Purushottam Kaushik

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Purushottam Kaushik
Minister of Information and Broadcasting
In office
28 July 1979 – 14 January 1980
Preceded byL. K. Advani
Succeeded byVasant Sathe
Minister of Tourism and Civil Aviation
In office
26 March 1977 – 15 July 1979
Preceded byKotha Raghuramaiah
Succeeded byMohammad Shafi Qureshi
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
Preceded byChandulal Chandrakar
Succeeded byChandulal Chandrakar
ConstituencyDurg, Madhya Pradesh
In office
Preceded byVidya Charan Shukla
Succeeded byKeyur Bhushan
ConstituencyRaipur, Madhya Pradesh
Personal details
Born(1930-09-24)24 September 1930
Mahasamund, Central Provinces, British India
Died5 October 2017(2017-10-05) (aged 87)
Mahasamund, Chhattisgarh, India
Political partyJanata Dal
Other political
Samyukta Socialist Party, Janata Party
SpouseAmrit Kaushik[1]
  • Agriculturist
  • Lawyer
  • Politician
Source: [1]

Purushottam Lal Kaushik (24 September 1930 – 5 October 2017)[2] was an Indian Politician.


He was elected to the Lok Sabha the lower house of the Indian Parliament from Raipur in 1977 and Durg in 1989 from Madhya Pradesh as a member of the Janata Dal.[3] He was the Minister for Tourism and Civil Aviation in the Morarji Desai ministry and later Minister of Information and Broadcasting in the Charan Singh ministry[4][5]


  1. ^ "Ex Union Tourism Minister's wife passes away". United News of India. 6 August 2016. Retrieved 2 March 2018.
  2. ^ "Former Union Minister Purushottam Lal Kaushik Passes Away". news18.com. Press Trust of India. 6 October 2017. Archived from the original on 6 October 2017. Retrieved 2 March 2018.
  3. ^ "9th Lok Sabha Members Bioprofile". Lok Sabha. Retrieved 8 May 2015.
  4. ^ Linda K. Richter (1989). The Politics of Tourism in Asia. University of Hawaii Press. pp. 116–. ISBN 978-0-8248-1140-2.
  5. ^ Ananth V. Krishna (1 September 2011). India Since Independence: Making Sense Of Indian Politics. Pearson Education India. pp. 232–. ISBN 978-81-317-3465-0.

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