Sh. H. V. Pataskar


Name Padma Vibhushan Shri Hari Vinayak Pataskar
Blossomed 15 May 1892 (Indapur, Pune)
Wilted On 21 Feb 1970 (Pune)
Qualification/ Profession BA, L.Lb, L.Ld.
Lawyer by profession, Bombay High Court and Supreme Court advocate
Other Deep interest in gardening, land reforms, traveling
Tenure 14.06.1957 to 10.02.1965
  • INC member from 1920 for many years
  • Member of Bombay Council in 1926
  • Member of Bombay Legislative Assembly in 1937-39 and 1945-52
  • Member of Constitutent Assembly in 1947-50
  • Offered free legal service to politically framed victims from 1925 up to 1945
  • Jailed in 1942 on account of participation in the freedom struggle
  • Elected to Lok Sabha in the first general elections in 1952
  • Law Minister and later on Public Aviation Minister from 1955-57
  • Dy. VC, Pune University in 1967
  • Very good knowledge in parliamentary affairs
  • Padma Vibhushan in 1963
  • As Union Law Minister, introduced Hindu Code Bill
  • Great educationist and writer
  • Mediator in the border dispute between Andhra Pradesh and Madras
  • Member of Maharashtra-Mysore border dispute committee comprising four members
  • Assam Hilly Border Commission Speaker after retirement