Shri Krishna Sinha (21 October 1887 – 31 January 1961) was an Indian politician and freedom fighter who played a significant role in the independence movement of India. He was the first Chief Minister of Bihar, a state in eastern India, after India gained independence in 1947.
Born in a small village in Bihar, Shri Krishna Sinha actively participated in the non-cooperation movement led by Mahatma Gandhi and played a pivotal role in mobilizing people against British colonial rule. He served as the President of the Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee and played a key role in organizing mass movements and protests against British rule.
Following India’s independence, Shri Krishna Sinha became the first Chief Minister of Bihar and held the position from 1946 until his retirement in 1961. As Chief Minister, he focused on agrarian reforms, education, and industrial development, aiming to uplift the socio-economic conditions of the people in Bihar.
Shri Krishna Sinha’s tenure witnessed significant progress in Bihar, with notable achievements in education, healthcare, and infrastructure development. He played a crucial role in promoting the rights and welfare of farmers, workers, and marginalized sections of society.
Shri Krishna Sinha’s contributions to the freedom struggle and his leadership as the first Chief Minister of Bihar have left a lasting impact on the state’s history. He is remembered as a visionary leader who dedicated his life to the service of the nation and the welfare of the people.