Sis Ram Ola

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Sis Ram Ola
Minister of Labour and Employment
In office
17 June 2013 – 15 December 2013
Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
Preceded by Mallikarjun Kharge
Constituency Jhunjhunu
Minister of Mines
In office
27 November 2004 – 22 May 2009
Minister of Labour and Employment
In office
23 May 2004 – 27 November 2004
Personal details
Born (1927-07-30)30 July 1927
Jhunjhunu, Rajasthan
Died 15 December 2013(2013-12-15) (aged 86)
Gurgoan, India
Political party Indian National Congress
Spouse(s) Smt. Sheobai
Children 2 sons Bijendra Singh Ola Sarjeet Ola, 1 daughter Chandrakala
As of 30 June, 2013
Source: [1]

Sis Ram Ola (30 July 1927 – 15 December 2013) was a member of the 15th Lok Sabha of India. He represented the Jhunjhunu constituency of Rajasthan and was a member of the Indian National Congress.

He was a member of the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly from 1957 to 1990, and from 1980 to 1990 he was a cabinet minister in the Government of Rajasthan. From 1993 to 1996, he was again a Member of the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly. In 1996, he was elected to the 11th Lok Sabha; he was Union Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers (Independent Charge) from 1996 to 1997 and Union Minister of State for Water Resources (Independent Charge) from 1997 to 1998. He was re-elected to the 12th Lok Sabha in 1998, the 13th Lok Sabha in 1999, the 14th Lok Sabha in 2004,and the 15th Lok Sabha in 2009. He was Union Cabinet Minister of Labour and Employment from 23 May 2004 to 27 November 2004 and was Union Cabinet Minister of Mines in Dr. Manmohan Singh's government. He was also jila pramukh of Jhujhunu and his son Bijender Ola is a MLA from Jhunjhunu and was a former minster in the Rajasthan government.[1]

Sis Ram Ola was the recipient of the Padma Shri award in 1968 for social work. Started girls education in a remote area in rural Rajasthan with three girls in the school known as Indira Gandhi Balika Niketan Ardawata in 1952; as a result of his efforts since 1952, brought Jhunjhunu district to third place in literacy (in Rajasthan) according to 2011 census.[2] Sis Ram Ola died in Medanta Hospital, Gurgoan on 15 December 2013 because of cardiac arrest. He had been admitted in a Gurgaon hospital with a cardiac complaint.[3]

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Political offices
Preceded by
Mallikarjun Kharge
Minister of Labour and Employment
17 June 2013– 15 December 2013
Succeeded by
Incumbent