Ms Vimla Sharma, wife of Late Dr. Shankar Dayal Sharma, other relatives of the former President, Special Commissioner, Government of M.P.
is held in high esteem for his
learning, humanism and generosity, as much as for his
invaluable contributions in diverse areas of nation building, and for the cause of global peace and well being. Dr Sharma
actively participated in the historic Qui India Movement of 1942 during the National Freedom Struggle and in the Merger Movement of Bhopal
and underwent imprisonment for the cause.He
made invaluable contribution to the Nation's progress over a period spanning three decades both as a Legislator and as a Parliamentarian. In the early years of independence Dr Sharma was Chief Minister of Bhopal State and later a member of the State Cabinet in Madhya Pradesh and a Union Cabinet Minister.He held many important offices including Governor of Andhra Pradesh, Punjab and Maharashtra, Vice President of India (1987-92) and President of India (1992-1997).