Harishankar Tiwari challenged CM Veer Bahadur, fought independent elections inside the jail and changed the politics outside


Lucknow. There is a wave of mourning in Gorakhpur due to the death of Pandit Harishankar Tiwari. Political personalities from across the country are expressing condolences. There is an influx of those who have the last darshan. Pandit Harishankar, who has seen 90 years of life, may have spent his last days away from the noise of active politics, but the initial phase was such that his voice reached Indira Gandhi. Being a member of the Congress, Bahubali Pandit Harishankar Tiwari, who used to beat against the Chief Minister of the Congress, shook the politics outside while staying inside the jail. In the year 1985, Tiwari, who contested as an independent from jail and won, became synonymous with power. Along with this, there was such an entry of ‘Bahubal’ from Purvanchal in the house that this process continued continuously. Bahubali kept reaching directly from the Legislative Assembly to the Parliament.

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Raised voice against government harassment and reached the Legislative Assembly

A few years ago, Harishankar Tiwari, who was a minister continuously from 1997 to 2007, told the incident in an interview given to BBC. Told the BBC that “It was a reaction to the action that he entered electoral politics.” Harishankar Tiwari says in a BBC report, “I was already in the Congress party. Was a member of PCC, was a member of AICC. Had worked with Indira ji, but had never contested the election. The then state government harassed me a lot, sent me to jail in false cases and only after that I had to contest elections due to the love and pressure of the public.” After becoming an MLA while in jail, he also became a minister.

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Born in 1938, Tiwari loved indoor games

From 1997 to 2007, whichever government came to power, the name of Pandit Tiwari of Gorakhpur was assumed to be included in the list of those who took oath as ministers. Who was UP’s Bahubali leader Pandit Harishankar Tiwari, read his political journey” Harishankar Tiwari was born at Bhola Tiwari in Tanda village of Gola tehsil of Gorakhpur. Born on July 1, 1938, Tiwari did his post graduation from Gorakhpur University. National Degree College, Barhal, Gorakhpur, in 1973. He was also a member of the Gorakhpur University Court since 1965. According to the records of the 10th Legislative Assembly of Uttar Pradesh, if Harishankar Tiwari was interested in anything after social service, it was indoor games. I was in

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