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Vishwas Patil (born November 28, 1959, in Nerle, Kolhapur district) is an Indian author, and IAS officer,historian, He completed his masters M.A. in English Literature and a degree in Law.
- Lust for Lalbaug, novel about Great Bombay textile strike publisher Rajhans Prakashan, 2015
- Panipat, novel about Third Battle of Panipat
- Sambhaji, biographical novel about Sambhaji Maharaj
- Ranangan, play based on novel Panipat
- Chandramukhi, novel based on relations between a politician and a "tamasha" dancer
- Not gone with the wind, novel based on the film industry personalities
- Pangira, novel about hardship of village people
- Mahanayak, biographical novel about Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose
- Zadazadati (novel), a touching story of people displaced due to infasturcture projects like dams, it was honoured with Sahitya Akademi Award in 1992,
- 1989Nath Madhav Award for Panipat
- 1990 Priyadarshini National Award for Zadazadati, Bhartiya Bhasha Parishad Award for Panipat, Vikhe Patil Award for Zadazadati
- 1992 Sahitya Akademi Award for Zadazadati
- 1998 Gadakri Award for Mahanayak
- Tare, Kiran (December 23, 2011). "The Burden of Battle". India Today. Retrieved 19 November 2012.
- Deshmukh, Vinita (November 16, 2004). "Retrial at Red Fort". Pune: Pune Indian Express. Retrieved 8 December 2010.
- Patil,, Vishwas; Ramachandra, Keerti (English translator) (2014). A Dirge for the Dammed. Gurgaon, India: Hachette India. ISBN 978-93-5009-590-4.
- Sahitya Akademi Awards Information