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Pandit Janeshwar Mishra, popularly known as Little Lohia, was born on August 5, 1933 in the village of Shubhnatha in Ballia. Due to their strong allegiance to socialist ideology, they were named as Little Lohia. He was a member of Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha several times. He worked in the cabinets of Morarji Desai, Chaudhary Charan Singh, Vishwanath Pratap Singh, Chandrashekhar, HD Deve Gowda and Ikkumar Gujral. Even after having been a Union minister for seven times, he had neither his own carriage nor the bungalow.

After completion of primary education in Ballia, he reached Allahabad in 1953, which was his work area. He started admission in the undergraduate arts section of Allahabad University and started studying in the Hindu Hostel and soon joined the student politics. On the issue of students, they carried out many agitations in which the students contributed to them. His political journey began in 1967. When he was in jail, the election of the Lok Sabha came. Chunnan Guru and Saligram Jaiswal contested against him from Phulpur to Vijayalakshmi Pandit. The election was seven days away and he was released from jail. Jnaneshwar had to face defeat in the elections. Vijay Lakshmi became the ambassador after this. After the by-election in Phulpur seat in 1969, Jnaneshwar got into the field from the Socialist Party and won. When he reached the Lok Sabha, Rajarayan gave the name of 'Little Lohia'. In Allahabad, people had already started calling him for the name of Lohia.(Janeshwar Mishra)

Janeshwar Mishra defeated Kamla Bahuguna in the elections of 1972 and Satish Chandra Khare, who was the advocate of Indira Gandhi in 1974. After this, in 1978, the ticket of Janata Party came from the Allahabad parliamentary constituency and defeated Vishwanath Pratap Singh. At the same time, he became the Union Petroleum, Chemical and Fertilizer Minister for the first time. A few days later he became restless After being healthy, he was given the power, conventional energy and mining ministry. Charan Singh became the Minister of Shipping and Transport in the Government. In 1984, Deora contested from the Salempur parliamentary constituency from Chandrasekhar. In 1989, fought on Janata Dal ticket with Allahabad and defeated Kamla Bahuguna. This time it became the communications minister. Then in the Government of Chandra Shekhar, in 1991, the Minister of Railways and HD Deve Gowda was made the Petroleum Minister in the Government of Water Resources and Inder Kumar Gujral Government. He was a Rajya Sabha member from 1992 to 2010.

This vocal speaker of socialism died on January 22, 2010 at the age of 76 at the age of 76 due to cardiac arrest (heart failure) in Bahadur Sapru Hospital, Allahabad. However, even if Jayeshwar Mishra is not from the body today, but he is still alive from his work.

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