Biographical Sketch Member of Parliament XI LOK SABHA
BADADE, SHRI BHIMRAO VISHNUJI B.J.P - KOPARGAON (MAHARASHTRA)

Father's Name	:   	Shri Vishnuji

Date of Birth	:   	1 August 1947

Place of Birth	:   	Makegaonthai in Distt. Kopergaon, Ahmed Nagar, Maharashtra

Marital Status	:   	Married on 20 May 1977

Spouse's Name	:   	Smt. Bhagyasri Bhimrao Badade

Children	:   	One son and two daughters

Educational Qualifications :
	B.A. (Hons.), LL.B.
	Educated at Pune Vidyapeeth, Pune (Maharashtra)

Profession :
   	Agriculturist and Advocate

Permanent Address :
   	Vill. and P.O. Kopergaon, Bank Road, Badade Building, Ahmed 
        Nagar-423601 (Maharashtra) 
	Tel. (024232) 23175
 
Positions Held :
   
1972-75	Chief, Jan Sangh (Youth), Aghadi
1989-1991	President, R.S.S.
1993-till date	Vice-President, B.J.P., Ahmed Nagar
1996-till date	Executive Member, B.J.P., Maharashtra
1996	Elected to Lok Sabha (Eleventh)

Social and Cultural Activities :
   	Singer; keen interest in singing devotional 
songs, composed songs for farmers, started many programmes for farmers, 
students, women and for community; delivered lectures on the occasion of Shiv 
Jayanti, Baba Saheb Ambedkar, Swami Vivekanand Jayanti and for de-addiction in 
the society

Special Interests :
Sports, Social Justice, Agriculture, advocate and organising events Favourite Pastime and Recreation :
Singer, orator, organiser and dramas
Sports and Clubs :
Wrestling, kho-kho, kabaddi, table tennis, badminton, athletics, volley-ball, shotput and javeline throw; wrestling champion, kho-kho and kabaddi player, Pune Vidyapeeth 1974
Other Information :
Spent three years and nine months in jail for staging satyagraha; participated in 'Rasta Roko' and went to jail several times for students and farmers (cane, onion growers) during Emergency and sent to Nasik Central Jail during 1975-77; started agitation for reducing the prices of agricultural products; President, Kopergaon bar Association; Member, Maharashtra State Agriculture Research Mahamandal; Member, R.S.S., 1968; Founder, Patil Pawan Sangathan, Law College, Pune, 1973-74, I.C.S.R.; Founder and Founder President, Raja Shiv Chhampani Sangathan, Kopergaon 1978-80; held various posts in Setkari Sangathan, staged satyagraha, several times and sent to jail during 1980-86; President (i) Kopergaon Sunka Kakar, 1989 till today, (ii) Kopergaon Bar Association, 1995-96, and (iii) Agriculture Research Mandal, Maharashtra, 1996 onwards
Election Result :
   
Kopargaon Lok Sabha constituency
Total electorate	9,24,596
Total votes polled	5,20,793
Votes polled in favour of the
first four leading candidates :
(1)Shri Bhimrao Vishnuji Badade (B.J.P.)	2,43,543
(2)Shri Shankarrao Devram Kale (I.N.C.)	2,23,292
(3)Shri Mohanrao Abasaheb Gade (J.D.)	18,203
(4)Shri Ashok Fakira Chavan (S.M.P.)	6,943