Retired Colonel Suresh Patil Joins Bharat Rastra Samiti (B.R.S.) to Pursue Social and Environmental Causes

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Hyderabad/Pune, 2nd July 2023: Colonel Suresh Patil, a retired soldier with 25 years of distinguished military service, has embarked on a new journey in the second phase of his life.

Fueled by a deep sense of national responsibility, Colonel Patil has established three charitable organizations aimed at nation-building, environmental conservation, welfare schemes for soldiers’ widows and ex-soldiers, and promoting national integration. These organizations include the Green Thumb Environment Organization in Pune, Justice for Jawan Organization, and Chhatrapati Shivaji Muslim Brigade.

Colonel Patil’s remarkable environmental work, particularly his efforts to increase the water level of the Khadakwasla Dam by removing vast amounts of silt and distributing it to needy farmers, has garnered attention in India and abroad. Impressed by his accomplishments, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhar Rao extended an invitation to Colonel Patil and a group of retired army officers to Hyderabad, the capital of Telangana, to join the Bharat Rastra Samiti (B.R.S.).

Under the banner of Green Thumb, Colonel Patil and his team continue their tireless work in removing silt from the Khadakwasla Dam, supplying it to farmers, and planting numerous trees in the dam area for environmental protection. Their ongoing efforts aim to regenerate the Khadakwasla Dam, Ner Dhara (Satara), Hippargi Dam (Solapur), and other key locations. Colonel Patil has been actively engaging with farmers and the general public across the state, addressing their concerns and striving for social welfare.

Recognizing the need for individuals with social consciousness and a deep understanding of common people’s lives in politics, Ex-MLA Shankar Anna Dhondge, Chief of Maharashtra State of the Bharat Rastra Samiti Party, invited Colonel Suresh Patil to join the party. To discuss the challenges faced by farmers and the common people of Maharashtra, Colonel Patil was invited to a meeting with Chief Minister Chandrasekhar Rao, which took place on July 2, 2023, at the Chief Minister’s residence in Hyderabad. The meeting lasted for three hours and involved in-depth discussions on strategies to address the issues faced by farmers and the general public in Maharashtra.

Chief Minister Chandrasekhar Rao and the Bharat Rastra Samiti Party have gained recognition for their successful efforts in resolving farmers’ and poor people’s problems in Telangana. Inspired by their accomplishments, Chief Minister Rao aims to address similar challenges faced by farmers in Maharashtra.

With the slogan “Abki Bar Kisan Sarkar” (This time, a government for the farmers), they have handpicked individuals who genuinely care about farmers’ issues and actively work towards their welfare. Colonel Suresh Patil, in recognition of his dedication and contribution to farmers’ causes, was invited by Chief Minister Chandrasekhar Rao to join the Bharat Rastra Samiti Party.

On July 2, 2023, Colonel Suresh Patil officially joined the Bharat Rastra Samiti Party at Chief Minister Chandrasekhar Rao’s residence in Hyderabad.