Eknathrao Vikhe-Pati, who passed away recently, was the well-known politician of which state?
[B]Uttar Pradesh

Eknathrao Vikhe-Patil (84), the veteran Congress leader and former Union minister, has recently passed away in Ahmednagar, Maharashtra. Patil was popularly known as Balasaheb Vikhe-Patil. He was 8-time MP and became Minister of State for Finance in the NDA government in 1999. He returned to the Congress fold in 2004.