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Official Website of Governor's Secretariat, Raj Bhavan Lucknow Uttar Pradesh, India. / Shri Bishwanath Das

Shri Bishwanath Das

  • Shri Bishwanath Das
  • Shri Bishwanath Das

    Shri Bishwanath Das

    Governor of Uttar Pradesh

    From:16-04-1962To:30-04-1967
    Birth

    8 March, 1881

    Education & Degree

    Educated at Ravenshaw College, Cuttack and Law College Calcutta. Practised in Ganjam District, 1919-21.
    B.A., B.L.

    Highlights of Career

    Joined Congress, 1921 ; started Kisan Sangh in Madras Presidency, 1920 ; He was M.L.A., Madras Council, 1920-29 ; resigned in Salt-Satyagrah, 1929 ; often courted imprisonment in Freedom Movement ; elected M.L.A. Orissa, 1936 ; Chief Minister of Orissa, 1937-39 resigned on the war issue ; member, Constituent Assembly, 1947-51 ; Member, A.I.C.C., for several years ; President Utkal P. C. C. for three terms ; Governor of U.P. from 1962-1967.