Fifth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile


GOTKHINDE, SHRI G. T., B.A. (Hons.), LL.B., (Cong.) Maharashtra-Sangli—1971, Son of Shri Tukaram Vithoba Gotkhinde; b. at Sangli, December 25, 1925; ed. at Willingdon College, Sangli and Law College, Kolhapur; m. Smt. Vijaya, June 24, 1955; 3 s. and 1 d.; Agriculturist, Social Worker and Advocate; Left the college and joined the 'Quit India" movement; Member, Sangli Municipal Council, 1951-62; President, (i) Sangli Municipal Council, 1956-57, 1958-59, (ii) Tarun Bharat Vyayam Mandal, Sangli, 1955-71, (iii) Sangli District Kabaddi Association, Sangli, 1960-69, (iv) District Congress Committee, Sangli, 1969-71 and (v) Sangli Municipal Workers Union since 1970; Chairman, Rules Revision Committee Kabaddi Federation of India, 1966; Member, (i) Shivaji University Senate, Kolhapur, 1964-68 and (ii) Mahrashtra State Kabaddi Association, Bombay, 1967-69.

Social activities.—Associated with physical culture Institution and Boat Clubs and organising all India tournaments for the last 25 years.


Favourite pastime and recreation.—Sports and travel.

Special interests.—Youth organisation and social service.

Sports and Clubs.—Kabaddi, football, Chess and athletics; was a Member of Hututu (Kabaddi) team that won the All India Championship at Nagpur in 1947.

Permanent address.—Saraf-Katta, Sangli, Maharashtra.