Ravishankar Shukla

Ravishankar Shukla

Indian Politician
Born Aug 2, 1877

Pandit Ravishankar Shukla was a leader of the Indian National Congress, Indian independence movement activist, the Premier of the Central Provinces and Berar from 27 April 1946 to 25 January 1950, the first Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh state from 26 January 1950 to 31 October 1956 and then the first chief minister of the reorganized Madhya Pradesh state, the biggest state of India consisting of Mahakoshal, Madhya Bharat, Bhopal and Vindhya Pradesh from 1 November 1956 till his death on 31 December 1956.… Read More

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1877 Birth Born in 1877.
1885 8 Years Old In the year 1885, at the age of 8, Ravishankar completed his primary education. … Read More


1895 18 Years Old He then shifted to Jabalpur and joined Robertson College (whose premises then were what is today the Model High School in front of the High Court of Jabalpur) and completed the Intermediate in the year 1895 aged 18 years. … Read More


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On 20 January 1903 he reached Rajnandgaon and, now that she was cured, he garlanded her with empty tin cans of Brand’s Essence and explained to her how he was compelled to resort to this treatment to save her life. … Read More
1904 27 Years Old The aura of Pt. Shukla’s personality, pure character, cultural introspection and teachings greatly benefited the royal princes of the States of Chhattisgarh. In 1904 he took along with him the Maharaja of Bastar to Congress session at Bombay, where he saw Barrister Mohan Das Karamchand Gandhi for the first time, who had just arrived from South Africa. … Read More
1906 29 Years Old In 1906 and the beginning of 1907, during his last days in Khairagarh, Pt. … Read More


1910 33 Years Old In the year 1910 Congress session was held at Benaras presided over by Wederan, a British civilian. … Read More
1912 35 Years Old On his return from Benaras after the Congress he established the state Kanyakubja Sabha whose first session was held in Nagpur in March 1912. … Read More
1915 38 Years Old In 1915 the Congress session took place at Bombay under the presidency of Satyendra Prassanna Sinha (Lord Sinha). … Read More


1918 41 Years Old …  After its success, he launched Madhya Pradesh Hindi Sahitya Sammelan and held its first session at Raipur in 1918. … Read More
1919 42 Years Old A special session of Congress was called at Calcutta in September 1919 under the presidency of Lala Ljpat Rai to assess political situation in the country. … Read More


1927 50 Years Old Pandit Shukla remained the president of Raipur District Council from 1927 to 1937. … Read More
…  When Congress in its Lahore session decided that the country's national aim is to obtain complete freedom and to celebrate 26 January 1930 as the day of Independence, the Raipur District Council decided to celebrate this national day of freedom in all schools and accordingly all headmasters were advised to organise the Independence Day. … Read More
1932 55 Years Old …  Just two days before his arrival the British Government had decided to humiliate Congress and in January 1932 they put ban on many Congress related organisations. … Read More
1935 58 Years Old In 1935 after the Congress had agreed to enter the Council the elections for 'Kendriya Dhara Sabha' took place. … Read More


1937 60 Years Old In the meeting of the Legislative Council Congress Party held on 14 July 1937 Pandit Shukla proposed the name of Dr. Narayan Bhaskar Khare to be the leader of the party in the Council, which was accepted. … Read More
…  On 24 May 1938 the Congress members of the State Legislative Assembly were invited at Pachmarhi. … Read More
1939 62 Years Old …  Congress opposed this and like other Congress ruled states the Cabinet in CP & Berar submitted its resignation in November 1939 and reverted to the task of opposing the War. … Read More
1946 69 Years Old In 1946 Nehru was elected President of the Congress. … Read More
1956 79 Years Old He died on 31 December 1956, at the age of eighty at New Delhi and was survived by his wife, six sons (Pt. … Read More
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