Rasiklal Umedchand Parikh

Rasiklal Umedchand Parikh (18 May 1910 – 1 February 1980[citation needed]) was a noted independence activist, Indian National Congress leader from Gujarat.[1] He served as Chief Minister of Saurashtra State from 1954 to 1956. He served as member of 1st Lok Sabha from Zalawad constituency in 1952[2][3] In 2nd Lok Sabha, he was elected from Surendranagar constituency.[4] In 1962, he was MLA from Dasda.[5] He was also a member of 5th Lok Sabha from Surendranagar.[6] He was born at Limbdi and educated at Bombay University and London School of Economics and Political Science.[6] He served as Secretary of Kathiawar Political Conference, 1943-47. He was a Member of the Constituent Assembly of India. He was also a Member of the Saurashtra Legislative Assembly; Minister for Home, Information and P.W.D., Saurashtra, 1948–50; Minister for Home, Ports, Industry 1950-54; Member, Bombay Legislative Assembly; Minister for Revenue, Bombay, 1957–60; Minister for Home and Revenue, Gujarat, 1960–62; Minister for Home and Industry, Gujarat, 1962-63[6]