Manikya Lal Verma

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Manikya Lal Verma
Prime Minister, United States of Rajasthan
In office
1948 - 1949
Succeeded byHiralal Shastri
Member of Parliament
for Tonk, Chittorgarh
In office
1952, 1957
Personal details
Born4 December 1897
Bijolia, Bhilwara district
Died14 January 1969(1969-01-14) (aged 71)
Political partyIndian National Congress
Spouse(s)Naraini Devi
Children1 son & 5 daughter

Manikya Lal Verma (4 December 1897 – 14 January 1969) was a member of Constituent Assembly of India in 1949. He was prime minister of Rajasthan, India before full formation of the state. He was elected to Lok Sabha in 1957 from Chittorgarh and in 1952 from Tonk. He was recipient of Padma Bhushan in 1965.[1]

He played pivotal role in Bijolia movement, a farmers agitation raised between 1919 and 1923 in Bhilwara. He died on 14 January 1969.

The Manikya Lal Verma Textile and Engineering College was named after him.


  1. ^ "Padma Awards" (PDF). Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. 2015. Archived from the original (PDF) on 15 November 2014. Retrieved 21 July 2015.

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