Brij Basi Lal

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Brij Basi Lal
Member of Parliament, 3rd Lok Sabha
In office
Apr 1962 – Mar 1967
Preceded by Raja Ram Misra
Succeeded by Ram Krishna Sinha
Constituency Faizabad
MLA, 2nd Assembly
In office
Apr 1957 – Mar 1962
MLA, 1st Assembly
In office
May 1952 – Mar 1957
Personal details
Born (1904-12-09)9 December 1904
Village Haripur, Jalalabad, Faizabad (Uttar Pradesh)
Citizenship  India
Nationality  India
Political party Congress
Spouse(s) Shrimati Shyama Devi
Children 3 sons and 5 daudgters.
Parents Matabadal Lal (Father)
Residence Faizabad & New Delhi
Alma mater University of Allahabad
Profession Advocate & Politician
Committees Member of several committees

Brij Basi Lal is an Indian freedom fighter, politician and was Member of Parliament of India. He was a member of the 3rd Lok Sabha of India. Lal represented the Faizabad constituency of Uttar Pradesh and was a member of the Congress political party.[1][2]

Early life and education[edit]

Brij Basi Lal was born in village Haripur, Jalalabad, Faizabad in the state of Uttar Pradesh. He attended University of Allahabad where he attained LL.B and B.Sc degrees. Lal worked as an advocate and was also a part of the Indian independence movement. He got married in 1949 and had three sons and five daughters from the marriage.[1]

Political career[edit]

Pre independence[edit]

Brij Basi Lal was an Indian freedom fighter, participated in the Indian independence movement. He was a part of the Satyagraha and Quit India movements and was imprisoned in 1941 and 1942 for participating Satyagraha and Quit India movements respectively.[1]

Post independence[edit]

Brij Basi Lal entered active politics in early 1930s. He joined Congress party. Prior to becoming a Member of Parliament, Lal was also a member of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly. In the 3rd Lok Sabha, Lal succeeded Raja Ram Misra who was also a Congress member.[1][3]

Posts Held[edit]

# From To Position
01 1952 1957 Member, 01st Assembly of U.P.
02 1957 1962 Member, 02nd Assembly of U.P.
03 1962 1967 MP, 03rd Lok Sabha

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Member Profile". Lok Sabha website. Retrieved Jan 2014.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  2. ^ "Election results 1962" (PDF). Election Commission of India. Retrieved Jan 2014.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)
  3. ^ "Earlier Lok Sabha". Lok Sabha website. Retrieved Jan 2014.  Check date values in: |access-date= (help)