Sultan Singh

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Sultan Singh (19 September 1923 – 16 December 2014) was an Indian politician. He was a member of the Punjab Legislative Council and later the Rajya Sabha. He was the fifth governor of the state of Tripura, serving from 1989 to 1990. Singh died at a Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital in Delhi on 16 December 2014 following a long illness.[1][2] Ch. Sultan Singh (b: 19-9-1923; d: 16-12-2014) (Gahlot) was born at Nizampur Mazra village in Rohtak district (Haryana) on 19 September 1923. This village is now part of Sonipatdistrict (Tahsil - Kharkhoda).He joined the Army where he developed links with revolutionaries. He left the Army and went to Kolkata to participate in India's freedom struggle. He came in contact with certain Congress leaders and joined the party. After India attained Independence, he became a member of the Punjab Legislative Council and later, the Member of Rajya Sabha (three times). He also remained president of the Haryana Congress from 1978 and 1986. He later served as the Governor of Tripura from 1989 to 1990.

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  1. ^ "Ex-guv Sultan Singh passes away". hindustantimes.com. 16 December 2014. Archived from the original on 17 December 2014. Retrieved 16 December 2014.
  2. ^ "Tripura ex-Guv Sultan Singh dead". tribuneindia.com. 16 December 2014. Retrieved 16 December 2014.