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Bust of Pt. Ravishankar Shukla at Ravi Bhavan, Nagpur
Ravishankar Shukla (2 August 1877, Sagar – 31 December 1956, Delhi) was a leader of the Indian National Congress, Indian independence movement activist, the Premier of the Central Provinces and Berar from 27 April 1946 to 25 January 1950, the first Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh state from 26 January 1950 to 31 October 1956 and then the first chief minister of the reorganised Madhya Pradesh state from 1 November 1956 until his death on 31 December 1956.