Shri Shivajirao Bapusaheb Deshmukh

 Office held and date of assumption of office

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Chairman; 13 August 2004

 

 

 

Political Party

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Indian National Congress

 

 

 

Date of Birth

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1 September 1935

 

 

 

Marital Status

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Married

 

 

 

Children

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Two

 

 

 

Education

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B.A.

 

 

 

1958-1967

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 Government service

 

 

 

1967

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Councilor, Sangli Zila Parishad

 

 

 

1978, 1980, 1985, 1990

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Member, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly (4 terms)

 

 

 

1983-1985

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Minister of State, Government of Maharashtra

 

 

 

1985-1986, 1988-1992, 1993-1994

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Cabinet Minister, Government of Maharashtra

 

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Executive Chairman, Planning Commission, Government of Maharashtra

 

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President, Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee (I)

 

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 Member, All India Congress Committee  

1996, 2002

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Elected to Maharashtra Legislative Council (2 terms)

  13 August 2004

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Chairman, Maharashtra Legislative Council  

24th April, 2008

 

Chairman, Maharashtra Legislative Council  (2 terms)

Interests/Recreations

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Reading , social work and educational activities

 

 

 

Additional Information:

 

 

 

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Recipient of the ‘Best Speech Award’ for the year 2000-2001 from the CPA for his best speech in the Legislative Council