Eknathrao alias Balasaheb VikhePatil (born April 10, 1932), popularly known as Balasaheb VikhePatil was a member of the 14th Lok Sabha of India. He represented the Kopargaon constituency of Maharashtra and is a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) political party. He is eldest son of the late legendary Padmashree Vitthalrao VikhePatil, who started Asia's first co-operative sugar factory at Loni in Maharashtra. Balasaheb is awarded with prestigious civilian award Padma Bhushan at the auspicious hands of President of India Smt. Pratibha Patil on March 31, 2010 for his outstanding work in the field of Social Work.
07.10.2012 [Daily News & Analysis] - Agriculture Minister Radhakrishna VikhePatil confirmed that state was in the process of framing an agriculture policy after committees appointed under the Vice-Chancellors of the four Agriculture Universities in the state submitted their reports.
07.10.2012 [Times of India] - Thereafter, the state marketing minister Radhakrishna VikhePatil had announced to take action against the APMCs if they didn't recommence auctions. Meanwhile, the maparis (those who weigh the commodity) on Saturday had also handed over a letter to
04.10.2012 [Times of India] - NASHIK: The Bombay high court has ordered the state marketing minister Radhakrishna VikhePatil to take a decision within two weeks over the dismissal of Devidas Pingle as member of Nashik Agricultural Produce Marketing Committee (APMC). Panditrao
03.10.2012 [Hindustan Times] - Agriculture minister Radhakrishna VikhePatil and cooperation minister Harshvardhan Patil too were kept in the loop. Some Congress ministers expected the CM to wind up the meeting quickly because the agenda does not have anything specific, but only