Ch. Harkisan Lal Kamboj - A well-known landlord and MLA

Ch. Harkisan Lal Kamboj - A well-known landlord and MLA

• Biographical Summary •

Date of Birth: 28 March, 1909
Place of Birth: Dharmewala, District Montogomery
Date of Death: 4 November, 1973
Place of Death: Sirsa
Father: Ch. Sobha Ram Kamboj
Mother: Smt. Vasan Bai Kamboj
Spouse: Smt. Ladikki Bai
Children: Sarv Mitter Kamboj
Profession: Politician

Chaudhari Harkisan Lal Kamboj was Son of Chaudhari Sobha Ram Kamboj. He belongs to Vinayak gotra / subcaste of Kamboj lineage. He was having 1 Brother: Lal Chand Kamboj and 3 sisters: Jatto Bai, Ram Devi and Karm Devi. He was elected as Member of Legislative Assembly (MLA) from Rori constituency two times in the row in the year 1968 and then 1972. He was a congress man. He was well-known personality in the Kamboj community and big landlord of Sirsa. He was born on March 28, 1909 at Dharmewala, District Montogomery (now in Pakistan.) He was married to Smt. Ladikki Bai. He was having 1 son and 3 daughters.

Education: B.A., with Honours in Economics. Up to Primary Classes-D.B. School dharmewala, Up to Middle Classes-D.B. Middle School, Dipalpur, Matric from Dayal Singh High School, Lahore, Graduation from D.A.V. college, Lahore.

Profession: Agriculture.

Social activities: Got three drains excavated in Ferozepur District by organizing voluntary labour in 1956, Got a road raised by organizing voluntary labour (about 2000 persons) from the villages, Got building of Primary School and High School constructed by voluntary labour and subscription in cash of about Rs. 25 thousand in Chak Budhoke, District Ferozepur, Got constructed dispensary building in Chak Budhoke, District Ferozepur, Worked vigorously for removing untouchability and for harijan uplift.

Language known: Hindi, Urdu, Punjabi, Parsian, English.

Recreations and entertainment: Morning Walk.

Hobbies: Social Service and tree planting.

Sports and Clubs: Boating, Volleyball, Athletic.

Offices held in various organizations: Member District Board, Montgomery, 1932-47, Member District Board, Ferozepur 1949-54, Vice-Chairman District Board Ferozepur, 1949-51, General Secretary D.C.C., Ferozepur 1956-58, financial Secretary D.C.C. Ferozepur 1964-66, Member Panchayat Samiti, Jalalabad (Ferozepur), 1958-67, Vice-president, All-India Kamboj Mahasabha 1956 to-date.

Conferences attended: All India Kamboj Mahasabha Annual Conferences at Patiala in 1923, at Wasawewala (District Montgomery) in 1926 and at Amritsar in 1928, A.I.C.C. Annual Conferences at Lahore in 1930 at Amritsar and at Faridabad in 1969, al India Kamboj Conferences at Sirsa in 1962 and Delhi in 1970.

Other information: Non-Vegetarian.

Permanent Address: 19 B Block Sirsa District Sirsa
House No. 163/B, Nai Mandi, Sirsa, District Hissar

Village Address: Village Baroowali First Tehsil Sirsa, District Hissar.

Deepak Kamboj

Deepak Kamboj

Deepak Kamboj started and conceptualized the powerful interactive platform - in September 2002, which today is the biggest and most popular online community portal for Kambojas in the world. He was inspired by the social and community work carried out by his father Shri Nanak Chand Kamboj. He has done research on the history, social aspects, political growth and economical situation of the Kamboj community. Deepak Kamboj is an author of various articles about the history of Kamboj community and people.