K. L. Shrimali

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Kalu Lal Shrimali (December 1909 – 5 January 2000), known by the initials K. L. Shrimali, was the Union Education Minister for the Government of India and also a distinguished parliamentarian and an educationist.

He was born in December 1909 at Udaipur and had his education at Banaras Hindu University, Calcutta University and Columbia University, New York.

He served as Minister of Education in the Union Council of Ministers from May 1955 to August 1963. Shrimali represented the State of Rajasthan in Rajya Sabha from April 1952 to April 1956 and from April 1956 to April 1962.[1]

He was associated with several educational and various social welfare organizations. Shrimali was editor of "Jan Shikshan" a monthly educational magazine and also had a number of publications to his credit. He was awarded Padma Vibhushan in 1976 for his contribution to education.

He died on 5 January 2000 at the age of 90 in Udaipur, Rajasthan.


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