Biographical Sketch Member of Parliament 12th Lok Sabha
NAIK, SHRI SUDHAKARRAO RAJUSING [INDIAN NATIONAL CONGRESS - WASHIM (MAHARASHTRA)]

Father's Name       	Shri Rajusing                           

Date of Birth       	21 August 1934

Place of Birth      	Gahuli, Distt Yavatmal (Maharashtra)              

Marital Status     	Married on 9 September 1959

Spouse's Name       	Smt. Sumantai                           

Children            	One son and  two daughters

Educational Qualifications  

               B.A.

               Educated at Vidharbha Mahavidyalya, Amravati (Maharashtra)

Profession         

               Agriculturist, Political and Social Worker

Permanent Address  

               Gandhi Nagar                            
               Pusad, Distt. Yavatmal-445001           
               (Maharashtra)                           

               Tel.(07233) 46410                                                     

Present Address   
     
	       20, Copernicus Lane,               
	       New Delhi-110001              
     
	       Tel. (011) 3782654            

Positions Held  

1962-72        Chairman,Panchayat Samiti, Taluk Pusad

1972-77        President, Zilla Parishad, Yavatmal

1977-78        Member, Maharashtra Legislative Council

1977           Minister of State, Agriculture, Irrigation,
               Catchment Area Development Authority and Dairy
               Development, Maharashtra

1978-95        Member, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
               (four terms)

1978           Minister, Housing, Animal Husbandry and Fisheries,
               Maharashtra

1985-86        Minister, Industries, Revenue and Social Welfare,
               Maharashtra

1985           Minister, Industries, Revenue, Rehabilitation and
               Social Work, Maharashtra

1988-90        Minister, Social Welfare, Energy and Legislative
               Affairs, Maharashtra

1990-91        Minister, Revenue, Parliamentary Affairs

1991-93        Chief Minister, Maharashtra

1994-95        Governor, Himachal Pradesh

1998           Elected to 12th Lok Sabha

1998-99	       Member, Committee on Agriculture

Social and Cultural Activities  

Editor, (i) Gram Swarajya; and (ii) Sonali (Marathi
Weeklies); Chairman,(i) Reception Committee, Akhil Bharatiya
Marathi Sahitya Sammelan; and (ii) Reception Committee,
Vidharbha Sahitya Sammelan; President, All India Banjara
Sewa Sangh; and participated in the Bhudan Movement launched
by Acharya Vinoba Bhave

Election Result of
Washim Lok Sabha Constituency  

Total electorate 	10,08,076
Total votes polled 	 6,41,162

Votes polled in favour of the first four leading candidates

(1) Shri Sudhakarrao Rajusing Naik 		(I.N.C.) 3,59,742
(2) Dr. Dnyaneshwar Keshaorao Shewale 		(S.S.)   2,51,152             
(3) Shri Nagorao Punjarao Dhole 		(J.D.)      7,810
(4) Shri Pralhadrao Ashruji Debaje 		(Ind.)      3,215