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Essay, Paragraph or Speech on “Pratibha Patil” Complete Paragraph or Speech for Class 10, Class 12 and Graduation and other classes.

Pratibha Patil: The First Lady President of India

 Essay No. 01

Pratibha Patil has recently been elected the President of India and she has taken the place of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam on 25th July 2007. Before being elected the President of India she was the Governor of Rajasthan. Pratibha Patil is the first female President of India. She has been a successful lawyer and she has acted actively on various posts in Indian National Congress. She was sworn for the post of President by Chief Justice K.G. Balakrishnan.

Smt. Patil was born on 19th December 1934 at Nadgaon in Maharashtra. She belongs to a Maratha family. Pratibha Patil, a member of the Indian National Congress was nominated by the ruling United Progressive Alliance and Indian Left. She won the Presidential election on July 19, 2007, defeating her nearest rival Bhairon Singh Shekhawat by over 300000 votes.

Smt. Patil’s primary education was started in R. R. School at Jalgaon and she attained a Master’s Degree (M.A.) from Mooljee Jaitha (M.J.) college Jalgaon affiliated with North Maharastra University Jalgaon and obtained the law degree from the Government Law College. Mumbai is affiliated with Mumbai University. Smt. Patil was not a brilliant student only but she was an active athlete also during her college days. Pratibha Patil was voted “College Queen” of M. J. College in 1962 and the same year she started her political career.

Smt. Patil married an educator Devisingh Ransingh Shekhawat on July 7th, 1965 at the age of 31. She made her own identification in politics and she did not take the help of her husband’s name. During her married life, God gifted her a son and a daughter.

A successful lawyer Patil first of all represented the Edlabad constituency in Jalgaon District as a member of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly in 1962. She represented this constituency continuously till 1985. After that, she was elected the deputy chairperson of Rajya Sabha in 1986 and she acted on this post till 1988. Smt. Patil contested the Lok Sabha election in 1991 from the Amrawati constituency and won the election magnificently. She represented this constituency till 1996. Because of her faithfulness and dedication to the party, Indian National Congress appointed her the Governor of the largest state as Rajasthan. On 8th November 2004 and she took the place of Madan Lal Khurana. Smt. Patil has been the first female Governor of Rajasthan.

She set up an educational institute Vidya Bharti Shikshan Prasarak Mandal which runs a chain of schools and colleges in Jalgaon and Mumbai.

She also set up Shram Sadhana Trust. She also founded and was the Chairperson of a cooperative sugar factory known as Sant Muktabai Sahkari Sakkar Karkhana and a Cooperative Bank named after herself as Pratibha Mahila Sahakari Bank. During her political career, she became deputy minister for education after re-election in 1967 in the Vasantrao Naik Ministry and she became cabinet Minister for the state in successive congress Government she became the minister of Tourism, Social Welfare, and Housing under several Chief Ministers. She was continually re-elected to the assembly either from Jalgaon or the nearby Edlabad constituencies, till 1985. She was elected to the Rajya Sabha as a Congress candidate. She never lost an election that she had contested.

In April 2006 the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly passed the Rajasthan Freedom of Religion Bill 2006 (originally titled Rajasthan Dharma Swatantrya Bill 2006) Pratibha Patil returned the bill unsigned. The Rajasthan Government resent the bill to her in May 2006. After sitting on the bill for over a year she sent it to the President of India just a day before resigning as Governor of Rajasthan.

After her nomination as Presidential candidate Rajni Patel, the widow of the murdered congressman from Jalgaon in a press conference in Delhi alleged that Pratibha used her influence for shielding her brother G. N. Patil in the murder case of her husband. She was also alleged for financial mismanagement in her family-controlled bank. BJP has highlighted her past activities and made comments as part of a political campaign against her. An advocate Manoharlal Sharma filed a Public Interest Litigation before a bench of the Supreme Court of India but inspite of these allegations his candidature was not canceled. Smt. Patil has been a friend of disputes. She was commented about Rajni Patil’s husband’s murder case, and financial mismanagement in his family-controlled bank, and about the speech on Purdah (veil) but she faced every circumstance bravely.

She has been deputy minister for public Health, Prohibition, Tourism, Housing, and Parliamentary Affairs in the Government of Maharashtra from 1967 to 1972 and cabinet minister for the Public Health and Social welfare Government of Maharashtra from 1972 to 1975. She has also been the Cabinet Minister for Education in Maharashtra. She has been the Leader of Opposition in the Maharashtra Assembly from 1979 to 1980. After that, she has been elected deputy Chairperson of Rajya Sabha from 1986 to 88 and Chair Person of the House Committee in Lok Sabha from 1991 to 1996.

Ups and downs are the nature of human life and Smt. Patil is not an exception. But she is strong and firm by nature and she has the willpower to defeat her opponents and critics. We can expect that she will serve our country consciously and our nation will be safe and respected in her hands. The allegations are made on one another in present politics. But it is very important to face the allegations and achieve the great aim. Pratibha Patil has shown us it very well. And now she is beautifying the post of President of India.

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Essay on “Pratibha Patil”

 Essay No. 02

Pratibha Patil (Marathi, born December 19, 1934) is the 12th and current President of India. She is India’s first female president. She was sworn in as President of India on July 25, 2007, by the Chief Justice of India K. G Balakrishnan. She succeeded Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam. Patil, a member of the Indian National Congress (INC), was nominated by the ruling United Progressive Alliance and Indian Left. She won the presidential election held on July 19, 2007, defeating her nearest rival Bhairon Singh Shekhawat by over 300,000 votes. A trained lawyer, Patil represented Edlabad constituency in Jalgaon District, Maharashtra as a member of the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly (1962-1985), and was deputy chairwoman of the Rajya Sabha (1986-1988), Member of Parliament from Amravati in the Lok Sabha (1991-1996), and the 24th, and the first woman Governor of Rajasthan (2004-2007). She received her M.A. from Mooljee Jaitha (M.J.) College, Jalgaon, and obtained a law degree from the Government Law College, Mumbai. During her college days, she excelled in table tennis, winning various inter-college tournaments. In 1962, Pratibha Patil was voted “College Queen” of M.J. College. The same year, she won an assembly election from the Edlabad constituency on the Indian National Congress ticket. She married educator Devisingh Ransingh Shekhawat on July 7, 1965. The couple has a son and a daughter. This was her third marriage. Together with her current husband, she set up an educational institute, Vidya Bharati Shikshan Prasarak Mandal, which runs a chain of schools and colleges in Jalgaon and Mumbai. Pratibha Patil began her political career in 1962 at the age of 27. Under the mentorship of senior Congress leader and ex-Chief Minister Yashwantrao Chavan, she became a deputy minister for education after re-election in 1967 (in the Vasantrao Naik ministry). In her next terms (1972-78) she was a full cabinet minister for the state. In successive Congress governments, she handled the portfolios of tourism, social welfare, and housing under several chief ministers, Vasantdada Patil, Babasaheb Bhosle, S. B. Chavan, and Sharad Pawar. She was continually re-elected to the assembly, either from Jalgaon or the nearby Edlabad constituencies, until 1985, when she was elected to the Rajya Sabha as a Congress candidate. She has never lost an election that she has contested. In 1985, Patil was elected to the Rajya Sabha and served as its deputy chairwoman from November 1986 to November 1988. Her term expired in April 1990.

In November 2004, eight years after she had completed her term in the 10th Lok Sabha, Pratibha Patil was recalled from political hibernation to become the first woman Governor of Rajasthan. Pratibha Patil resigned as the Governor of Rajasthan on June 21, 2007, due to her presidential candidacy.

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