One of the pioneer leaders of Jat community, a freedom fighter and a social reformer, Prof. Sher Singh (Kadiyan), passed away in Delhi on 5 September 2009.
Born on 11 August 1917 in village Baghpur near Beri (Haryana), he was the key figure in the movement for creation of Haryana State. He was Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab before the creation of Haryana state. From 1967 to 1980, he also held the posts of Union Minister of State for Education, Defence and Communications. We have a page on Jatland Wiki on Prof. Sher Singh: