Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil

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Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil
Member of Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
Assumed office
26th Leader of the Opposition in Maharashtra Legislative Assembly
In office
23 December 2014 – 04 June 2019
Preceded byEknath Shinde (SS)
Succeeded byVijay Wadettiwar (INC)
Personal details
Born15 June
Loni, Ahmednagar
Political partyBharatiya Janata Party (Since 2019)
Other political
Shivsena 1995-99

INC 1999-2019
Spouse(s)Shalinitai Vikhe Patil
ChildrenSujay Vikhe Patil (son)

Leader of Opposition - 2014 - 2019 Minister of Agriculture - 2009 - 2014 Minister of Transport & Education - 2008 - 2009

Minister of Housing - 2019 - 2019
Parent(s)Balasaheb Vikhe Patil (father)
EducationSanjivani college of Engineering, Kopargaon

Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil is an Indian politician from Shirdi in Ahmednagar district of Maharashtra.[1][2] He was a Minister of Housing in Government of Maharashtra.

He is the son of veteran politician and former union Minister of Finance (India), Balasaheb Vikhe Patil.

He was the Minister of Educational and Transportation in the Government of Ashok Chavan and re-elected for Agriculture and Marketing in the Government of Maharashtra in the Prithviraj Chavan ministry.[3][4]

Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil was elected to the Shirdi constituency in 2009. He has been re-elected in 2014 assembly elections with landslide lead around 75000 votes.

Radhakrishna Vikhe Patil has joined Bharatiya Janata party in July 2019.


  1. ^ "Maharashtra Oppn wants SIT probe in irrigation scam". Business Standard. Business Standard Ltd. 16 December 2012. Retrieved 8 April 2014.
  2. ^ "Maharashtra Elections 2009 : Constituency-wise results" (PDF). Press Information Bureau. Government of India. Retrieved 8 April 2014.
  3. ^ "Vikhe-Patil may be new Maharashtra Congress chief; Manikrao Thackre might be inducted in state cabinet". The Economic Times. Bennett, Coleman & Co. Ltd. 8 January 2014. Retrieved 8 April 2014.
  4. ^ "New horticulture policy likely from next year: Minister". The Times of India. 25 January 2014. Retrieved 8 April 2014.