Vaijanath Sangappa Patil[4] (29 July 1938 – 2 November 2019) was an Indian politician[2][5] and social worker[1] from Gulbarga, Karnataka.[6]

Vaijanath Patil
Member of the Legislative Council from Gulbarga[1]
In office
MLA from Chincholi constituency[2]
In office
MLA from Chincholi constituency
In office
Personal details
Born(1938-07-29)29 July 1938
Hakyala, Aurad, Bidar District, Karnataka, India
Died2 November 2019(2019-11-02) (aged 81)
Political partyIndian National Congress

Bharatiya Janata Party (2018 - Present)

ResidenceChincholi, Karnataka, India
Alma materBVB degree college Bidar (1964),
SSL law college Gulbarga (1968)

Early life and educationEdit

Patil was born on 29 July 1938 in agricultural family at Hakyala village of Aurad taluk Bidar district. He completed his BA from BVB degree college Bidar,and LLB from SSL law college in Gulbarga. For his service to society Gulbarga University conferred an honorary doctorate[7] upon him during its 31st Annual Convocation.


He served as Minister for Horticulture in the Ramakrishna Hegde government in 1984 and as Urban Development Minister in the Deve Gowda government in 1994. Vaijnath Patil was elected MLA from Chincholi constituency two times and MLC from Gulbarga constituency.[8]


  1. ^ a b "About Vaijnath Patil". www. Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  2. ^ a b "MLA's from chincholi constituency Karnataka". Retrieved 14 May 2016.
  3. ^ "Vaijnath Patil Joins Congress". Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  4. ^ "Vaijnat Patil Info". Retrieved 24 July 2016.
  5. ^ "Vaijnath Patil in Strike". Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  6. ^ Buradikatti, Kumar (2 November 2019). "Former Karnataka Minister Vaijanath Patil dies at 81". The Hindu. Retrieved 3 November 2019.
  7. ^ "Gulbarga University Doctorate to Vaijnath Ptil". Retrieved 17 May 2016.
  8. ^ Former Karnataka Minister Vaijanath Patil dies at 81