|Preceded by Vasantdada Patil|
Role Political leader
Party Indian National Congress
Name Shivajirao Nilangekar
Succeeded by Shankarrao Chavan
|Political party Indian National Congress-INC|
Shivajirao Nilangekar Patil is a leader of Indian National Congress party and a former chief minister of Maharashtra.
He was chief minister from June 1985 to March 1986. He had to resign when the Bombay High Court passed strictures against him after his daughter’s marks in the MD exams were found to have been fudged. His rule was the briefest of all chief ministers (apart from caretaker chief minister P K Sawant).
Nilangekar established the Maharashtra Education Trust 1968. Under the agies of his education Society around four senior colleges,12 Higher secondary schools and 15 primary schools established. Maharashtra Pharmacy College, Nilanga, www.mcpnilanga.com was established in 1984. Maharashtra Poly. ( D.Pharmacy) Institute Nilanga Govt. Aided started in 1981. Maharashtra College of Engineering in 1983. His interests include reading, classical music, volleyball and table tennis. He is known as one of clean personality of Maharashtra Politics. He was born in Nilanaga, a town in Maharashtra. Bhushan Patil of Pune is the grandson of Shivajirao Patil Nilangekar.
He has five children, 04 boys and 01 girl.Dilip S Patil, Dr.Sharad S Patil, Dr. Chandrakala Arun Dawle, Ashok S Patil and Vijay S Patil are his children.Dilip has 2 sons and 1 daughter.Dr. Sharad S Patil is married to Dr.Surekha S Patil, and they have two children, Dr.Sarvesh S Patil and Shruthi S Patil. Dr.Chandrakala is married to Dr. Arun Dawle, general surgeon, and they have two children, Dr. Kiran A Dawle and Jyoti Dawle.Ashok S Patil is married to Sangeeta A Patil, they have a daughter, Samriddhi S Patil.Vijay S Patil is married Vrushali V Patil, they have two children, Gautami V Patil and Prithvi V Patil.