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Do you know about Balwantrai Mehta ?

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Asked by Batao Na, 10 Aug '11 03:09 pm
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Balwantrai Mehta was the second Chief Minister of Gujarat, he died in 1965 as the plane he was flying in was shot down by Pakistan Airforce
Answered by Anil K Chugh, 11 Aug '11 10:55 am

 
  
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I think Balwantrai Mehta (February 19, 1899(1899-02-19) - September 19, 1965(1965-09-19)) was the second Chief Minister of Gujarat, India
Answered by Motu, 25 Sep 06:05 pm

 
  
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Balwantrai Mehta (February 19, 1899(1899-02-19) - September 19, 1965(1965-09-19)) was the second Chief Minister of Gujarat, India
Answered by saranathan Narasimhan, 10 Aug '11 03:43 pm

 
  
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Balwant Rai Mehta was born on February 19, 1899 in Bhavnagar (Gujarat) in an ordinary middle class family. He studied up to B.A classes but refused to take the degree from the foreign government. His teachers admired his devotion to study, hard work and gentle nature.

He joined the national movement of non-cooperation in 1920. He founded Bhavanagar Praja Mandal in 1921 for carrying on the freedom movement in that state. He participated in the Civil Disobedience movement from 1930 to 1932. He was sentenced for three years imprisonment in Quit India Movement of 1942. In short, he spent seven years of precious life in prison of British Empire. On Gandhijis suggestion, he accepted membership of the Congress Working Committee. When Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru became president of All India Congress Committee, he was elected its general secretary; in 1957, he was selected for Lok Sabha.

There he rose in grassroots politics. Coming in contact with likes of Mahatma Gandhi and Lala Lajpat Rai, ...more
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Answered by Ajeebdastan, 10 Aug '11 03:13 pm

 
  
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