Kalyan Singh Kalvi
Minister of Energy
In office
1990 - 1991
Prime MinisterChandra Shekhar
Preceded byArif Mohammad Khan
Succeeded byN. K. P. Salve
ConstituencyBarmer
MP
In office
1989 - 1991
Preceded byVirdhi Chand Jain
Succeeded byRam Niwas Mirdha
Personal details
Born (1933-12-04) 4 December 1933 (age 88)
Kalvi, Nagaur, Rajasthan
Political partyJanata Dal
SpouseLad Kanwar
ChildrenLokendra Singh Kalvi (Son)

Kalyan Singh Kalvi Indian state of Rajasthan.[1]

Kalvi came from the village of Kalvi in Nagaur district, Rajasthan. He was Agriculture Minister in the Government of Rajasthan during the period when Bhairon Singh Shekhawat was Chief Minister. Later, he was elected to the Ninth Lok Sabha in the general election of 1989 from Barmer Lok Sabha constituency. Kalvi was close confidant of Chandra Shekhar and played a key role in formation of Shekhar's government after the fall of the V.P. Singh government. He became a cabinet minister in 1991, holding the portfolio for Energy. He died soon after. Kalvi was a leader of the Janata Dal political party and also prominent and popular in the rural areas of Rajasthan as well as in the Rajput community.

His son, Lokendra Singh Kalvi, is a leader of the Rajput organisation Karni Sena, and has been associated with multiple political parties, including the Indian National Congress, and the Bahujan Samaj Party.[2] His grandson, Bhavani Kalvi, is a polo player who has represented India in the sport; another grandson, Pratap Kalvi, is a reputed marksman. and he is one best leadership to connect the rajput samaj

References

  1. ^ "Members of 9th Lok Sabha". Parliament of India. Archived from the original on 22 February 2012. Retrieved 2 March 2012.
  2. ^ "कभी भाजपा के बागी संग मिल राजनीति में उतरे थे लोकेंद्र सिंह कालवी, करणी सेना का वसुंधरा राजे से रहा है 36 का आंकड़ा".