Shivraj Patil

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Shivraj Vishwanath Patil
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Governor of Punjab and Administrator of Chandigarh
In office
22 January 2010 – 21 January 2015
Preceded bySunith Francis Rodrigues
Succeeded byKaptan Singh Solanki
Minister for Home Affairs
In office
22 May 2004 – 30 November 2008[1]
Prime MinisterManmohan Singh
Preceded byLal Krishna Advani
Succeeded byP. Chidambaram
10th Speaker of Lok Sabha
In office
10 July 1991 – 22 May 1996
DeputyS. Mallikarjunaiah
Preceded byRabi Ray
Succeeded byP.A. Sangma
Personal details
Born (1935-10-12) 12 October 1935 (age 84)
Latur, Hyderabad State,
British India
(now in Maharashtra, India)
Political partyIndian National Congress
OccupationPolitician

Shivraj Vishwanath Patil (born 12 October 1935) is an Indian politician. He was the Governor of the state of Punjab and Administrator of the Union Territory of Chandigarh from 2010 to 2015.[2] He was the Speaker of the 11th Lok Sabha from 1991 to 1996.

References[change | change source]

  1. Home Minister Shivraj Patil steps down. Ibnlive.in.com. Retrieved on 29 December 2011.
  2. Express News Service (23 January 2010). "Shivraj Patil takes oath as UT Administrator". Indian Express. Retrieved 25 January 2010.