Biography of Bansi Lal:

Bansi Lal was a prominent Indian politician who served as Chief Minister of the Indian state of Haryana and held various key positions in both state and central governments. 
Here’s a brief biography of Bansi Lal:

Early Life:

Bansi Lal was born on August 26, 1927, in Golagarh, British India (now in Haryana, India).
He completed his education from Agra University.
Early Life - Military Career - Political Career - Formation of Haryana Vikas Party - Legacy - Later Years of Bansi Lal

Military Career:

Bansi Lal initially had a career in the Indian Army. He served as an officer in the Indian Army before entering politics.
He played a role in the Indo-Pakistani War of 1965.

Bansi Lal’s Political Career:

Bansi Lal entered politics and joined the Indian National Congress (INC).
He served as the Chief Minister of Haryana for three non-consecutive terms:
  1. 1968–1975
  2. 1985–1987
  3. 1996–1999
He was a key figure in Haryana politics and contributed to the state’s development during his terms as Chief Minister.

Central Government Positions:

Bansi Lal also held important positions at the central level:
  He served as the Defense Minister of India from 1975 to 1977.
  He was the Union Railway Minister from 1980 to 1982.

Formation of Haryana Vikas Party:

Bansi Lal later had differences with the Congress leadership, leading to his expulsion from the party.
In 1996, he formed the Haryana Vikas Party (HVP) and allied with the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).

Later Years of Bansi Lal:

Bansi Lal remained active in Haryana politics and played a significant role in coalition governments.
He served as a Member of Parliament (MP) and as a Member of the Legislative Assembly (MLA) in Haryana.


Bansi Lal is remembered as a political leader who made substantial contributions to the development of Haryana.
He was known for his strong leadership and administrative skills.
Bansi Lal passed away on March 28, 2006.
Bansi Lal’s political career spanned several decades, and his legacy is remembered in the political history of Haryana.