Tara Chand (Indian politician)

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Tara Chand
Constituency 80-Chhamb
Deputy Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir
In office
5 January 2009 – 24 December 2014
Governor Narinder Nath Vohra
Chief Minister Omar Abdullah
Preceded by Muzaffar Hussain Baig
Succeeded by Nirmal Kumar Singh
Speaker of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly
In office
21 November 2002 – 5 January 2009
Preceded by Abdul Ahad Vakil
Succeeded by Mohammad Akbar Lone
Personal details
Born 1963
Chak Malal village,[1] Akhnoor (J&K)
Nationality Indian
Political party Indian National Congress
Spouse(s) Kanta Devi
Children 2
Occupation Politician
Website www.facebook.com/tarachand.inc

Tara Chand is a Dalit leader of Indian National Congress from Jammu and Kashmir. He was Deputy Chief Minister of Jammu and Kashmir from 2009 to 2014.[2] He had earlier served as the Speaker of the Jammu and Kashmir Legislative Assembly.[3][4]

In 2014 elections, Tara Chand lost to BJP candidate Dr Krishan Lal in Chhamb Assembly constituency of Jammu district.[5]

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