Tau Devi lal

December 24, 2008

"Humare Pyare TAU JI"“Humare Pyare TAU JI”

Ch. Devi Lal was born to Shugna Devi and Ch. Lekh Ram on 25 September, 1914 in Teja Khera village of Sirsa district. Ch. Lekh Ram was a wealthy Jat landlord of Chautala village and he owned 2750 bighas of land. Ch. Devi Lal, whose original name was Devi Dayal, received education up to middle and also trained as a wrestler at an ‘Akhara’ in Badal village (Punjab). On Mahatma Gandhi’s call, both he and his elder brother Ch Sahib Ram, left their studies unfinished to take part in the freedom movement.

For this he was sentenced to one year rigorous imprisonment and sent to Hissar jail on 8 Oct, 1930. He took part in the movement of 1932 and was kept in Sadar Delhi Thana. In 1938 he was selected delegate of All India Congress Committee. In March 1938 his elder brother Ch. Sahib Ram was elected M.L.A. in a by-election on the Congress party ticket. In January, 1940 Ch. Sahib Ram courted arrest as a ‘satyagrahi’ in the presence of Ch. Devi Lal and over ten thousand people. He was fined Rs 100 and sentenced to 9 months imprisonment.

Ch. Devi Lal was arrested on 5th October, 1942 and kept in jail for 2 years for taking part in the 1942 Quit India movement. Therefore in 1942, Ch. Lekh Ram’s both sons, Ch. Sahib Ram and Ch. Devi Lal were in the Multan jail for taking part in the freedom struggle. Ch. Devi Lal was released from prison in October, 1943 and he got his elder brother Ch. Sahib Ram released on parole. In August 1944, Sir Chhotu Ram the then Revenue Minister, visited Chautala village. He, along with Lajpat Rai Alakhpura, made efforts to woo both Ch. Sahib Ram and Ch. Devi Lal to desert Congress and join the Unionist Party. But both workers, being dedicated freedom fighters, refused to leave the Congress Party. After independence Ch Devi Lal started a farmer’s movement and was arrested along with his 500 workers. After some time, then Chief Minister Dr. Gopi Chand Bhargawa made an agreement and Muzzara act was amended. He was elected member of Punjab Assembly in 1952, Congress president of Punjab in 1956.

He played an active and decisive role in the formation of Haryana as a separate state. In 1958 he was elected from Sirsa. In 1971 he left the Congress after being in it for 39 years. He was elected in 1974 from Rori constituency against Congress. In 1975 Indira Gandhi declared emergency, and Ch. Devi Lal along with all opposition leaders was sent to jail for 19 months in Hissar Jail and Mahendergarh fort. In 1977 emergency ended and general elections were held. He was elected on Janata Party ticket and became the Chief Minister of Haryana. For his steadfast opposition to Emergency and dictatorial misrule, he became known as Sher-e-Haryana (Lion of Haryana).

He remained member of parliament from 1980 to 1982 and member of State assembly from 1982-1987. He formed Lok Dal and started Nyaya Yudh under ‘Haryana Sangharsh Samiti’ and became hugely popular among masses. In 1987 state elections, the alliance led by Ch. Devi Lal won a record victory winning 85 seats in the 90 member house. Congress was routed in the state winning only 5 seats. Chaudhary Devi Lal became the Chief Minister of Haryana for the second time. In the 1989 parliamentary election, he was simultaneously elected, both from Sikar in Rajasthan and Rohtak in Haryana. He twice became Deputy Prime Minister of India in two different governments. He was elected to Rajya Sabha in August, 1998. At present his son Sh. O. P. Chautala is the Chief Minister of Haryana.

Ch. Devi Lal and his elder brother Ch. Sahib Ram were true Gandhians and freedom fighters. They fought against British rule and played an important role in the freedom movement. After independence, Chaudhary Devi Lal emerged as a leader of farmers in whole of India.. During his two tenures as chief minister of Haryana he made several decisions benefiting farmers and rural people. He always took decisions about the betterment of common people. His popularity among farmers and rural people, earned him the title of ‘Tau’ (Elder Uncle).

Chaudhary Devi Lal passed away on April 6, 2001. His passing away has left a void in Indian politics that can never be filled.

Yug Purush Chaudhary Devi Lal

December 24, 2008

Chaudhary Devi Lal: After Chaudhary Charan Singh , one must remember that Chowdhary Devi Lal was the second peasant (and the second Jat) to achieve the position of a deputy PM,and that one occupied as a significant role in the national politics. Though he was seen by the Jats of Haryana as their benefactor, it would be unfair to call him merely a Jat leader. He is much better described as a rural leader, whose support base transcended all rural communities.

