Indian National Lok Dal
Ch. Devi Lal was born to Shugna Devi and Ch. Lekh Ram on 25 September, 1914 (Friday) in Teja Khera village of Sirsa district. Ch. Lekh Ram was a wealthy Jat landlord of Chautala village. Ch. Devi Lal, whose original name was Devi Dayal, received education up to middle school and also trained as a wrestler at an 'Akhara' in Badal village (Punjab). On Mahatma Gandhi's call, both he and his elder brother Ch Sahib Ram, left their studies unfinished to take part in the freedom movement.