Ram Dulari Sinha

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Ram Dulari Sinha
Ram Dulari Sinha Governor.jpg
Ram Dulari Sinha
Personal details
Born(1922-12-08)8 December 1922
Gopalganj, Bihar
Died31 August 1994
New Delhi
Political partyIndian National Congress Flag of the Indian National Congress.svg
Spouse(s)Thakur Jugal Kishore Sinha
ChildrenDr. Madhurendra Kumar Singh

Ram Dulari Sinha (1922–1994) was a nationalist, freedom fighter Indian National Congress, Indian parliamentarian and a Union Minister. She was elected Vice Chairman of the International Labour Organization, was the first woman in Bihar to gain a master's degrees and also the first woman from Bihar to be appointed as Governor when she became Governor of Kerala from 23 February 1988 to 12 February 1990.[1]

Political career[edit]

Ram Dulari Sinha in the role of Governor of Kerala
Ram Dulari Sinha with the leaders of Kerala

Election results[edit]

Assembly Election results

Year Constituency Votes Polled Vote % Winner
1951 98. Majorganj 11520 51.73% Yes
1969 22. Gopalganj 15197 36.09% Yes
1972 22. Gopalganj 19749 42.36% Yes

Lok Sabha Election results

Year Constituency Votes Polled Vote % Winner
1962 35. Patna 101687 44.89% Yes
1980 12. Sheohar 174188 41.95% Yes
1984 12. Sheohar 254881 52.45% Yes

Political Successor[edit]

The legacy is being carried forward by her son Dr. (Prof.) Madhurendra Kumar Singh, Member All India Congress Committee who has contested Lok Sabha election from Sheohar (Lok Sabha Constituency) in 1989. Madhurendra was Vice President of Bihar unit of National Students Union of India and Bihar Pradesh Youth Congress and has also served as President of District Congress Committee, Sitamarhi and is currently Member, Working Committee of Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee for past 16 years. His participation in the Cooperative Movement is also exemplary, he was elected and served as Director of Central Warehousing Corporation and Director at Bihar State Cooperative Bank Ltd. Nonetheless he was the elected Chairman of Bihar State Canegrowers Association.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "INDIA PROBES DEATH PLOT, BOMBING TIES". Chicago Tribune. 17 May 1985. Retrieved 2009-08-24.

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