Prakash Chandra Sethi

Politician

1920 – 1996

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Who was Prakash Chandra Sethi?

Prakash Chandra Sethi an Indian National Congress politician was a Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.

He was twice the chief minister of the state from 29 January 1972 to 22 March 1972 and 23 March 1972 to 22 December 1975. Ideologically he always appreciated people like Shankar Dayal Sharma, Ravi Shankar Shukla, Guru Radha Kishan and Gandhian Mahesh Dutt Mishra. He was such an influential person but he never encouraged anyone to take any advantage of it. Though much is not talked about him as a politician but he was from the selfless school of thoughts and accessible to the public. PC Sethi as he was popularly known, was widely respected by the people of Indore and nation for his work.

During his tenure in the central government, Sethi was elected from the Indore constituency. He also held a number of positions in the Centre - Home Minister, Defence Minister, Minister of External Affairs, Finance Minister, Railways, and Housing and Development.

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Born
1920
Profession
Lived in
  • Madhya Pradesh
Died
1996

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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