Name : LAXMAN BAPURAO MANE
Padmashree (Awarded by President of India)
Address : ‘SAMATA’ 10/B, Karanje, SATARA 415002 (Maharashtra)
Cell : +91 9822013236
Phone : +91 (02162) 250556
Fax : +91 (02162) 252321
E-Mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Date of Birth : 1-06-1949 (First June Nineteen Forty nine)
Nationality : INDIAN
Marital Status : MARRIED
Name of spouse : Shashi Mane.
Name of son : Bhaishailendra Mane.
Name of daughter : Samata mane.
Religion : Hindu } Boudhha (SC)
Caste : Kaikadi
Books Published : UPARA (autobiography) [Granthali.] 1980
This autobiography is translated in various Indian Languages like Hindi, Guajarati, Tamil, Malayalam and foreign languages like English and French.
: Band Darawaja [Granthali.] 1984
: Palavarcha Jag [ShriVidya & Granthali] 1988
: Prakash Putra (Drama) [Granthali.] 1990
: Vimuktayan [Mouj.] 1997
: Udhwasta [Granthali.] 2003
: Bhatakyacha Bharud [Granthali.] 2003
: Ka Karach Shikun ? [Granthali.] 2003
: Khel Sadetintakyancha [Granthali.] 2005
: Krantipath (Poetry) [Granthali.] 2007
Editor : Band Darawaja (Monthly) 12 years.
: Band Darawaja (Weekly) 04 years.
Awards : Sahitya Academi (Marathi) 1981
: Ford Foundation 1981
: Bando Gopala Mukadam Puraskar 1982
: N.C.Kelkar Award. 1982
: Bharati Vidyapith Award 1982
: Homi Bhabha Fellowship 1985
: Y.B.Chavan Pratishthan Grant for research studies 1988.
: Maharashtra Gourav Puraskar 1990.
: Maharashtra Foundation Puraskar (Writer) 1998.
: Bhimratna Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Sarvotkrushtha
Wyakhyata Puraskar 2005
: Maharashtra Foundation Puraskar (Social Worker) 2006.
: Padmashree Awarded by President of India 2009
President : 1. Adhivasi Sahitya Sammelan 1989
2. Asmitadarsh Sahitya Sammelan 1987
3. Ambedkarwadi dalit Sahitya Sammelan 2001
4. Samatawadi Sahitya Sammelan 2010
Social Work : Rashtra Seva Dal. Worker 1975-1980
: Samajwadi Yuvak Dal.(Member of working Committee) 1973-1983
: Ekata Shikshan Prasarak Sanstha.
(Founder General Secretary) From 1975
: Bhimabai Ambedkar Pratishthan. (Founder Member)
: Mahatma Phule Samata Pratishthan (General Secretary)
: Samajik Kritagyata Nidhi (Founder Member)
: Bhatakya Vimukta Jamati Sanghatana (President) From 1983
: Indian institute of research and development of nomadic and de-notified tribes'.
(Founder Executive President.) 1983
: Shivaji University Kolhapur (Senator) 1984-1994
: Phule-Ambedkar Sahitya Panchayat (President) 1990-1993
(Working President) 1993
: Yashwantrao Chavan Pratishthan Mumbai
(Founder Member and Trustee)
: Member of Legislative Council Maharashtra
(Governor Nominee) 1990-1996
: Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Charitra Sadhane va Prakashan Samiti.
: Sahitya Sanskriti Mandal, Maharashtra. (Member) 2000
: Shivaji University Kolhapur (Senator)(Unopposed) 2000
: Laxman Mane Educational Trust (President) 2003
The Projects undertaken by
Indian Institute of Research and Development of Nomadic and De-notified Tribes
Kranti Jyoti Savitribai Phule Ashramshala, Karanje, Satara. 1988
Sathi S.M. Joshi Madhyamik Ashramshala,Upali,Satara. 2004
Yashwantrao Chavan Prathamik Ashramshala, Bhosari, Pune. 1989
Yashwantrao Chavan Madhyamik Ashramshala, Bhosari, Pune. 2004
Rajarishi Chhatrapati Shahu Prathamik Ashramshala, Kolhapur. 1990
Rajarishi Chhatrapati Shahu Madhyamik Ashramshala, Kolhapur. 2004
Sharadabai Pawar Prathamik Ashramshala, Jakatwadi, Satara. 1991
Sharadabai Pawar Madhyamik Ashramshala, Jakatwadi, Satara. 1994
Sharadabai Pawar Junior College, Jakatwadi, Satara. 2008
Bharatratna Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Prashala, Solapur. 1991
Yashwantrao Chavan Institute of Social sciences. Jakatwadi, Satara.
(Affiliated to Shivaji University Kolhapur)
1. Master of Social Work (M.S.W.) 1994
2. Bachelor of Social Work (B.S.W.) 1996
Pratibha Kala Kendra, Satara. 1995
Sharad Krishi Vidnyan Kendra 1996
Yashwantrao Chavan Samaj Vidnyan Kendra. 1983
Family Counseling centre Satara. 1997
Family Counseling centre Karad. 2001
The Ashramshala run by the Indian Institute of Research and Development of nomadic and de-notified tribes;provides free education, accommodation & all other basic necessities to the more than 1000 children of Nomadic and De-notified Tribes who are totally dispossessed and alienated from the main stream of our Indian society. For feeding these under privileged children the trust collects 500 to 600 bags of grain from the nearby villages around each year. The readers of UPARA and other well-wishers also.
The Institute has conducted an in depth research on 14 De-notified tribes in Maharashtra and the same was published by Yashwantrao Chavan Pratishthan, Mumbai in 1997. This valuable research document was released at the hands of the former Prime Minister Shri. H.D.Devegouda on 12th March 1997. Currently a study has been under taken with the help of Yashwantrao Chavan Pratishthan, Mumbai. On the Nomadic tribes in the state of Maharashtra
Aayu. Laxman Mane was born & brought up in Kaikadi tribe. His life was suffered due to depressed socio economic status of his community. To enhance the status of these suppressed people; he has taken footstep of converting himself to Buddhism by inspiration of Dr.B.R.Ambedkar on 2nd day of October 2007. He led the rare massive conversion movement nearly about 7 lacks people from 42 different Nomadic & De-notified tribes had embraced Buddhism under his leadership on 27th May 2007. This was an important achievement, which
has enlightened the lives of these depressed masses.