Barrister Thakur Chhedilal
Barrister Thakur Chhedilal was born in the year 1886 in a zamindar family of Akaltara town of Janjgir-Champa district of Chhattisgarh. His father's name was Shri Pachkode Singh. Barrister Chhedilal went to Oxford for higher studies after completing his Intermediate from Muir College, Prayag. There he completed his MA in History, L.L.B. and received the title of Bar-at-Law. He was very proficient in the languages of Hindi, English, Urdu and Sanskrit.
He made a significant contribution to the Civil Disobedience Movement. He did Mungeli He played an important role in bringing the farmers to politics. their work was mainly among the public. In the provincial elections of 1937, he was the Congress candidate from the Central Provinces (Central Provinces). Upon his victory as an MLA, he was elected. Being a legal scholar, he was, until (1946-50) Elected as a member of the Indian Constituent Assembly, and until (1950–52) he was a Provisional Parliament members were nominated. He died in the year 1953.
He is called the first barrister in Chhattisgarh after the partition of Madhya Pradesh.