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KUPPUSAMI, SHRI C.

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
KUPPUSAMI, SHRI C.

Constituency : Chennai North ( Tamil Nadu )

Party : Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)

Father’s Name Shri Chengalvarayan
Date of Birth 13 December 1926
Place of Birth Potharai, Distt. Tiruvannamalai (Tamil Nadu)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 16 September 1954
Spouse’s Name Smt. Andal
No. of Sons 1
No. of Daughters 1
Educational Qualifications Intermediate
Educated at Annamalai University, Chidambaram (Tamil Nadu)
Profession Trade Unionist , Journalist , Political & Social Worker , Publisher
Permanent Address 3-C, Old Tower Block,
Nandanam, Chennai- 600 035 (Tamil Nadu)
(044)24322255(R),24320280,
28241422 (O)
Fax: (044)28224422

Present Address 3, Mahadev Road
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels.(011) 23353663, 9868180363 (M)

Positions Held
1998 Elected to 12th Lok Sabha
1998-99 Member, Committee on Petitions
Member, Committee on Petroleum and Chemicals
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Surface Transport
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1999-2004 Deputy Leader, DMK Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Petitions
1999-2002 Member, Committee on Labour and Welfare
2000-2001 Member, Committee on Public Accounts
2000-2004 Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Textiles
2002-2004 Member, Estimates Committee
Member, Business Advisory Committee
Member, Delimitation Committee
Member Committee on Science and Technology
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
Leader, DMK Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
Chairman, Estimates Committee
Member, General Purposes Committee
Member, Committee on Railways
Member, Rules Committee
Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Publisher Uzhaippali—a Tamil monthly, an official organ of Labour Progressive Federation; and Trustee, Murasoli—a Tamil daily

Social And Cultural Activities
Sponsoring and participating in workers education classes, seminars, camps,workshops; imparting leadership training to the workers on behalf of Labour Progressive Federation; helping physically handicapped through Anna Memorial Trust; and also helping bright students through Murasoli Trust
Special Interests
Trade union activities and helping unorganised labour to organise themselves for achieving social justice
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading books, contributing articles to journals and watching cricket matches on Television
Countries Visited
Japan; as a member of National Productivity Council sponsored by the Asian Productivity Organisation, Japan
Other Information
Served 24 years in Railways; as Trade Union Leader, conducted and participated in Railways and All India Government Employees Strikes, 1968 and 1969; Member, All India Joint Action Committee for the Railway Strike in 1975; held various positions in Labour Progressive Federation since 1970 and its President since 1977; also President, Labour Wing, DMK since 1977

 

KULASTE, SHRI FAGGAN SINGH

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
KULASTE, SHRI FAGGAN SINGH

Constituency : Mandla (ST) ( Madhya Pradesh )

Party : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
E-Mail : fskulaste@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Shri Shobhan Singh Kulaste
Mother’s Name Smt. Hero Bai
Date of Birth 18 May 1959
Place of Birth Barbati, Distt. Mandla (Madhya Pradesh)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 14 May 1986
Spouse’s Name Smt. Savitri Kulaste
No. of Sons 1
No. of Daughters 3
Educational Qualifications M.A., B.Ed., LL.B.
Educated at Mandla College, Dr. Hari Singh Gaur University, Sagar and Rani Durgawati University, Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh)
Profession Agriculturist , Teacher , Political & Social Worker
Permanent Address Vill. Jewara, P.O. Devarikala,
Babalia Tehsil and Distt. Mandla-481 661 (Madhya Pradesh)
(07641) 271350,
9425163775(M)

Present Address 16, Dr. R.P. Road,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23358036, 23318998, 9868180495 (M)

Positions Held
1990-92 Member, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly
Member, Planning Board, Government of Madhya Pradesh
Parliamentary Secretary, Department of Public Health and Family Welfare, Government of Madhya Pradesh
1993 - 95 Member, Panchayat Board, Distt. Mandla, Madhya Pradesh
1996 Elected to 11th Lok Sabha
1996-97 Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
Member, Committee on External Affairs
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
Secretary, B.J.P
1998-99 Member, Committee on External Affairs and its Sub-Committee-II
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
Oct.-Nov. 1999 Union Minister of State, Parliamentary Affairs
22 Nov. 1999 -May 2004 Union Minister of State, Tribal Affairs

2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 4th term)
Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes
and Scheduled Tribes
Member, Committee on Coal and Steel

