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Patil

Patil (Marathi: पाटील) (meaning "head" or "chief") is an Indian title or lastname. The Mughals, Aadils and in the time of Shivaji Maharaj, Patil was the title given to a person who was granted a territory of land. The granted territory is usually referred to as the patilki or Watan. The Patil was in effect the ruler of the territory, as he was entitled to the collected revenues. Many Patils were warriors in the Maratha army. Patil is last name in Maratha (land lords) also it is given the surname to gujar patil or a leva patil or only patil to of others in rest of Maharashtra.

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Subhash Awchat - Literary Career
... Awchat wrote the novel Madam in memory of Smita Patil, a collection of short stories, and a book of essays ... Studio is dedicated to Smita Patil and opens with a poem dedicated to Patil, who was a childhood friend of Awchat's ...
Balasaheb Vikhe Patil
... Eknathrao alias Balasaheb Vikhe Patil (Marathi एकनाथराव उर्फ़ बाळासाहेब विखे पाटिल) (born April 10, 1932), popularly known as Balasaheb ... He is eldest son of the late legendary Padmashree Vitthalrao Vikhe Patil, who started Asia's first co-operative sugar factory at Loni in Maharashtra ... Pratibha Patil on March 31, 2010 for his outstanding work in the field of Social Work ...
Some Notable Patils
... Shivraj Patil, Former Home Minister of India Smita Patil, Renowned Bollywood actress Vasantdada Patil - Former Chief Minister of Maharashtra Governor of Rajasthan ... Gulabrao Patil - Ex ... K.N Dhabekar Patil - Ex ...
Benadi - Prominent Persons
... persons such as, prominent Cooperative Congress Leader- Gulabrao Patil, Marathi Film Director-Dinkar D patil, Freedom Fighters- Mallapa Chougule, Ganapatrao Babar, 1st Kshatriya Kshatrajagatguru Benadikar Patil ... Modern Agriculturist- Shivraj Gulabrao Patil Industrialist Ajit alias Arjun Patil ... Also, famous women's such as Sarojinidevi Patil who was wife of V ...
Lohegaon - Schools
... Vikhe Patil School, Roshni Public School ... Patil School of Engineering ... Patil School of Engineering Marathwada Mitra Mandal's Institute of Technology Dr ...