Gopi Chand Bhargava

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Gopi Chand Bhargava
1st Chief Minister of Punjab
In office
15 August 1947 – 13 April 1949
Preceded by Post Established
Succeeded by Bhim Sen Sachar
In office
18 October 1949 – 20 June 1951
Preceded by Bhim Sen Sachar
Succeeded by President's rule
In office
21 June 1964 – 6 July 1964
Preceded by Pratap Singh Kairon[1]
Succeeded by Ram Kishan
Personal details
Born (1889-03-08)8 March 1889
Sarsa District, Punjab, British India
Died 26 December 1966(1966-12-26) (aged 77)
Nationality Indian
Political party Indian National Congress
Profession Politician

Gopi Chand Bhargava (8 March 1889 – 26 December 1966)[2] was the first Chief Minister of Punjab from 15 August 1947 to 13 April 1949, and again between 18 October 1949, to 20 June 1951, and for the third time between 21 June 1964, and 6 July 1964.[3][4] He was a member of the Congress.[5][3] He was born on 8 March 1889 in Sarsa district of Punjab province in British India. In the year 1912, he completed his M.B.B.S. degree from Medical College (Lahore) and then started the medical profession in 1913.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "PUNJAB ASSEMBLY ELECTIONS — 1951-1952 Prominent Players". The Tribune. 30 October 2016. Retrieved 25 January 2018. 
  2. ^ Juneja, M. M. (1981). Eminent freedom fighters in Haryana. Modern Book Company. p. 77. 
  3. ^ a b Subhash Chander Arora (1991). Current Issues and Trends in Centre-state Relations: A Global View. Mittal Publications. pp. 60–. ISBN 978-81-7099-307-0. Retrieved 25 January 2018. 
  4. ^ "List of Chief Ministers (CM) of Punjab". Maps of India. Retrieved 25 January 2018. 
  5. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2007-02-13. Retrieved 2006-12-21. 
  6. ^ First CM of Punjab

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