Haribhau Upadhyaya

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Haribhau Upadhyaya
Chief Minister of Ajmer
In office
24 March 1952 – 31 October 1956
Constituency Shrinagar
Personal details
Born 1892
Bhonrasa, Madhya Pradesh, India
Died 25 August 1972
Political party Indian National Congress

Haribhau Upadhyaya (Hindi: हरिभाऊ उपाध्याय) was an Indian politician and an Indian independence activist. He was the Chief Minister of Ajmer state from 1952-56.

Life[edit]

He was born in 1892 at Bhonrasa village in present-day Ujjain district of Madhya Pradesh. In 1952, he was elected to the Ajmer Legislative Assembly from Shrinagar constituency as an Indian National Congress candidate[1] and became the Chief Minister of Ajmer state from 24 March 1952 to 31 October 1956. He was elected to the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly in 1957 from Kekri constituency and served as the Finance minister in Rajasthan government from 1957-62. He was re-elected to the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly from the same constituency and served as the Education Minister in Rajasthan government from 1962-67. He was awarded Padma Bhushan in 1966.[2] He died on 25 August 1972.[3]

Works[edit]

  • Swatantrta Ki Aur (स्वतंत्रता की ओर) (in Hindi)
  • Durvadal (दूर्वादल) (in Hindi)
  • Yug Dharm (युगधर्म) (in Hindi)
  • Bapu ke Ashram Mey (बापू के आश्रम में) (in Hindi)
  • Sadhana ke Path Par (साधना के पथ पर) (in Hindi)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Statistical Report on General Election, 1951 to the Legislative Assembly of Ajmer" (PDF). Election Commission of India website. p. 4. 
  2. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Retrieved 21 July 2015. 
  3. ^ http://www.ptharibhauupadhyaya.org/lifeEvents.html