Raja Ram Shastri (also Rajaram Shastri) (4 June 1904 - 21 August 1991) was an Indian educationist who was elected in the 1971 Indian general election as a Member of Parliament (MP) from Varanasi during the 5th Lok Sabha, the lower house of the Parliament of India. He was a professor and subsequently Vice-Chancellor of the Kashi Vidyapeeth from 1964 - 1971. He was the grand son of Rai Bahadur Thakur Jaiswal.

He served as a member of first National Commission on Labour[1] and received Padma Vibhushan in 1991,[2] the second highest civilian honor of India.

He died in New Delhi on 21 August 1991, aged 87.[3]


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  2. ^ "Padma Vibhushan Awardees". Ministry of Communications and Information Technology. Retrieved 28 June 2009.
  3. ^ "Obituary".