What is the name of person having highest number of degrees in India?
A man with a multifaceted personality, Dr Jichkar was interested in and had a deep study of several subjects. Besides English, Hindi and Marathi, he had command over Sanskrit. Born on September 14, 1954, in village Ajangaon (Jichkar) in Katol Tehsil of Nagpur district, Dr Jichkar completed his medical education from Government Medical College in Nagpur, obtaining his MBBS and MD degrees.
Although he was selected for the Indian Police Service (IPS) in 1978 and for the Indian Administrative Service (IAS) in 1980, Dr Jichkar chose to make a career in politics. In fact, his innings had begun in 1977 itself when he was elected the president of Nagpur University Students Council (NUSC). In 1980, he took the plunge into politics when he successfully contested the election to the Maharashtra Legislative Assembly from Katol constituency.
Dr Jichkar was minister of state in the Maharashtra Cabinet in 1982-83 and again from 1986 to 1988. In all, he held 14 portfolios ...more