Shyama Singh

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Shyama Singh
Ex Member of the Lok Sabha for Aurangabad (Bihar) (Lok Sabha constituency)
Succeeded by Nikhil kumar
Constituency Aurangabad
In office
Personal details
Born (1942-11-26) 26 November 1942 (age 73)
Patna, Bihar
Political party INC
Spouse(s) Nikhil Kumar
Residence Patna
As of 7 September, 2009
Source: [1]

Shyama Singh (Hindi: श्यामा सिंह) (born 26 November 1942) is an Indian politician and a former[1] Member of Parliament from[2] the Aurangabad (Bihar) (Lok Sabha constituency) and is married to the former[3] Governor of Nagaland and Kerala, Nikhil Kumar, who was also elected to the 14th Lok Sabha from the same constituency in Bihar.

Early life[edit]

She is daughter of Indian Civil Service officer Sir T. P. Singh who had also served as[4] independent India's first finance secretary and her mother Madhuri Singh, has been a two-term member of Parliament from Purnea. She completed her school education from Patna. Thereafter, she graduated in History from Indraprastha College for Women. Her elder brother is former bureaucrat and Rajya Sabha MP N. K. Singh (A 1964 batch IAS officer of the Bihar cadre)[5] who has served as India's Revenue Secretary and also Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister. Her younger brother Uday Singh currently represents the Purnea Lok Sabha constituency of Bihar.

First Lady of Nagaland[edit]

Her husband took the[6] oath of office and secrecy as the Governor of Nagaland on 15 October 2009 and she became the first lady of Nagaland.She is an expert[7] gardener,the grandeur of her[8] garden at 28 Akbar Road, occupied by her family for some 30 years, was phenomenal.It invariably[9] won awards at all Delhi’s flower shows.


  1. ^ Lok Sabha Website. "Shyama Singh MP(13th Lok Sabha)". Official Website. Retrieved 2009-02-04. 
  2. ^ "MP-Shyama Singh". Parliament of India. Retrieved 2009-07-06. 
  3. ^ "Profyl of nagaland Governor Nikhil Kumar". Nagaland Government. Retrieved 2009-07-06. 
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  5. ^ Prabhu Chawla. "N K Singh:India's supercrat". India Today. Retrieved 2004-11-04. 
  6. ^ PTI. "ex Delhi Police Chief Nikhil Kumar sworn in as Nagaland Governor". Press Trust of India. Retrieved 2009-10-15. 
  7. ^ The Indian Express. "Constant gardener has left". Official Site. Retrieved 2006-03-12. 
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  9. ^ The Relegraph. "Shyama Sinha's house-Delhi's best kept garden". Official Site. Retrieved 2006-03-12. 
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  • Bimal Prasad (editor). 1980. A Revolutionary's Quest: Selected Writings of Jayaprakash Narayan. Oxford University Press, Delhi.