Observing the 24th death anniversary of Yashwant Rao Chavan, an award function was conducted at Y V Chavan Pratishthan in Churchgate. Present during the function was NCP Supremo and Union Agriculture minister Sharad Pawar. For the last 14 years, the Yashwantrao Chavan Pratishthan has been rewarding scholars and famous people for their contribution in various fields. This year too, well-known teacher and social activist Leela Patil was rewarded for her immense contribution in the field of education at Yashwantrao Chavan Pratishthan. She received the award at the hands of Union Agriculture Minister Sharad Pawar. Leela Patil has dedicated her life in educating poor and helpless children of Kolhapur and also creating public awareness. Leela Patil has also received many other awards like the Samaj Gaurav award, Dr Goverdhan Parikh award, Platinum Jubilee award. Also present during the event was MLC Manda Mhatre. With cameraperson Ravi Nikam, Shailendra Upadhyay for NMTV News.
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