Raja Gopal Singh

Summary

Raja Gopal Singh was a former Speaker of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly. He served as speaker in Janata Party rule from 25 September 1979 to 7 July 1980. Gopal Singh belongs to Rajput erstwhile Raja family of Bhadrajun thikana. He used to look after affairs of family heritage hotel (a fort converted hotel).

Raja Gopal Singh
Governor of Arunachal Pradesh
In office
16 Marach 1990 – 8 May 1990
Speaker of Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
In office
1979–1980
Preceded byLaxman Singh
Succeeded byPoonam Chand Vishnoi
Personal details
Died21 December 2010
NationalityIndian
Political partyJanata Party

He was MLA from Ahore in the Jalore district twice in 1977 and 1990.

Mr. Singh, who had been a Raja under the former Jodhpur State, represented Ahore Assembly constituency in Jalore district of the State twice.

Known as a gentleman politician, he was a much respected figure in western Rajasthan.

Not a person who hankered after power and position, he devoted more time in the past decade to conservation of water bodies and building of check dams in Jodhpur, Jalore and Pali districts than in politics.

He was one of the founder members of the water conservation NGO, Jal Bhagirathi Foundation.

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Government offices
Preceded by Governor of Arunachal Pradesh
17 March 1990 – 8 May 1990
Succeeded by
  • Rajasthan Assembly