Answer by Ashish Pethkar:
Dr. Shrikant Jichkar
Below is the list of his educational details.
M.A. (Public Administration
M.A. (Political Science)
M.A. (Ancient Indian History, Culture and Archaeology)
M.A.(Police Admn & Criminology)
Master of Philosophy(Tourism Mgt)
Master of Philosophy(Labour Studies)
D. Litt (Doctor of Letters) in Sanskrit
Bachelor of Library & Information Science
Diploma in Cyber Laws
Certificate in Library & Information Science
PG Diploma in Marketing & Sales Management
Diploma in Multi Modal Transport, Containerisation & Logistics Management
PG Diploma in Criminology & Police Administration
Diploma in Rail Transport Management
PG Diploma in Tourism Administration
PG Diploma in Journalism
Diploma in Law of International Institutions
Diploma in International Law
Dr. Shrikant Jichkar was a highly educated person with 20 post-graduate University Degrees to his credit. He Began as a Medical Doctor (MBBS and MD ) he did his Law with Post-graduation in International Law (LL.M.) and his Masters in Business Administration (DBM and MBA) and in Journalism (B.Journ). He did his Masters in ten subjects. He got his D. Litt (Doctor of Letters) in Sanskrit , the highest of any Degree in a University. Most of his Degrees are with First Merit and h obtained 28 Gold Medals. Between 1972 and 1990 he has written 42 University Examinations each ever summer and every winter.
Dr. Shrikant Jichkar was a man of staggering academic, professional and spiritual achievement. Looking at his achievement one may be pardoned for thinking it to be incredulous. Limca Book of Records lists him as the most qualified person in India.
In 1978 he wrote the IPS (Indian Police Service) examination and got into it, resigned, wrote the prestigious IAS (Indian Administrative Services) examination in 1980 and got into it, resigning in four months to contest his first general election.
Dr. Shrikant Jichkar was an eminent educationist, an erudite politician, selfless social worker, a forceful orator, an eminent scholar and a crusader of Indian culture and tradition. He brought a whiff of cultural & ethical tone to education. An Indian proud of his heritage, he was well versed in Sanskrit, Upanishads, Geeta, Vedas & other sacred texts.
Jickhkar was also a painter, professional photographer, and stage actor. He had one of the biggest personal libraries in India with 52,000 books.
Dr Shrikant Jichkar was killed when his car collided with a bus near Kondhali, about 60 kilometres from Nagpur. He along with his relative Dr Shriram Dhawad and driver was returning to city from his farmhouse on Amravati road when their car collided with a bus. Jichkar sustained multiple injuries and was rushed to a private nursing home where he succumbed to his wounds. He was Just 49.