Mani Ram Arya

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Mani Ram Arya

Mani Ram Arya (Mothsara) was Freedom fighter and social worker from Churu district in Rajasthan. He was born in samvat 1966 (1909 AD) in village Deogarh, tehsil Taranagar, district Churu, Rajasthan.

His family

His father was Ch. Ramjas Arya (Mothsara) and mother Smt Sundar Devi. His mother died when he was 2 years old. His father was an army man.

He passed 4th class. He joined Chaudhary Kumbha Ram Arya and Ch. Hanuman Singh Budania during the freedom movement. He moved from village village to awaken the people. He struggled with the jagirdar of Bain (बांय)). He participated in procession against the arrest of Swami Karma Nand. He was a strong follower of Arya Samaj.

Political career

After Independence he was elected as tahsil sarpanch in the first panchayat election.

In 1961 he was elected pradhan of Taranagar Panchayat samiti. He was also Chairman of Central Cooperative Bank.

In 1977 he defeated Chandan Mal Vaid and got elected as MLA from Taranagar constituency.

Social Services

As pradhan of Panchayat samit he did commendable service for the spread of education. His work of building kunds in rural area of desert was appreciated. His contribution to the welfare of farmers is remembered by the people.


He died on 28 November 1998.

External links


Dharati Putra: Jat Baudhik evam Pratibha Samman Samaroh Sahwa, Smarika 30 December 2012, p. 70

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