development and Minister of State in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs. Father's Name Late Shree Jaywantrao Patil Place of Birth :Waiphana, Nanded, Maharashtra. Marital Status: Married on 2 January 1966.


Political and social worker Journalist Trade Unionist

Position Held[edit]

1971 President District Congress Committee women's Wing) Nanded.

1972-74 General Secretary District Youth Congress Chairperson Education Committee Municipal Council, Nanded

1977-78 Founder- Member D.C.C. (India) Nanded

1980 Member Municipal Council Nanded

1980-85 Member Maharashtra Legislative Assembly

1981-82 Chairperson Committee of Subordinate Legislation

1981-85 General Secretary Pradesh Youth Congress (I), Maharashtra

1886-91 Member Rajya Sabha elected from Maharashtra .[2]

1988-89 Member Consultative Committee Ministry of Petroleum and Chemicals Member Consultative Committee Ministry of Environment and Forest

1988-90 Member Committee of Rules Member of Hindi Salahakar Samity, Ministry of steel and mines and Ministry of Water Resources Member Central Advisory Committee for Light House Ministry of Surface Transport

1991 Elected to 10th Loksabha

1991-96 Executive Member Congress Parliamentary Party (I)

1997-98 Vice President Pradesh Congress Committee

1998 Re-elected on 12th Loksabha (2nd term)

1998-99 Member Committee of Defense and its Sub-Committee-I Member Joint Committee of Empowerment of women and its Sub Committee on Appraisal of laws relating to women -Criminal Laws

1999-2004 - Vice Chairperson of Maharashtra Council of Agriculture Education and Research, Pune

2004-2009 - Member of Parliament and Ministry of state in Ministry of Rural Development.

Literacy Artistic and Scientific Accomplishment

Editor, Godawari Times - a daily in Marathi

Special interest[edit]

Solving problems of women, Labour Movements, rural Development and Upliftment of poor and downtrodden

Favorite Pastime Recreation

Reading, listening to music and enjoying nature
Sports and Clubs
Swimming, shooting and table-tennis

Countries Visited[edit]

China, Egypt, Germany, Guatemala, Japan, New Zealand, Nicaragua, U.A.E., U.K., U.S.A.

Other Information[edit]

Took Initiative in building Woman's labor union; imprisoned thrice during Janata regime and appeared before the Shah Commission; President District Journalist Association (associated with Akhil Bhartiya Patrakar Parished) since 1980; Chairperson (i)Mahila Udyog Vikas Santha since its formation in 1977-78; (ii)Multipurpose labor Union Nanded; and (iii) Hutatma Jaywantrao Patil Cooperative sugar Factory Suryanagar Hadgaon, District Nanded and Director (i) District Nanded Cooperative Consumer Federation since 1988; (ii)Maharashtra State Co-operative Bank Mumbai.


  1. ^ "Ahead of polls, NCP sees exodus of leaders to Shiv Sena, BJP". First Post. 26 September 2014. Retrieved 2 December 2015.
  2. ^ "Rajya Sabha members". Retrieved 31 December 2009.

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