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Legendary Person
Bindeshwari Dubey

Bindeshwari Dubey (14 January 1921 – 20 January 1993) was a freedom fighter and administrator who served as Chief Minister of Bihar between 25 March 1985 and 14 February 1988. Dubey left his engineering studies to join the freedom movement. He has also participated in Quit India Movement in 1942.


He was involved in the nationalisation of collieries in the Chhotanagpur region that was then a part of Bihar (nowJharkhand). He held the portfolios of Law, Justice and Labour in the Union Council of Ministers in Rajiv Gandhi's cabinet. Earlier, he had held offices a state level as Minister of Education, Transport and Health. He was a member of the Seventh Lok Sabha between 1980 and 1984, representing the Giridih constituency in Bihar. He was a member of the Rajya Sabha from 1988 until his death. Earlier he had been a member of Bihar Legislative Assembly during 1952-57, 1962–77 and 1985-88.

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