Governor of Rajasthan

Name - Sh. Shivraj Patil
Date of Birth - 12 October, 1935
Place of Birth - Vill. Chakur, Tehsil Latur,
Distt. Latur (Maharashtra)
Father's Name - Late Shri Vishwanath Rao
Date of Marriage -

June, 1963

Spouse's Name - Late Smt. Vijaya Patil
Children - One Daughter and One Son
Educational Qualifications -

B.Sc., LL.M.

Former Governors

Positions Held

1967-69 President, Municipality, Latur 1971 and 1972

Member, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly (two terms)

1974-75 Chairman, Public Undertakings Committee

Deputy Minister, Law and Judiciary, Irrigation and Protocol, Maharashtra

1977-78 Deputy Speaker, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
1978-79 Speaker, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
1980 Elected to 7th Lok Sabha
May-Sept. 1980 Member, Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament
Sept.-Oct. 1980 Chairman, Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament

Union Minister of State, Defence

1982-83 Union Minister of State, Commerce (Independent Charge)
1983-84 Union Minister of State, Science and Technology, Atomic Energy, Electronics, Space and Ocean Development
1984 Re-elected to 8th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1984-86 Union Minister of State, Science and Technology, Space, Atomic Energy, Electronics, Ocean Development and Bio Technology
1985 Union Minister of State, Personnel and Training, Public Grievances and Pensions and Administrative Reforms
1986-88 Union Minister of State, Defence Production
1988-89 Union Minister of State,Civil Aviation and Tourism (Independent Charge)
1989 Re-elected to 9th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1990-91 Deputy Speaker, Lok Sabha Chairman, Library Committee Chairman, Committee on Private Members’ Bills and Resolutions Member, General Purposes Committee Member, Business Advisory Committee
1991 Re-elected to 10th Lok Sabha (4th term)
1991-96 Speaker, Lok Sabha Chairman, (i) Business Advisory Committee; (ii) Rules Committee; and (iii) General Purposes Committee; and Standing Committee of the Conference of Presiding Officers of the Legislative Bodies in India; President, (i) Indian Parliamentary Group; (ii) National Group of Inter-Parliamentary Union; and (iii) India Branch of the Commonwealth Parliamentary Association.
1996 Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (5th term)
1996-98 Member, Committee on Defence
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (6th term)
1998-99 Member, Committee on External Affairs Member, Rules Committee Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (7th term)
1999-2000 Chairman, Committee on Finance Member, Committee of Privileges Member, General Purposes Committee
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, inistry of Home Affairs
2001-2004 Deputy Leader, Congress Parliamentary Party (Lok Sabha), Member, Committee on Security in Parliament Complex
May, 2004 to Nov, 2008 Union Minister of Home Affairs
July, 2004 Elected to Rajya Sabha
22.01.2010 to Cont. Hon’ble Governor of Punjab
28.04.2010 to Cont. Hon’ble Governor of Rajasthan (Addl. Charges)


Address Raj Bhawan, Civil Lines, Jaipur
Telephone No.

+91-141-2228716 (Jaipur)

Fax No.

+91-141-2228737 (Jaipur)