Bulandshahr has been a hometown for many notable persons from ancient to modern India. This recognizes their contributions to humankind and to Bulandshahr’s history.
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CHAUDHRY CHARAN SINGH
Chaudhry Charan Singh was born in the Noopur in the then Bulandshahr District. His lineage was from the Jat king of Ballabhgarh Raja Nahar Singh who lost his life to hanging in 1858 for his strong participation in the 1857 mutiny and connected to Kuchesar estate through Nahar’s adopted son.
Chaudhry Charan Singh went on to become very briefly the 5th Prime Minister of India.
KUNWAR SURENDRA PAL SINGH
(Pilania) was MP to 3rd, 4th , 5th and 8th Lok Sabha from Bulandshahr (Lok Sabha constituency) in Uttar Pradesh State, India. He came into his inheritance as a young 10 year old and went in to marry the Princess of Bharatpur. He studied. at Col. Brawn’s School Dehra Dun, Eastborune College, Sussex and Cambridge University, U.K.; Agriculturist;
Deputy Minister, Ministry of External Affairs, March, 1967—February, 1973;
Minister of State for External Affairs, February, 1973—October, 1974;
Minister of State for Tourism & Civil Aviation, October, 1974—December, 1976;
Minister of State for Railways, December, 1976-—February, 1977;
Cabinet Minister, Government of U.P., February 7, 1984—January 5, 1985;
Member, U.P. Vidhan Parishad, May 1984—December, 1984;
Member, (i) Third Lok Sabha, 1962-67, (ii) 4th Lok Sabha 1967-70,
(i) Fifth Lok Sabha, 1971-77 and (iv) Public Accounts Committee, 1965-66.