|Balasaheb Vikhe Patil|
10 April 1932|
|Died||30 December 2016
Loni,Pravaranagar ( District Ahmednagar )
Eknathrao alias Balasaheb Vikhe Patil (10 April 1932 – 30 December 2016) 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 Vitthalrao Vikhe Patil, who started Asia's first co-operative sugar factory at Loni in Maharashtra. Balasaheb is awarded with prestigious civilian award Padma Bhushan on 31 March 2010 for his outstanding work in the field of Social Work.