Mohan Lal Sukhadia (31 July 1916 – 2 February 1982) was a prominent Indian politician and statesman from the state of Rajasthan. He served as the Chief Minister of Rajasthan for multiple terms and played a significant role in the development of the state.
He began his political career in the 1940s and was associated with the Indian National Congress (INC). He held various ministerial portfolios in the Rajasthan government before becoming the Chief Minister. Sukhadia served as the Chief Minister of Rajasthan from 1954 to 1971, making him one of the longest-serving Chief Ministers in the state’s history.
Under Sukhadia’s leadership, Rajasthan witnessed remarkable progress and development in various sectors. He focused on rural development, agricultural reforms, and infrastructure initiatives. Sukhadia’s tenure saw the establishment of educational institutions, irrigation projects, and industrial growth in the state.
Mohan Lal Sukhadia was known for his astute political acumen and administrative abilities. He played a crucial role in shaping Rajasthan’s economic policies and welfare programs. His emphasis on social justice, poverty alleviation, and inclusive development made him popular among the masses.