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Seth Govind Das (16 October 1896 – 18 June 1974) was a freedom fighter and a distinguished parliamentarian. He belonged to the famous Maheshwari merchant family of Raja Gokuldas of Jabalpur. The family began as the banking firm of Sevaram Khushalchand, one of the “great firms” as termed by T.A. Timberg.
He was also a famous Hindi author. He is well known for his support of Hindi as the national language of India. He represented Jabalpur in the Indian Parliament from 1947 to 1974.
He was a close associate and follower of Mahatma Gandhi. He was jailed in Damoh for eight months by British, where he wrote four plays ‘Prakash’ (social), ‘Kartavya’ (mythological), ‘Navras’ (philosophical) and a ‘Spardha’(one act play).The Government of India awarded him the civilian honour of the Padma Bhushan in 1961.