Ch. Devi Lal was born to Shugna Devi and Ch. Lekh Ram on Sept. 25, 1914 in Teja Khera village of Sirsa district. Ch. Lekh Ram was a wealthy landlord of Chautala and he owned 2750 bighas of land. Ch. Devi Lal, whose original name was Devi Dayal, received education up to middle and then got training in wrestling from ‘Akhara’ of Badal village in Panjab.

on 8 Oct, 1930 he received One years rigorous imprisonment for taking part in Salt movement in Hissar Jail and Lahore Jail. He took part in the movement of 1932 and was kept in Sadar Delhi Thana. In 1938 he was selected delegate of All India Congress Committee. In March 1938 his elder brother Ch. Sahib Ram was elected M.L.A. in a by-election on the Congress party ticket. In January, 1940 Ch. Sahib Ram courted arrest as a ‘satyagrahi’ in the presence of Ch. Devi Lal and over ten thousand people. He was fined Rs 100/- and sentenced to nine months imprisonment.

Ch. Devi Lal was arrested on 5th October, 1942 and kept in jail for 2 years for taking part in 1942 quit India movement. Therefore in 1942, Ch. Lekh Ram’s both sons , Ch. Sahib Ram and Ch. Devi Lal were in the Multan jail for taking part in the freedom struggle. Ch. Devi Lal was released from prison in October, 1943 and he got his elder brother Ch. Sahib Ram released on parole. In August, 1944, Sir Chhotu Ram, the then Revenue Minister, visited Chautala village. He along with Lajpat Rai Alakhpura made efforts to woo both Ch. Sahib Ram and Ch. Devi Lal to desert Congress and join the Unionist Party. But both the workers being dedicated freedom fighters refused to leave the Congress Party. After independence he started farmer’s movement and was arrested along with his 500 workers. After some time, then Chief Minister Dr. Gopi Chand Bhargawa made an agreement and Muzzara act was amended.

He was elected member of Panjab Assembly in 1952, Congress president Of Panjab in 1956. He played an active and decisive role in forming Haryana as a separate state. In 1958 he was elected from Sirsa. In 1971 he left the Congress after being in it for 39 years. He was elected in 1974 from Rori constituency against Congress. In 1975 Indira Gandhi declared emergency, and Ch. Devi Lal along with all opposition leaders was sent to jail for 19 months in Hissar Jail and Mahendergarh fort. In 1977 emergency ended and general elections were held. He was elected on Janata Party ticket and became the Chief Minister of Haryana. He remained member of parliament from 1980 to 1982 and member of State assembly from 1982-1987. He formed Lok Dal and started Nyaya Yudh under ‘Haryana Sangharsh Samiti’ and became popular among masses. In 1987 state elections, the alliance led by Ch. Devi Lal won a record victory winning 85 seats in the 90 member house. Congress was routed in the state winning only 5 seats. Ch. Devi Lal became the Chief Minister of Haryana for the second time. In 1989 parliamentary election he was elected from Rohtak and became Deputy Prime Minister of India. He was elected to Rajya Sabha in August, 1998 and continues to be its member. At present his son Sh. O. P. Chautala is the Chief Minister of Haryana.

Ch. Devi Lal fought against British rule and played a very important role. After independence he came out as leader of farmers in whole of India.. During his tenure as chief minister of Haryana he made several decisions which showed how much close he was to the masses. He always took decisions about the betterment of common people. He is so much popular among people that they call him ‘Tau’.

Ch. Devi Lal passed away on April 6, 2001.

Shri Abhay Chautala

December 24, 2008

Shri Abhay Singh Chautala, son of former Haryana Chief Minister Om Prakash Chautala was  elected as the President of the Indian Boxing Federation (IBF) for the third time consecutively.

Bhai Abhay Chautala Ji
“Bhai Abhay Chautala Ji”

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Chautala was elected the IBF chief unanimously at a meeting of the Federation held in Bathinda in Punjab. The Indian Olympic Association (IOA) was represented in the meeting by IOA executive member Tirlochan Singh

Shri Ajay Chautala

December 24, 2008

Shri Ajay Singh Chautala (born 13 March 1961) is a politician from Indian National Lok Dal party and a Member Rajya Sabha representing Haryana, the upper house of the Indian Parliament.

