Govind Ballabh Pant

24 Mar 2022  Thu

Govind Ballah Pant was an Indian Freedom Fighter and first chief minister of Uttar Pradesh. Govind Ballabh Pant was the key figure for the Indian Freedom Struggle along with Mahatma Gandhi, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, and Sardar Vallabh Bhai Patel.

Govind Ballabh Pant was appointed in Congress Party to represent Ramprasad Bismill, Ashfaqulla Khan, and other revolutionaries involved in the Kakori case. Pant also participated in protests against in Simon Commission in 1928. In 1930, he was arrested and imprisoned for several weeks for organizing a Salt March inspired by Gandhi's earlier actions. In 1933, he was arrested and imprisoned for seven months for attending a session of the then-banned provincial Congress.

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