Pratapsingh Rane (born 28 April 1939) is a prominent Indian politician from the state of Goa. He has had a long and illustrious political career, serving in various leadership positions at both the state and national levels.
Pratapsingh Rane was associated with the Indian National Congress (INC) and played a significant role in Goa’s politics. He served as the Chief Minister of Goa for multiple terms, with his first term from 1980 to 1990 and subsequent terms from 1994 to 1998 and 2005 to 2007.
During his tenure as Chief Minister, Pratapsingh Rane focused on infrastructure development, education, healthcare, and rural empowerment. He played a crucial role in shaping Goa’s growth and progress, particularly in sectors such as tourism, industry, and social welfare programs.
Apart from his contributions to Goa, Pratapsingh Rane has also held positions at the national level. He served as a Member of Parliament in the Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Indian Parliament, representing the South Goa constituency.
Pratapsingh Rane’s leadership, dedication, and commitment to public service have earned him widespread recognition and respect. He is considered a seasoned politician who has worked towards the welfare of the people and the development of Goa.