Monday, June 6, 2011

Chaudhary Ranbir Singh

Chaudhary Ranbir Singh 
Date of Issue: 01.02.2011
Chaudhary Ranbir Singh was born on 26th November 1914 at Sanghi in Rohtak district of Haryana. He was a visionary, freedom fighter, great patriot and later as a  distinguished parliamentarian and administrator.
First day Cover
He was elected twice to the Lok Sabha and the Rajya Sabha. His one among the notable contribution included the role he played in development of Bhakra Nangal Power project as the then Irrigation Minister of joint Punjab. H e died on 1st February 2009.

India Post issued a commemorative postage stamp having a denomination of Rs.5 and also a first day cover.

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