Seventeenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Bhavana Gawali (Patil), Ms.
Constituency   : Yavatmal-Washim (Maharashtra)
Party Name     : Shiv Sena(SS)
Email Address : gb[DOT]pundlikrao[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

Father's Name Shri Pundlikrao Gawali Patil
Mother's Name Smt. Shalinitai
Date of Birth 23 May 1973
Place of Birth Risod, Distt. Washim, Maharashtra
B.A. (Marathi)
Educated at Amaravati University, Amaravati (Maharashtra)
Profession Agriculturist
Permanent Address
(i) Plot No. 34 A, Samarthwadi,
Yavatmal, Maharashtra
Tel : (07232) 2253595, 09868180222 (M)
Fax : (07232) 2251281

(ii) Civil Line Risod,
Distt. Washim, Maharashtra
Tel : (07251) 222215
Telefax. (07251) 222916, 222309
Present Address
42,Canning Lane,
New Delhi - 110 001
Telefax : (011) 23782070, 09868180222 (M)
Positions Held
1999 Member, Maharashtra State Social Welfare Advirosy Committee, Mumbai
1999 Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
1999-2000 Member, Standing Committee on Commerce
2000-2001 Member, Committee on Empowerment of Women
2002 Member, Standing Committee on Human Resource Development
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development
Member, Standing Committee on Information Technology
2003-2004 Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 2nd term)
Member, Standing Committee on Health & Family Welfare
5 Aug. 2007 - May 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Health & Family Welfare
5 Aug 2006 Member, Standing Committee on Agriculture
2009 Re-elected to 15th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
31 Aug. 2009 Member, Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism and Culture
May, 2014 Re-elected to 16th Lok Sabha (4th term)
1 Sep. 2014 - 25 May 2019 Member, Committee on Empowerment of Women.
Member, Standing Committee on Human Resource Development
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
May, 2019 Re-elected to 17th Lok Sabha (5th term)
13 Sept. 2019 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Health and Family Welfare
9 Oct. 2019 - 8 Oct. 2020 Member, Committee on Empowerment of Women
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Women and Child Development
16 Oct. 2020 onwards Member, Committee on Absence of Members from the Sittings of the House

Social And Cultural Activities
Associated with Vidyarathi Janjagran Abhiyan and Yuva Chetna Manch; struggled for women’s rights and justice; counselling to youth for their employment and self-employment opportunities; Founder President, Mahila Utkarsh Pratishthan, Risod, Distt. Washim, 1998; Secretary, (i) Shri Mangalmurthi Manav Seva Trust, Risod, Distt. Washim, 1993; (ii) Youth Movement, Risod, Distt. Washim, 1995; (iii) Shri Deepakrao Gawali Exercise School (Samuh) Risad, 1996; and (iv) Shri Mangalmurthy Prathmik Vidyalaya, Risod, Distt. Washim, 1997; worked for securing justice to the poor and the farmers in Washim and for getting remunerative prices for cotton growers; Member, Maharashtra State Social Welfare Advisory Committee, Mumbai, 1999 onwards
Special Interests
Social work, national development, women’s awakening, mobilisation of youth, fighting evils and working for the backward classes and promoting agricultural research,
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Listening to music, Watching films and dramas, travelling and visiting centres of pilgrimage
Sports and Clubs
Table Tennis, Badminton and other sports; represented Amaravati University at University Level Athletic Contest, 1992-93; also interested in club life
Countries Visited
Widely travelled
Other Information
Founder Chairperson, (i) Girls Sports Association, Risod, Distt. Washim, 1990; and
(ii) Students Organisation (Girls Wing), Risod, Distt. Washim, 1991;
(iii) Yuvak Vikas Foundation, Risod, Distt. Washim, 1994;
Chairperson, Bhavana Agro Product Particle Board, Degaon, Tq. Risod, Distt. Washim;
President, Students Council, Arts and Commerce (Senior section)College, Risod, Distt. Washim, 1992-93;
Shiv Sena Mahila Sampark Pramukh, Vidarbha region 1998;
Opened exercise schools in rural and urban areas for the youth and exercise lovers;
Worked in the field of primary, secondary and higher education with the conviction that everybody has the right to education

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