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Official Website of Governor's Secretariat, Raj Bhavan Lucknow Uttar Pradesh, India. / Shri Ganpatrao Devji Tapase

Shri Ganpatrao Devji Tapase

  • Shri. Ganpatrao Devji Tapase
  • Shri. Ganpatrao Devji Tapase

    Shri. Ganpatrao Devji Tapase

    Governor of Uttar Pradesh From:02-10-1977To:27-02-1980

    15th July, 1909

    Education & Degree

    Fergusson College and Law College, Pune
    B.A., L.L.B.


    He was married to Rakhaminibai

    Highlights of Career

    Was elected to Satara City Municipality- 1938; Chairman of Standing Committee and School Board, Satara Municipality; elected President, Satara City Congress Committee, 1938-46; Member Executive Committee, Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee; elected Secretary of Satara District Congress Committee 1939-46.
    Participated in individual Civil Disobedience Movement in 1940; was the first detenue from the Maharashtra Pradesh Congress Committee and was detained for a year; was arrested on August 9, 1942 during the Quit India Movement and detained for 15 months.
    Elected in 1946 to Bombay Legislative Assembly from Satara District; elected again in 1952 as Member of Legislative Assembly from Bombay; was the first and youngest Harijan Minister.