Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
XI Lok Sabha


Father's Name: Shri Baburao Date of Birth: 5 July 1931 Place of Birth: Ichalkaranji in Distt. Kolhapur (Maharashtra) Marital Status: Married on 12 May 1950 Spouse's Name: Smt. Indumati Children: Two sons and three daughters Educational Qualifications :
12th standard Profession :
Agriculturist Permanent Address :
'INDU-KALA' Awade Nagar, Ichalkaranji Distt. Kolhapur 416115 (Maharashtra) Tels. (0230) 424493, 422367 Fax. (0230) 430456 Positions Held :
1962-67Member, Block Congress Committee, Ichalkaranji Member, Municipal Council, Ichalkaranji Member, Rashtra Seva Dal 1967President, Municipal Council, Ichalkaranji 1980-85Member, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly 1983-85State Minister, Industries and Urban Development, Maharashtra Jan. 1992-Jan. 1996Treasurer, Block Congress Committee 1996Elected to Lok Sabha (Eleventh) 1996 onwardsGeneral Secretary, P.C.C. (I), Maharashtra Social and Cultural Activities :
Congress worker for 37 years, working for solution of farmers problems, decentralised powerloom sector, small scale industries and co-operatives; Founder Chairman, Dattajirao Kadam Technical Education Society, Kolhapur, Member (i) Swami Vivekanand Education Society, Kolhapur; (ii) Governing body of Narauanrao Babusaheb Education Society, Ichalkaranji; Ex- Senate Member of Shivaji University, Kolhapur
Special Interests :
Solving problems for decentralising powerloom sector, small scale industries and co-operatives and to study technological development in textile industry and participation of women in industrial work
Favourite Pastime and Recreation :
Drama, Cinema and cultural programmes
Sports and Clubs :
Selected for State and National Championship in Kabaddi in his youth; caused to hold Ranji Trophy Match of Cricket and All India Kho-Kho Competitions in Ichalkaranji
Countries Visited :
Brazil, Japan, Mauritius as a delegate to Sugar Co-operatives Industry for acquiring first hand information of modern technology pertaining to sugar industry, also visited textile centres abroad, sponsored by All India Federation of Co-operative Spinning Mills Ltd., Mumbai during 1974 and 1982
Other Information :
Founder Director, Times Bank, Mumbai (established by M/s Bennett & Colman) since August 1995; Conferred with prestigious 'FIE Foundation Award' for outstanding performance in the field of co-operative movement and socio-economic development in Ichalkaranji. Spirit behind, Indira Gandhi Mahila Sahakari Soot Girani Ltd. (1992); Ex-Chairman, Ichalkaranji Janata Sahakari Bank Ltd., Ichalkaranji; Ex-Chairman, Maharashtra State Co-op. Spinning Mill Federation, Bombay; Ex-Chairman, the Ichalkaranji Co-op. Spinning Mill, Ichalkaranji. During his years as member of Municipal Council implemented schemes for providing civic amenities such as water supply, underground drainage scheme and town planning scheme, commensurate for rapidly growing needs of the town, Municipal Council also started on Non-Grant basis high school and primary education from Zila Parishad
Election Result :
Ichalkaranji Lok Sabha constituency Total electorate10,93,841 Total votes polled7,10,628 Total votes polled in favour of the first four leading candidates : (1) Shri Kallappa Baburao Awade (I.N.C.)2,37,510 (2) Smt. Sambhajirao Mane Nivedita (Ind.)2,09,000 (3) Shri Ganpatrao Anandrao Sarnobat Sarkar (B.J.P.)1,25,667 (4) Shri K.L. Malabade [C.P.I. (M)]88,329