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 Hon'ble Governor of Bihar - Ramkrishnan Suryabhan Gavai

Father's Name:Shri Suryabhanji Gavai
Date of Birth:30th October, 1929.
Place of Birth:Village - Darapur, District - Amravati, State - Maharashtra.
Marital Status :Married.
Date of Marriage:29th November, 1959.
Spouse's Name:Smt. Kamaltai Gavai.
No. of Sons :Two
No. of Daughters: One
Educational :B.A.
Qualifications : Vidarbha Mahavidyalay, Nagpur University, Amravati, Maharashtra.
Permanent Address  :44, Kamalpushpa, Congress Nagar, Amravati, Maharashtra - 444601.
Present Address: Governor House, B.G.Camp, Patna - 800 022.
Positions Held   
1964-94:Member, Maharashtra Legislative Council.
1968-78 :Deputy Chairman, Maharashtra Legislative Council.
1978-84:Chairman, Maharashtra Legislative Council.
1986-88: Leader of Opposition, Maharashtra Legislative Council.
1998:Elected to 12th Lok Sabha.
1998-99:Member, Committee on Urban and Rural Development.
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture.
Books Published
5-Year Plan in relation to the Scheduled Castes and Schedule Tribes.
Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes .. Their Service Privileges.
The Caste war over Reservation ... A case before the Peoples Bar.
Facilities to Buddhists converted from Scheduled Castes.
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar... Deserved the thanks of the country.
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada Vidyapeeth ... Petition before the People of Marathwada.
Report for Eradication of Leprosy
Reports on Employment Guarantee.
Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments
Conferred National Integration awards for peace and harmony Recipient of Kusta Mitra Award.
Special Interests
Social and Cultural Activities
President of -
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Smarak Samiti, Deeksha Bhoomi, Nagpur
Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Shiksha Prasarak Mandal, Amravati; Running various colleges (Arts, Commerce, Science, Law & M.B.A.), High Schools and Hospitals.
Sports and Clubs
Wrestling, Swimming and Running.
Western India Football Association, Mumbai.
Countries Visited
Widely travelled and Member of:
15th and 20th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference held at Trinidada and Tobago in 1969 and at Colombo in 1974 and at Lusaka 1978.
Asian Conference for Family Planning and Women, Child Welfare, Peking (China) 1980.
13 to 19 General Conferences of World Fellowship of Buddhists held in Thailand, Sri Lanka, Nepal, U.S.A., Korea, Taiwan and Bangkok, and
20th Conference of World Fellowship of Buddhists, Sydney (Australia) 1998.
Other Information
Participated in freedom struggle.
Vice-President and Member of Executive Committee of World Fellowship of Buddhists Member, Maharashtra Branch of Commonwealth Parliamentary Association.

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