Kishori Sinha

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Kishori Sinha
किशोरी सिन्हा
Member of Parliament
for Vaishali
In office
Preceded by Digvijay Narain Singh
Succeeded by Usha Sinha
Personal details
Born (1925-03-29) 29 March 1925 (age 91)
Sitamarhi, Bihar
Political party INC, Janata Party
Spouse(s) Satyendra Narayan Sinha
Children Nikhil Kumar
Residence Patna
As of 7 September, 2008
Source: [1]

Kishori Sinha (Hindi: किशोरी सिन्हा ) (1925 —) is an Indian politician and a former[1] two-term Member of Parliament from[2] the Vaishali constituency. She is married to the[3] former Chief Minister of Bihar and prominent Congressman [4]Satyendra Narayan Sinha (affectionately called "Chhote Saheb" ), who was a seven-term MP, from the constituency of Aurangabad. [5] Her son Nikhil Kumar had served as the Governor of Kerala & Governor of Nagaland.

Early life[edit]

She completed her education from Chapman High School Muzzafurpur. Thereafter, she graduated from Patna Women's college. Born in a politically influential family, she grew up in an intensely political atmosphere. Her grandfather, Rai Saheb Awadh Bihari Singh, was a prominent figure. Her father, Rameshwar Prasad Sinha, was a pivotal figure in the Indian independence movement, and was a Member of the Constituent Assembly of India.

Member of Parliament[edit]

She was elected as a member of the Parliament from Vaishali Lok Sabha constituency in 1980;becoming first woman to be elected from the constituency.She was re-elected in 1984.


  1. ^ "Kishori Sinha, former MP". Election commission. Retrieved 2008-02-04. 
  2. ^ "Vaishali MP-Kishori Sinha". Parliament of India. Retrieved 2008-07-06. 
  3. ^ Official website. "PM condoles passing away of Satyendra Narayan Sinha". PM's Messages. Retrieved 2006-09-05. 
  4. ^ Magnificent Bihar. "Nikhil Kumar On Bihar". Archived from the original on 2007-12-08. Retrieved 2007-09-20. 
  5. ^ Home Page on the Parliament of India's Website]. "Member Bio Data". Loksabha. Retrieved 2006-09-25. 
  • Mere Sansmaran, an autobiography by Dr. Anugrah Narayan Sinha
  • Anugrah Abhinandan Granth samiti. 1947 Anugrah Abhinandan Granth. Bihar.
  • Anugrah Narayan cenetary year celebration Committee. 1987. Bihar Bibhuti : Vayakti Aur Kriti , Bihar.
  • Bimal Prasad (editor). 1980. A Revolutionary's Quest: Selected Writings of Jayaprakash Narayan. Oxford University Press, Delhi.

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