PATIL, SHRI ANANTRAO, B.A., LL.B., J.D., (Cong.) Maharashtra-Khed—1971, Son of Shri Vithalrao Patil; b. at Dehu, Distt, Poona, November 22, 1921; ed. at Bombay University and Nagpur University; m. Shrimati Pramila, June 13, 1948; 1 s. and 2 d.; Journalist; Editor, 'Vishal Sahyadri' a leading Marathi daily from Poona; Secretary, (i) Maharashtra Working Journalists Association and (ii) Vishal Sahyadri Trust; President, (i) Marathi Patrakar Parishad and (ii) Marathwada Students' Union; Working President Janata Shikshan Sanstha; Member, Fourth Lok Sabha, 1967-70.
Social activities.—Associated as, office-bearer with various educational, social, cooperative and sports institutions and associations.
Hobbies.—Photography, horse-riding, shooting, and travelling.
Favourite pastime and recreation.—Swimming, boating, car travel, reading, writing and playing cards.
Special interests.—Working for the uplift of Harijans, labour and student welfare, agriculture and panchayat raj.
Books published.—(i) Life of Mahatma Buddha; (ii) My Visit to America; (iii) Varta Vihar; (iv) Life is Like That.
Sports and Clubs.—Tennis, Badminton; Member, Lion's Club and Deccan Gymkhana Club, Poona.
Travels abroad.—Europe, U.S.A., Japan, Thailand, Hong Kong and Middle East countries.
Permanent address.—2044/2049, Sahyadri Sudan, Tilak Road, Poona-30.