The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Bhatawadekar, Sir Bhalchandra Krishna
Bhatawadekar, Sir Bhalchandra Krishna, Kt. (1900), L.M,; J.-P.; Medical Practitioner, Bombay; Member Muncipal Corporation and Standing Committee; b. 1852; s. of Krishna Shastri Bhatawadekar; m. Savitribai; three s. two d. Educ: Elphinstone High School and Grant Medical Coll. Bombay; Won 1st cl. L.M. Gold Medal; Assistant Surgeon at Baudra, Palanpur, and Bassim, 1874-76; Principal, Vernacular Coll. of Science, and Chief Medical Officer, Baroda State, 1876-85; returned to Bombay and set up private practice; Fellow and some time Syndic and Dean in Medicine, Bombay Univ.; Pres. of the Municipal Corporation; Pres. Medical Union; Pres. Grant College Medical Society; additional Member of Legislative Council, 1897-99; Member of the Improvement Trust; President of the Indian Temperance Association and of the Temperance Council; President of the 14th Bombay Provincial Conference, 1907; President of the Committee for alteration in orthography of Marathi language; President of Hindu Reform Committee. Decorated for work as Pres. Bombay Corporation and for work in connection with Plague measures. Publications: Public Health; Manual of Botany, and Diseases of Women (in Mararathi): Inoculation Explained; Leprosy; an Address on Temperance; Evidence before the Indian Universities Commission; and other papers in English. Address: Girgaum, Bombay. Hindu Union, and Orient Clubs, Bombay.