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Banarsi Das

Banarsi Das, popularly known as Babu Banarasi Das (1912-1985) was an Indian politician and Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh. He was from Janata Party.


Banarsi Das Ji was a freedom fighter. He went to jail many times during his struggle for India's freedom. He was member of Indian Parliament for Bulandshahr from 1977 to 1979. He was Chief Minister from 28 Feb 1979 to 17 Feb 1980.

Personal life

Banarasi Das was born in Utarawli, Bulandshahr, Uttar Pradesh. Banarsi Das was married and had five sons and five daughters. Two of his sons ' followed his footsteps and are active in Indian politics . The elder one Shri Harendra Agarwal was the member of legislative council . The youngest sonAkhilesh Das is a former Rajya sabha MP and ex national general secretary of Bahujan Samaj Party and was minister of state in Manmohan singh government.[1]


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Political offices
Preceded by
Ram Naresh Yadav
Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh
28 February 1979 – 17 February 1980
Succeeded by
President's Rule
Administered by the Governor of Uttar Pradesh,
Ganpat Rao devji Tapase, 17 February 1977 – 27 February 1980
Chandeshwar Prasad Narayan Singh, 28 February 1980 – 9 June 1980
title/post subsequently held by-
Vishwanath Pratap Singh

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