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Official Website of Governor's Secretariat, Raj Bhavan Lucknow Uttar Pradesh, India. / Shri Varahgiri Venkat Giri

Shri Varahgiri Venkat Giri

  • Shri. Varahgiri Venkat Giri
  • Shri. Varahgiri Venkat Giri

    Shri Varahgiri Venkat Giri

    Governor of Uttar Pradesh

    From:10-06-1957To:30-06-1960
    Birth

    10th August, 1894

    Education & Degree

    Educated at the National University, Ireland.
    Barrister-at-Law

    Highlights of Career

    President of India from 24th August, 1969 to 24th August 1974 ; Trade Union Leader for several years ; has been General Secretary and President of the All-India Railwaymen's Federation ; was twice elected President of the All-India trade Union Congress ; went to Geneva in 1927 as the Indian Workers delegate to the International Labour Conference ; participated in the Second Round Table Conference held in London, 1931 as Worker's Representative ; Minister for Labour, Industries, and Co-operatives in the Madras Ministry from 1937 –39 ; appointed as Indian High Commissioner to Ceylon ; elected to the Lok Sabha in 1952 and was Union minister for Labour, May, 1952 to September, 1954 ; President of Indian Congress of Social Work in 1958 ; was Governor of Uttar Pradesh from 1957-60 ; Governor of Kerala from 1961-65 ; Governor of Mysore, 1965-67 ; Vice-President of India from 6th May, 1967 to 24th August, 1969 ; Founder President, Indian Society of Labour Economics.

    Publications

    Labour Problems in Industry ; Industrial Relations, etc.

    Death

    in 1980