Deep Narayan Singh

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Deep Narayan Singh
2nd Chief Minister of Bihar
In office
1 February 1961 – 18 February 1961
Preceded by Krishna Singh
Succeeded by Binodanand Jha
Personal details
Born (1894-11-25)25 November 1894
Purantand (Purantand)
Died 7 December 1977(1977-12-07) (aged 83)
Hajipur
Political party Indian National Congress
Spouse(s) Mamlata devi
Residence Purantand

Deep Narayan Singh was an Indian politician, participant in the Indian independence movement, and a former Chief Minister of Bihar.[1]

Born in Purantand, Bihar,[citation needed] Singh was a Member of the Constituent Assembly of India which was elected to write the Constitution of India.[2] He also served as part of India's first Parliament as an independent nation and was a Member of the Bihar Legislative Assembly. He was associated with the triumvirate of nationalists Rajendra Babu, Anugraha Babu and Shri babu. He succeeded Krishna Sinha as the Chief Minister of Bihar.

In 1979, a museum was established in his honour by the Directorate of Archaeology and Museum in Hajipur, Bihar.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Deep Narayan Singh Museum, Hajipur". Retrieved 14 May 2015. 
  2. ^ "List of members of the Constituent Assembly (as in November 1949)". Parliament of India. Retrieved 3 March 2012. 
  3. ^ "Deep Narayan Singh Museum, Hajipur". Retrieved 14 May 2015.