Bhai Ajay Chautala“Bhai Ajay Chautala”

Bhai Ajay Singh Ji“Bhai Ajay Singh Ji”

Ajay Singh Chautala (b. 13 March 1961), son of Shri Om Prakash Chautala, Chief Minister, Haryana and grandson of Ch. Devi Lal, did his B.A. from Kurukshetra University, M.A. (Public Administration) and LL.B. from Rajasthan University. He joined active politics in 1980s, became MLA from Rajasthan twice: first from Data Ram Garh (1989) and then from Nauhar (1993).  He became member of Parliament from Bhiwani Constituency.  He is currently member of Parliament (Rajya Sabha). He became President of the Youth Wing of Indian National Lok Dal and secretary General of Indian National Lokdal Party. In addition to his active participation in political affairs, he snatches time to pursue his academic programmers. He is also actively associated with cooperative movement and held the office of Director, IFFCO as well as Senior Vice President of IFFCO.

He is also deeply interested in sports. He is President of the Table Tennis Federation of India. He was the first Indian to be unanimously elected as the President of Commonwealth Countries Table Tennis Federation.

A widely traveled man, he has visited several countries of Asia, Europe, Australia, America, Africa, Japan, South Korea, China and Newzeland.

Om Prakash Chautala

December 24, 2008

Chaudhary Om Prakash Chautala (Hindi: ओम प्रकाश चौटाला) (born January 1, 1935) is an Indian politician from the state of Haryana. He is the leader of the INLD (Indian National Lok Dal), a Haryana based political party in India, with support in Delhi, Chandigarh, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan. He has been Chief Minister of Haryana of the state , for record five times. In the 2005 Haryana state assembly elections, INLD lost its majority, winning just 9 out of the 90 seats compared to the Congress party’s 67 seats. Chautala resigned and Bhupinder Singh Hooda became the Chief Minister of Haryana. His party has five MLAs in Rajasthan. His son Mr Ajay Singh Chautala(MP in Rajya Sabha) is also a popular leader of Haryana.

Chaudhary Om Prakash Chautala Ji

Chaudhary Om Prakash Chautala Ji

Chaudhary O. P. Chautala JiChaudhary O. P. Chautala Ji
Chautala is the eldest son of Chaudhari Devi Lal, a former deputy prime minister of India.

Born on January 1, 1935 at village Chautala in Dabwali tehsil of Sirsa district, Om Prakash Chautala had his education at his native village and later on at Sangria and Dabwali

He is chief of Indian National Lok Dal

He also initiated the high scale urban development work in Gurgaon, one of the fastest developing cities in Asia. He is a widely travelled politician covering every sphere of the globe.

Om Prakash Chautala was the Chief Minister of Haryana for the following terms:
December 2, 1989 to May 22, 1990
July 12, 1990 to July 17, 1990
July 24, 1999 to March 4, 2005

Chautala was elected to the state assembly five times, 1970, 1990, 1993, 1996 and 2000. He remained a member of the Rajya Sabha from 1987 to 1990.

Chautala was appointed convener of the Anti-Dunkel Rally held on March 18, 1994 at Delhi. He remained member of important committees of the Rajya Sabha and Haryana Vidhan Sabha. He has two sons, Ajay Singh Chautala and Abhey Singh Chautala.

The people of Haryana is desire to see the Next CM Ch. Om Prakash Chautala.

TAU: Chaudhari Devi Lal

December 24, 2008

Chaudhari Devi Lal (1914-2001) (Hindi: चौधरी देवी लाल) was an Indian politician, freedom fighter, Chief Minister of the state of Haryana and Deputy Prime Minister of India. He was born in a Jat Hindu family on 25 September 1914 in Teja Khera village of Sirsa district in Haryana, India. His mother’s name was Shugna Devi and father’s name was Lekh Ram. His son Om Prakash Chautala is also a former Chief Minister of the state of Haryana .

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Tau Devi Lal Ji

Tau Devi Lal Ji

Chaudhari Devi Lal was a follower of Mahatma Gandhi and was actively involved in the struggle for Indian independence from the British Raj. He was arrested on 5 October 1942 and kept in jail for a period of two years for taking part in the 1942 Quit India movement. After independence, he emerged as a popular leader of farmers in India. He belongs to the Jat clan of Bagris.

Ch. Devi Lal was born to Shugna Devi and Ch. Lekh Ram on 25 September, 1914 in Teja Khera village of Sirsa district. Ch. Lekh Ram was a wealthy Jat landlord of Chautala village and he owned 2750 bighas of land. Ch. Devi Lal, whose original name was Devi Dayal, received education up to middle and also trained as a wrestler at an ‘Akhara’ in Badal village (Punjab). On Mahatma Gandhi’s call, both he and his elder brother Ch Sahib Ram, left their studies unfinished to take part in the freedom movement.

