Rabi Ray

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Rabi Ray
ରବି ରାୟ
Portrait of Rabi Ray.jpg
Portrait of Rabi Ray
9th Speaker of the Lok Sabha
In office
19 December 1989 – 9 July 1991
Prime MinisterVishwanath Pratap Singh
Chandra Sekhar
DeputyShivraj Patil
Preceded byBalram Jakhar
Succeeded byShivraj Patil
Minister of Health and Family Welfare
In office
25 January 1979 – 14 January 1980
Prime MinisterMorarji Desai
Preceded byRaj Narain
Succeeded byMohsina Kidwai
Member of Parliament, Lok Sabha
In office
1989–1996
Preceded bySarat Kumar Deb
Succeeded bySrikant Kumar Jena
ConstituencyKendrapara, Odisha
In office
1967–1971
Preceded byB. Mishra
Succeeded byBanamali Patnaik
ConstituencyPuri, Odisha
Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha
In office
3 April 1974 – 2 April 1980
ConstituencyOdisha
Personal details
Born(1926-11-26)26 November 1926
Bhanagarh, Puri district, Odisha, British India
Died6 March 2017(2017-03-06) (aged 90)
Cuttack, Odisha, India
Political partyJanata Dal
Other political
affiliations
Janata Party (Secular),
Janata Party,
Samyukta Socialist Party,
Socialist Party
As of 11 July, 2009
Source: [1]

Rabi Ray (26 November 1926 – 6 March 2017) was an Indian socialist politician. He was the Speaker of the Lok Sabha from 1989 to 1991. He joined the Socialist Party in 1948, and later became member of the Samyukta Socialist Party, the Janata Party and the Janata Dal.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Former speakers - Rabi Ray". The Speaker, Lok Sabha official website. Retrieved 21 April 2010.
  2. "Former Lok Sabha Speaker Rabi Ray passes away". The Economic Times. 2017-03-06. Retrieved 2020-02-16.