Pt. Haribhau Upadhyaya
Chief Minister of Ajmer State
In office
24 March 1952 – 31 October 1956
Preceded byOffice Established
Succeeded byOffice Abolished
Personal details
Bhonrasa, British India
Died25 August 1972
Political partyIndian National Congress

Haribhau Upadhyaya was an Indian politician and an Indian independence activist. He was the Chief Minister of Ajmer state from 1952 to 1956.


He was born in 1892 at Bhaurasa village in present-day Dewas of Madhya Pradesh. In 1952, he was elected to the Ajmer Legislative Assembly from Shrinagar constituency as an Indian National Congress candidate[1] and became the Chief Minister of Ajmer state from 24 March 1952 to 31 October 1956. He was elected to the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly in 1957 from Kekri constituency and served as the Finance minister in Rajasthan government from 1957 to 1962. He was re-elected to the Rajasthan Legislative Assembly from the same constituency and served as the Education Minister in Rajasthan government from 1962 to 1967. He was awarded Padma Bhushan in 1966.[2] He died on 25 August 1972.[3]



  1. ^ "Statistical Report on General Election, 1951 to the Legislative Assembly of Ajmer" (PDF). Election Commission of India website. p. 4.
  2. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Retrieved 21 July 2015.
  3. ^ "Pandit Haribhau Upadhyaya :: Da'Sahab". Archived from the original on 3 April 2012. Retrieved 18 February 2011.