For this he was sentenced to one year rigorous imprisonment and sent to Hissar jail on 8 Oct, 1930. He took part in the movement of 1932 and was kept in Sadar Delhi Thana. In 1938 he was selected delegate of All India Congress Committee. In March 1938 his elder brother Ch. Sahib Ram was elected M.L.A. in a by-election on the Congress party ticket. In January, 1940 Ch. Sahib Ram courted arrest as a ‘satyagrahi’ in the presence of Ch. Devi Lal and over ten thousand people. He was fined Rs 100 and sentenced to 9 months imprisonment.

Ch. Devi Lal was arrested on 5th October, 1942 and kept in jail for 2 years for taking part in the 1942 Quit India movement. Therefore in 1942, Ch. Lekh Ram’s both sons, Ch. Sahib Ram and Ch. Devi Lal were in the Multan jail for taking part in the freedom struggle. Ch. Devi Lal was released from prison in October, 1943 and he got his elder brother Ch. Sahib Ram released on parole. In August 1944, Sir Chhotu Ram the then Revenue Minister, visited Chautala village. He, along with Lajpat Rai Alakhpura, made efforts to woo both Ch. Sahib Ram and Ch. Devi Lal to desert Congress and join the Unionist Party. But both workers, being dedicated freedom fighters, refused to leave the Congress Party.

After independence Ch Devi Lal started a farmer’s movement and was arrested along with his 500 workers. After some time, then Chief Minister Dr. Gopi Chand Bhargawa made an agreement and Muzzara act was amended. He was elected member of Punjab Assembly in 1952, Congress president of Punjab in 1956.

He played an active and decisive role in the formation of Haryana as a separate state. In 1958 he was elected from Sirsa. In 1971 he left the Congress after being in it for 39 years. He was elected in 1974 from Rori constituency against Congress. In 1975 Indira Gandhi declared emergency, and Ch. Devi Lal along with all opposition leaders was sent to jail for 19 months in Hissar Jail and Mahendergarh fort. In 1977 emergency ended and general elections were held. He was elected on Janata Party ticket and became the Chief Minister of Haryana. For his steadfast opposition to Emergency and dictatorial misrule, he became known as Sher-e-Haryana (Lion of Haryana).

He remained member of parliament from 1980 to 1982 and member of State assembly from 1982-1987. He formed Lok Dal and started Nyaya Yudh under ‘Haryana Sangharsh Samiti’ and became hugely popular among masses. In 1987 state elections, the alliance led by Ch. Devi Lal won a record victory winning 85 seats in the 90 member house. Congress was routed in the state winning only 5 seats. Chaudhary Devi Lal became the Chief Minister of Haryana for the second time. In the 1989 parliamentary election, he was simultaneously elected, both from Sikar in Rajasthan and Rohtak in Haryana. He twice became Deputy Prime Minister of India in two different governments. He was elected to Rajya Sabha in August, 1998. Later his son Sh. O. P. Chautala also became the Chief Minister of Haryana.

After independence, Chaudhary Devi Lal emerged as a leader of farmers. During his two tenures as chief minister of Haryana he made several decisions benefiting farmers and rural people. He always took decisions about the betterment of common people. His popularity among farmers and rural people, earned him the title of ‘Tau’ (Elder Uncle).

Chaudhary Devi Lal passed away on April 6, 2001.

While in power, Chaudhari Devi Lal is credited for having taken several decisions in the interest of the farming community and the rural people, among whom he is popularly known as ‘Tau’ (Elder Uncle). He died on April 6, 2001 at the age of 86. He was cremated at “Kisan Ghat” on the banks of the river Yamuna. “Kisan Ghat” is the samadhi of another popular leader of the farmers, Choudhary Charan Singh, former Prime Minister of India.

INLD: Indian National Lok Dal

December 24, 2008

INLD [Indian National Lok Dal] is the most popular political party of Haryana, India.

INLD: Indian National Lok Dal

December 24, 2008

Indian National Lok Dal, a political party in India, based in the state of Haryana is the principal opposition party in Haryana. The party president is Om Prakash Chautala. Ajay Singh Chautala is its Secretary General. The party was a member of the National Democratic Alliance, and thus part of the BJP-led government. In the Lok Sabha elections 1999 INLD had an electoral alliance with BJP in Haryana. Each party contested five of the ten seats in the state. All ten got elected.

In 2000 Chautala was elected as Chief Minister of Haryana for the fifth time. In the 2000 state assembly elections in 2000 INLD won 47 out of the 90 seats (in total the party had 62 candidates).


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