Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant GB Pant, who made a special place in the Ghagha Saheb of Uttar Pradesh and played a key role in its construction, was the first CM of the UP and the fourth Minister of the Interior of the country. Pant was not only a great politician, but also a dedicated freedom fighter. Today is the birthday of Pandit Govind Ballabh Pant. He was born on September 10, 1887 in the village of Khunt in the district of Almora. He was originally from Maharashtra. His mother’s name was Govindi Bai, Pant takes its name from her name.
Govind Ballabh Pant was raised in the house of his maternal grandfather Badridatta Joshi due to his father’s government work and his transfer every year. His grandfather had a great influence on his personality and his political opinions. Govind Ballabh Pant moved from Almora to Allahabad in 1905. He obtained a law degree from Allahabad University and began practicing in Kashipur. It was said that Pant used to take only the real cases and leave the case when someone was lying. He had also fought the case of Ram Prasad Bismil, Ashfaq Ullah Khan and other revolutionaries involved in the Kakori affair.
His essay is a reflection of Indian philosophy. He raised his pen for national unity. Pant Ji, the enlightened class guide, disseminated the humanitarian findings from all the forums. Pant Ji, a strong supporter of national consciousness, shared the suffering of the poor and worked tirelessly to eliminate economic inequalities. Pant Ji became the first Prime Minister of the United Provinces in 1937 and the first CM of Uttar Pradesh in 1946. On January 10, 1955, he took over from the Ministry of the Interior of India. On Republic Day in 1957, the great patriot, skilled administrator, successful orator, rational and liberal Pant Ji was awarded India’s highest title, “Bharat Ratna”.