Digvijay Narain Singh

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Digvijay Narain Singh was a politician and Parliamentarian belonging to the Indian National Congress and represented Vaishali constituency in Bihar state for 28 consecutive years (1952–1980).[1] He was born in a Bhumihar family and was a scion of Dharhara, one of the richest Zamindaris in Bihar.[2] But he spent a lot of his inherited wealth for public good and never took any money from his party, the Indian National Congress for fighting elections.[3] He was a close friend of Sir Mark Tully, who contributed one whole chapter on him in No Full Stops in India.[4] He was close friend of both Feroze Gandhi and Indira Gandhi and Morarji Desai treated him like his son.[5] He died at Patna on 2 August 1991 at the age of 67 years[6]

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  1. ^ Tully, Mark (1992). No Full Stops in India. Penguin. ISBN 978-0-14-010480-6. 
  2. ^ Tully, Mark (1992). No Full Stops in India. Penguin. ISBN 978-0-14-010480-6. 
  3. ^ Tully, Mark (1992). No Full Stops in India. Penguin. ISBN 978-0-14-010480-6. 
  4. ^ Tully, Mark (1992). No Full Stops in India. Penguin. ISBN 978-0-14-010480-6. 
  5. ^ Tully, Mark (1992). No Full Stops in India. Penguin. ISBN 978-0-14-010480-6. 
  6. ^ OBITUARY REFERENCE Parliament of India, 20.08.91.

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