Right from , he played a dominant role in the Indian National Congress. Transport and Communication Minister – 10 April to 31 August Such was Babuji’s political acumen and his stature that no one filed their nomination against him. Retrieved on 6 December Birbal, a renowned medical practitioner, had been in the British army and had been awarded the Victoria Medal by the then Viceroy, Lord Lansdowne for his services in the Chin-Lushai Expedition of
Babuji was arrested again on 19 August, , for his active participation in the Quit India Movement launched by the Indian National Congress. Centre for Law and Policy Research. Babu Jagjivan Ram in parliament: Jagjivan Ram was born at Chandwa near Arrah in Bihar. The first indigenously built electric locomotive, a WAM-1 model, was named after him and was recently restored by the Eastern Railway. Upon the premature death of his father, Jagjivan and his mother Vasanti Devi were left in a harsh economic situation. Starting his public life as a student activist and freedom fighter, he went on to become a Legislator at the young age of 28 in the year , as a nominated member of the Bihar Legislative Council.
5 April 1908: Babu Jagjivan Ram, union minister, was born
Jagjivan Ram teugu married as per customs at the tender age of eight. Retrieved 25 August Despite facing caste based discrimination, Jagjivan Ram successfully completed the Inter Science Kn from the Banaras Hindu University and later graduated from Calcutta University.
He remained a member of Parliament till his death inafter over forty years as a parliamentarian. The national broadcaster Doordarshan allegedly attempted to stop crowds from participating in the demonstration by telecasting the blockbuster movie Bobby. He was also a regular News paper reader. Ram also served in the interim national government of Ramesh Chandra, Sangh Mittra Babu Ji as a member of Constitution Drafting committee member contributed immensely during the constitution framing debates.
Defence Minister – 28 March to 24 January He reviewed the old labour laws and implemented them in a more effective manner. Such was Babuji’s political acumen and his stature that no one filed their jn against him.
Babu Jagjivan Ram
Facing the most severe drought of with firm determination, he ensured that nobody died of hunger. Therefore, he initiated the Small and Marginal Farmers and Landless Labour Programmes in order to provide the needed credit and inputs to those who would have otherwise been bypassed by new technologies. He was still in school when his father passed away leaving young Jagjivan in the care of his mother.
On 3 rd Feb. Which States Share Jagnivan with Pakistan? He had an elder brother, Sant Lal, and three sisters.
Fromuntil his death inhis uninterrupted Parliamentary career of half a century is a world record. A year before Independence he became a minister in the provisional union cabinet.
In shortly after Indira Gandhi announced elections, signalling an end to the emergency, Jagjivan Ram, together with a few other politicians, became part of the Janata coalition by forming the Congress for Democracy. A chair for late Jagjivan Ram inaugurated”.
However, he resigned his membership on the issue of irrigation cess. His wife has also passed away. The first indigenously built electric locomotive, sesay WAM-1 model, was named after him and was recently restored by the Eastern Railway.
Demands for awarding him a posthumous Bharat Ratna have been raised from time to time Hyderabad. Birbal, a renowned medical practitioner, had been in the British army and had been awarded the Victoria Medal by the then Essay, Lord Lansdowne for his services in the Chin-Lushai Expedition of The success of India’s democracy. This page was last edited on 1 Aprilat Babu Jagjivan Ram, union minister, was born. In when he joined Arrah Town School, he realised that discrimination against Dalits was still rife.
He modernized the railways and extended its network to different parts of the country. First Cabinet of Independent India.
President of India website. State level roads were converted into national highways on a large scale. With his awesome administrative ability, he not only successfully met the challenges of nation building, but also streamlined the ministries he held.
The place of his cremation has been turned into a memorial, Samata Sthaland his birth anniversary is observed as Samata Diwas.