Indian politician who served as the fifth Prime Minister of India from 1979 to 1980.
He attended Agra University and began practicing law when he was twenty-six.
He served as Deputy Prime Minister of India from 1977 to 1979 and Minister of Finance for six months leading up to his election as Prime Minister.
His ancestor was Raja Nahar Singh who led the Indian Rebellion of 1857 against the British.
He was a supporter of Mahatma Gandhi and was jailed several times for his political protests.