Raj Bahadur

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Raj Bahadur
Raj Bahadur 2013 stamp of India.jpg
Raj Bahadur on a 2013 stamp of India
India Ambassador to Nepal
In office
January 1968 – January 1971
Ministry of Tourism and Civil Aviation
In office
9 November 1973 – 22 December 1976
Preceded byKaran Singh
Succeeded byKotha Raghuramaiah
Ministry of Communications
In office
7 December 1956 – 17 April 1957
Preceded byJagjivan Ram
Succeeded byLal Bahadur Shastri
Personal details
Born(1912-08-21)21 August 1912
Basan Gate, Bharatpur (present-day Rajasthan, India)
Died22 September 1990(1990-09-22) (aged 78)
New Delhi, India

Raj Bahadur (1912–1990) He was the leader of the Indian National Congress, who was elected a member of the Constituent Assembly of India from the state of Rajasthan. After independence, he became the first tourism minister of India.[1]


He was three times elected to Lok Sabha from Bharatpur (Lok Sabha constituency). He also served as Minister of Telecommunications for year 1956 – 57.[2] He was elected to Rajasthan Legislative Assembly from Bharatpur in 1980. Raj Bahadur also served as India's ambassador to Nepal.

He died on 22 September 1990 in New Delhi.


  1. ^ "Members Bioprofile". loksabhaph.nic.in.
  2. ^ Former Ministers – Department of Telecommunications – Government of India Archived 2 October 2013 at the Wayback Machine

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