Notable people in Karad

Yashwantrao Chavan (12 March 1913 – 25 November 1984) - a famous Congress party government official, hailed from Karad. He was the first Chief Minister of Maharashtra furthermore served as the safeguard clergyman, money pastor, home priest, outside issues priest, and as the Deputy Prime Minister of India and turned into the first and final individual from Maharashtra to reach up to this political level. Tembhu, one of the uber ventures under the Krishna Valley plan, is arranged close Karad.

Gopal Ganesh Agarkar (1856–1895) Village Tembhu close Karad is the origination of Agarkar. Agarkar was a social reformer from Maharashtra, India amid the British guideline. He was the first editorial manager of Kesari, an understood Marathi week by week around then. He cleared out Kesari after ideological contrasts with Lokmanya Tilak and began his own particular periodical named Sudharak. The distinction of feeling was about the supremacy of political changes versus social changes. Agarkar, Tilak and Vishnu Shastri Chiplunkar were the originator individuals from 'Deccan Education Society'.

Khashaba Jadhav (15 January 1926 – 14 August 1984) Born in an extremely poor cultivating family at Goleshwar Tal. Karad, the main Olympic Medal Winner for India until 2000. He was regarded by individual Bronze award on 23 July 1952, in the 1952 Helsinki Olympic Games for wrestling in bantamweight, which is the unbeaten record for India in wrestling until today. In 1993, Maharashtra State granted him the Shiv Chatrapati Award after death. In 2001, the Central Government additionally recompensed him the Arjuna Award posthumously.

Govind Ballabh Pant - He was a veteran Indian flexibility contender and lawmaker who nearby Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru was a key figure in the development for India's freedom and in this way was a urgent figure in the autonomous Indian Government. He was one of the first political pioneers from Uttarakhand (then in United Provinces) and of the development to build up Hindi as the official dialect of India. Mr. Gasp got India's most elevated non military personnel respect, the Bharat Ratna in 1957. His family have their roots in Karad.

Prithviraj Chavan: He was the seventeenth Chief Minister of Maharashtra. Chavan served as the Minister of State in the Prime Minister's Office in the Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs and Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances, and Pensions. Chavan was additionally General Secretary of the All-India Congress Committee (AICC), responsible for some states, including Jammu and Kashmir, Karnataka, Haryana, Gujarat, Tripura, and Arunachal Pr