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MB Patil: Educationist, politician and a Congress strongman from Bijapur

By Shreya

Hailing from Bijapur, the Minister for Water Resources of Karnataka, Mallanagouda Basanagouda Patil, and a former member of the Lok Sabha was born in 1964. Apart from being a politician, he is also an educationist and is currently the president of the BLDE Association which provides education to the rural masses. He has initiated several water and development projects in the state and is the son of politician BM Patil. He has the vision to irrigate 6.5 lakh hectares in Karnataka. Also, he is credited with the blooming water tourism in the state.

MB Patil: Educationist, politician and a Congress strongman from Bijapur

Patil has Bachelors in Civil Engineering, from the BLDEA's Vachana Pitamaha P G Halakatti College of Engineering. As a young student, he held various youth leadership positions. He is also skilled in architecture and public works.

Known for his affection towards the society, Patil has followed suit of his father - also known for the same reason apart from being a politician. He is known to be a secular politician and is respected by all sections of society.

He is hailed for making the legendary dream of water irrigation in Bijapur and Bagalkot district come true. He put his skills in architecture and public to use by playing a pivotal role in giving shape to the "Kere Neeru thumbuva Yogana" along with other members of BLDEA's Engineering College which is said to be a milestone in the history of Bijapur district's development in water irrigation in Babaleshwar.

He was also in a controversy for extending his support to claim Lingayat as a separate religion. He also took part in a gathering where a resolution was passed to seek minority status for Ligaya's in Karnataka and Telangana.

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