Kamal Singh (Bihar politician)

Kamal Singh (29 September 1926 – 5 January 2020) was an Indian politician from Bihar. He was elected twice as a member of the Lok Sabha. He was the last Maharaja of Dumraon Raj.[1] He was the last alive member of the First Lok Sabha.[2]

Kamal Singh
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
1952–1957
Preceded byConstituency Established
Succeeded byConstituency Dissolved
ConstituencyShahabad North West
In office
1957–1962
Preceded byConstituency Established
Succeeded byAnant Prasad Sharma
ConstituencyBuxar
Personal details
Born(1926-09-29)29 September 1926
Died5 January 2020(2020-01-05) (aged 93)
Political partyIndependent

BiographyEdit

Singh was born on 29 September 1926.[3] He studied in Colonel Brown Cambridge School and D. A. V. College. He also studied in Allahabad University and Patna Law College.[3]

Singh was elected as a member of the Lok Sabha from Shahabad North West in the first Lok Sabha election.[4] Later, he was elected from Buxar in 1957.[5]

Singh died on 5 January 2020 at the age of 93.[1][2][6]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "पहली लोकसभा के सांसद और बिहार डुमरांव राज के अंतिम महाराज कमल बहादुर सिंह नहीं रहे". Amar Ujala (in Hindi). 5 January 2020. Retrieved 5 January 2020.
  2. ^ a b "पहली लोकसभा के अंतिम जीवित सांसद कमल सिंह का निधन, अटल बिहारी वाजपेयी से थे गहरे संबंध". Dainik Jagran (in Hindi). 5 January 2020. Retrieved 5 January 2020.
  3. ^ a b "SINGH, SHRI KAMAL, B.A." Lok Sabha. Retrieved 5 January 2020.
  4. ^ "Bihar". Lok Sabha. Retrieved 5 January 2020.
  5. ^ "BIHAR BUXAR 1957 Candidate Names Party Winner Number Votes". Times Now. Retrieved 5 January 2020.
  6. ^ "Maharaja Kamal Singh, Indian MP During 1952-1962, Passes Away at 93". india.com. 5 January 2020. Retrieved 5 January 2020.