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Chandra Bhanu Gupta

Chandra Bhanu Gupta
3rd Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh
In office
7 December 1960 – 2 October 1963
Preceded by Sampurnanand
Succeeded by Sucheta Kriplani
In office
14 March 1967 – 3 April 1967
Preceded by Sucheta Kriplani
Succeeded by Charan Singh
In office
26 February 1969 – 18 February 1970
Preceded by President's Rule
Succeeded by Charan Singh
Personal details
Born (1902-07-14)14 July 1902
Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh
Died 11 March 1980(1980-03-11) (aged 77)
New Delhi
Political party INC

Chandra Bhanu Gupta (Hindi: चंद्र भानु गुप्ता) (14 July 1902[1] – 11 March 1980[2]) served three terms as chief minister of Indian state of Uttar Pradesh. He was born in Aligarh district in 1902.

Early life

Gupta joined the Indian independence movement at 17, when he took part in anti-Rowlatt Bill demonstrations in Sitapur.[3] He was elected President of Congress Party for Lucknow in 1929.[3]

Social contribution

Gupta was the main force behind the Motilal Nehru Memorial Society, which set up various educational, social welfare and cultural centres in Lucknow. These include Ravindralaya, Children Museum, Bal Vidya Mandir, Acharya Narendra Dev Hostel, Homeopathic Hospital, a number of Degree Colleges and a Public Library in Lucknow.[4] Actively advised by Nirmal Chandra Chaturvedi, he introduced a number of schemes for social, cultural and educational development of the city.


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External links

  • LU to be renamed after CB Gupta. Times of India, July 2005.
Political offices
Preceded by
Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh
7 December 1960 – 2 October 1963
Succeeded by
Sucheta Kriplani
Preceded by
Sucheta Kriplani
Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh
14 March 1967 – 3 April 1967
Succeeded by
Charan Singh
Preceded by
President's Rule
Administered by the Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Dr B G Reddy
title/post previously held by-
Charan Singh
Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh
26 February 1969 – 18 February 1970
Succeeded by
Charan Singh

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