K. C. Pant
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|Krishna Chandra Pant|
|18th Minister of Defence (India)|
|23rd Deputy Chairman, Planning Commission of India|
10 August 1931|
Bhowali in Nainital District.
|Died||15 November 2012
|Political party||Indian National Congress & Bhartiya Janata Party|
Krishna Chandra Pant (10 August 1931 - 15 November 2012) was an Indian Member of Parliament. He was a cabinet minister in the Government of India and held several constitutional positions over a period of 37 years.
Early life & Family
Krishna Chandra Pant (K.C. Pant), informally known as “Raja” was born to the freedom fighter Govind Ballabh Pant and Kalawati Pant on 10 August 1931 in Bhowali - Kumaon region of the Himalayas, United Provinces (now Uttarakhand). His early years were spent in Nainital and his schooling was in St. Joseph’s College, Nainital. He moved to Lucknow, post-independence when his father was appointed the Chief Minister of the State of Uttar Pradesh. In 1957, he married Ila Pant in Nainital.
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- "Former defence minister K.C. Pant passes away; PM and Antony offer condolences". India Today. 15 November 2012.
V. P. Singh
|Minister of Defence
Chandra Shekhar Singh