Bali Ram Bhagat

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Bali Ram Bhagat
Nicolae Ceauşescu and B.R. Bhagat.jpg
Bhagat (left) with Romanian President Nicolae Ceauşescu in 1976.
Governor of Rajasthan
In office
30 June 1993 – 1 May 1998
Preceded by Dhanik Lal Mandal (Additional charge)
Succeeded by Darbara Singh
6th Speaker of Lok Sabha
In office
Deputy G.G. Swell
Preceded by G. S. Dhillon
Succeeded by N. Sanjiva Reddy
Personal details
Born 7 October 1922
Died 2 January 2011
Spouse(s) Vidhya Bhagat
Children Naveen Bhagat, Kalpana Yadav

Bali Ram Bhagat (7 October 1922 – 2 January 2011) was an Indian politician. He was born in Patna, Bihar. He served as the Speaker of Lok Sabha from 1976 to 1977, during the turbulent final year of Indira Gandhi’s first reign as prime minister.[1] He served as Minister for External Affairs of India under Indira’s son, Rajiv Gandhi, from 1985 to 1986. He was governor of Himachal Pradesh briefly during 1993, and governor of Rajasthan from 1993 to 1998. Bali Ram Bhagat died in New Delhi on 2 January 2011.


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-Anjini Bhatia (Great grand daughter)

Preceded by
Rajiv Gandhi
Minister for External Affairs of India
Succeeded by
P Shiv Shankar
Preceded by
Dhanik Lal Mandal (Additional charge)
Governor of Rajasthan
Succeeded by
Darbara Singh