Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
XII Lok Sabha


Father's Name Late Shri Jayawantrao Patil Date of Birth 15 August 1948 Place of Birth Waiphana, Distt. Nanded (Maharashtra) Marital Status Married on 2 January 1966 Spouse's Name Shri R.B. Maske Children One son and one daughter Profession Political and Social Worker, Journalist, Trade Unionist Permanent Address `Priyadarshini', Kailashnagar, Nanded, Distt. Nanded-431602 (Maharashtra) Tels. (02462) 34345, 33333, 30000 Present Address 14, B.D. Marg, New Delhi-110001 Tel. (011) 3782636 Positions Held 1971 onwards President, District Congress Committee (D.C.C.) (Women's Wing), Nanded 1972-74 General-Secretary, Distt. Youth Congress, Nanded 1974 Member, Municipal Council, Nanded 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 on Subordinate Legislation 1981-85 General-Secretary, Pradesh Youth Congress(I), Maharashtra 1986-91 Member, Rajya Sabha 1988-89 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Chemicals Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Environment and Forests 1988-90 Member, Committee on Rules Member, Hindi Salahkar Samiti, 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 Lok Sabha 1991-96 Executive Member, Congress Parliamentary Party (Indira) 1997-98 Vice-President, Pradesh Congress Committee (P.C.C.) Maharashtra 1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term) 1998-99 Member, Committee on Defence and its Sub-Committee-I Member, Joint Committee on the Empowerment of Women and its Sub-Committee on Appraisal of Laws relating to Women - Criminal Laws Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tourism Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments Editor, Godawari Times - a daily (in Marathi) Special Interests Solving the problems of women; labour movements; rural development and upliftment of the poor and the downtrodden Favourite Pastime and Recreation Reading, listening to music and enjoying nature Sports and Clubs Swimming, shooting and table tennis Countries Visited China, Egypt, Germany, Guatemala, Japan, Newzealand, Nicaragua, U.A.E., U.K. and U.S.A. Other Information Took initiative in building women's labour Union; imprisoned thrice during the Janata regime and appeared before the Shah Commission; President, District Journalists Association (associated with Akhil Bharatiya Patrakar Parishad) since 1980; Chairperson, (i) Mahila Udyog Vikas Sanstha, Nanded since its formation in 1977-78; (ii) Multipurpose Labour Union, Nanded; and (iii) Hutatma Jayawantrao Patil Cooperative Sugar Factory, Suryanagar, Hadgaon, Distt. Nanded; and Director, (i) Distt. Nanded Cooperative Consumer Federation since 1988; and (ii) Maharashtra State Co-operative Bank, Mumbai

Election Result of Hingoli Lok Sabha Constituency
Total electorate 10,36,294 Total votes polled 6,71,725 Votes polled in favour of the first four leading candidates (1) Smt. Suryakanta Patil (I.N.C.) 3,45,439 (2) Shri Shivaji Mane (S.S.) 2,67,773 (3) Dr. B.D.Chavan (J.D.) 40,591 (4) Shri Dilip Kishanrao Khandare (B.S.P.) 3,793
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