The Indian Biographical Dictionary (1915)/Chitnavis, Hon’ble Sir Gangadhar Madho Rao

Chitnavis, Hon’ble Sir Gangadhar Madho Rao, K.C.I.E. (1911) C.I.E. (1895), Nagpur; belongs to a family which has long been prominent in the Central Provinces and whose members had occupied honorable positions in the service of the Bhonsle Rajas of Nagpur: educ; Elphinstone College, Bombay; one of the recognised leaders of Indian public opinion in his province; President of the Nagpur District Council; made Hony. Magistrate, 1889; Member, Supreme Legislative Council, 1893; still represents the land-holders of his province in that body; was President, Provincial Conference, Jubbalpur, 1905; was Chairman, Nagpur Municipal Council; represented Central Provinces in the Coronation of Emperor Edward VII; rendered valuable help to Government in their work in connection with plague and famine relief for which he was thanked by Government, 1899. Address; Nagpur, Central Provinces, India