Mishrilal Gangwal

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MishriLal Gangwal
Born(1902-10-07)7 October 1902
Sonkatch, Indore, Madhya Pradesh, India
Died4 September 1981(1981-09-04) (aged 78)
Other names"Bhaiyya"
"Kaka saab"
"Malwa ke Gandhi"
Years active1925–1980
Political partyIndian National Congress

Mishrilal Gangwal (Devanāgarī: मिश्रीलाल गंगवाल ) was an Indian politician from the state of Madhya Pradesh.He was the member of Indian National Congress party.

Mishrilal Gangwal was born on 7 October 1902 Sonkatch in Dewas district, of Madhya Pradesh state to a Businessman.

His interest in social work led him into politics. He joined Indian National Congress.

He was a former chief minister of Madhya Bharat state from 3 March 1952 and resigned from the post on 15 April 1955.

On November 1956 he became Minister of Finance in the state of Madhya Pradesh. In the year 1959 he served as Minister for Finance, Separate Revenue, Economics & Statistics, and also served as Minister for Food & civil Supplies and had been Minister for several portfolios in later years in Madhya Pradesh government.

He was a member of the All India Congress Committee and the President of Ajmer-Marwara, Provincial Congress Committee. Shri Gangwal was also associated with Indore Rajya Prajamandal and many social and commercial bodies.

Early life[edit]

MishriLal Gangwal was the eldest son of Balchand Gangwal a jain businessman from Indore. In the age of 14 he became the Chairman of his school's (Shri Tilok Chand Jain Higher Secondary School Indore) student Committee.In the year 1945 he was elected as the President of Indore Rajya Prajamandal adhiveshan.