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Awadhesh Pratap Singh

(1888 – 1967) – (Madhya Pradesh)

Captain Kunwar Awadhesh Pratap Singh (Aged79) was born on October 1888 in Rampur Baghelan, Madhya Pradesh, India. He was a noted Indian politician and independence activist, and a member of the Indian National Congress party in Madhya Pradesh. He served as a member of the Indian Constituent Assembly, the Provisional Parliament, and the Rajya Sabha between 1952 and 1960.

In 1948, he became the Prime Minister of Rewa State and the Chief Minister of Vindhya Pradesh from 1948 to April 14, 1949. Singh was married to Maharaj Kumari, and they had one son and one daughter. His son, Govind Narayan Singh, became the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh. Singh passed away on June 16, 1967, in Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India. The Awadhesh Pratap Singh University in Rewa was named in his honor.