Ram Sundar Das

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Ram Sundar Das
18th Chief Minister of Bihar
Constituency Sonpur
In office
21 April 1979 – 17 February 1980
Preceded by Karpuri Thakur
Succeeded by Jagannath Mishra
Personal details
Born (1921-01-09) 9 January 1921 (age 93)
Gangajal, Saran district
Nationality Indian
Political party Janata Dal (United)
Spouse(s) Savita Devi
Occupation Politician
Religion Hinduism
As of 18 May, 2010
Source: [1]

Ram Sundar Das (Hindi: राम सुन्दर दास) (born January 9, 1921) is an Indian politician and a former Chief Minister of Bihar state. He is a leader of the Janata Dal (United) political party. He was the Chief Minister of Bihar from 21 April 1979 to 17 February, 1980. In 1991, he was elected to the 10th Lok Sabha from Hajipur constituency in Bihar. In 2009, he was re-elected to the 15th Lok Sabha from the same constituency. He contested from Hajipur again in 2014 general election when in his 90s, but Ram Vilas Paswan won the seat taking advantage of the Narendra Modi - BJP wave. As the Chief Minister of Bihar he enjoyed the trust and support of top Janata party leaders like Chandra Shekhar Singh and then Bihar Janata Party chief Satyendra Narain Sinha[1]

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  1. ^ "Detailed Profile: Shri Ram Sundar Das". india.gov.in website. Retrieved 18 May 2010. 

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