Thakur Ram Lal

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Thakur Ram Lal
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Thakur Ram Lal
Constituency Jubbal Kotkhai
Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh
In office
28 January 1977 – 30 April 1977
Preceded by Yashwant Singh Parmar
Succeeded by Shanta Kumar
In office
14 February 1980 – 7 April 1983
Preceded by Shanta Kumar
Succeeded by Virbhadra Singh
Governor of Andhra Pradesh
In office
15 August 1983 – 29 August 1984
Preceded by K. C. Abraham
Succeeded by Shankar Dayal Sharma
Personal details
Born 7 July 1929
barthata(Jubbal,Shimla), British Punjab
Died 6 July 2002(2002-07-06) (aged 72)
Nationality Indian
Political party Indian National Congress
Residence shimla
Alma mater LLB
Occupation Politician

Thakur Ram Lal (7 July 1929 – 6 July 2002 in Shimla) was an Indian politician and a leader of the Indian National Congress in Himachal Pradesh.

He was elected to the Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha from Jubbal Kotkhai constituency in 1957. Later, he was re-elected to the Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha from the same constituency in 1962, 1967, 1977, 1980 and 1982.

He became the fourth Chief Minister of Himachal Pradesh on 28 January 1977 and remained in office till 30 April 1977. He was the leader of opposition in the Himachal Pradesh Vidhan Sabha from 29 June 1977 to 13 February 1980. He again became the Chief Minister of the state on 14 February 1980 and remained in office till 7 April 1983. Later, he served as Governor of Andhra Pradesh from 15 August 1983 to 29 August 1984.

He died in Shimla following a massive cardiac arrest on 6 July 2002.His grandson Rohit Thakur is MLA from Jubbal-Kotkhai now. He is also Chief Parliament Secretary in state government.[1]


  1. ^ "HP ex-CM Thakur Ramlal dead". Chandigarh: The Times of India. 8 July 2002. Retrieved 10 January 2010.