Social And Cultural Activities
Working for the spread of education in society; encouraging tribals to keep alive their cultural activities by forming several committees; founder and organiser of educational units; providing free education to the weaker sections of the society; established Babalia Development Block for the upliftment of Adivasis
Special Interests
Promotion of education in tribal areas
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Sports
Sports and Clubs
Archery, basketball, kabaddi, kho-kho , high jump, represented University and State levels in kabaddi, kho-kho and volleyball
Countries Visited
Nepal
Other Information
Principal, Higher Secondary School, since 1982; President, Tribal Development Council (Youth Wing), Madhya Pradesh, 1990-93; Joint Secretary, Tribal Development Council, Babalia-Jewara, Mandla, Madhya Pradesh; Member, (i) Madhya Pradesh Tribal Advisory Committee; and (ii) Select Committee on Tribals

 

KRISHNASWAMY, SHRI A.

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
KRISHNASWAMY, SHRI A.

Constituency : Sriperumbudur (SC) ( Tamil Nadu )

Party : Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (DMK)

Father’s Name Shri A. Adhisivam
Mother’s Name Smt. A. Naga Pooshnam
Date of Birth 12 December 1965
Place of Birth Ambattur, Distt. Triuvellore (Tamil Nadu)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 6 March 1996
Spouse’s Name Smt. Malathy
No. of Daughters 1
Educational Qualifications B.L.
Educated at Dr. Ambedkar Law College, Madras (Chennai)
Profession Advocate
Permanent Address No. 29, St. Thomas Street, Kamaraja Puram,
Pattabiram, Chennai- 600 072 (Tamil Nadu)
(044) 26850090

Present Address 30, North Avenue,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels.(011) 23094209, 9868180366(M)

Positions Held
1999 Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
1999-2001 Member, Rules Committee
Member, Committee on Defence
2001-2002 Member, Estimates Committee
1999-2004 Member, Committee on Information Technology
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Water Resources
Member, Committee on Privileges
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
Member, Committee of Privileges
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Civil Aviation
Member, Business Advisory Committee, Lok Sabha
Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme
Member, Committee on Finance

Social And Cultural Activities
Helping the poor, encouraging sportsmen by providing them sports materials and contributing funds; helps the physically handicapped by distributing wheelchairs and wheel tricycles
Special Interests
Creating self-awareness among the dalit people and addressing the public gatherings
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading books and watching television
Sports and Clubs
Participated in atheletics and weight lifting events in school and college days; Patron, Tiruvallur, District Football Association
Countries Visited
Chile, Guyana, Pakistan, U.K., U.S.A. and Venezuela
Other Information
President, Rotary Club, Tiruvallur; Secretary, Ambattur Bar Association; Tamil Ilakiya Mandra Secretary, Saint Mary`s Higher Secondary School, Perambur ; Assistant School Pupil Leader, Sir Ramsamy Mudaliar Higher Secondary School, Ambattur; Member, (i) Central Silk Board; and (ii) Committee on E.S.I., 1999-2004

 

KRISHNAN, DR. C.

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
KRISHNAN, DR. C.

Constituency : Pollachi (SC) ( Tamil Nadu )

Party : Marumalarchi Dravida Munnetra Kazhagam (MDMK)
E-Mail : drckrishnan@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Shri Chinnaswamy
Mother’s Name Smt. Palaniyammal
Date of Birth 7 June 1936
Place of Birth Pulia Kulam, Distt. Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 29 August 1974
Spouse’s Name Smt. S. Theymozhi
No. of Sons 2
Educational Qualifications M.B.B.S.
Educated at Madras Medical College, Chennai (Tamil Nadu)
Profession Medical Practitioner
Permanent Address 17/F3, Sundararaman Layout,
Madathukulam-642 113, Coimbatore (Tamil Nadu)
(04252) 252377, 253123

Present Address C-1/13, Lodhi Garden,
New Delhi - 110 003
Tel. (011) 24652593, 24699955, 9868180383 (M)

Positions Held
1999 Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Estimates
Member, Committee on Communications
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 2nd term)
Member, Committee on Defence
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways (Southern Railway)
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading books and newspapers
Sports and Clubs
Member, Lions Club, Madathukulam, Tamil Nadu
Countries Visited
Croatia, France and Switzerland
Other Information
Worked as Assistant Surgeon, Railway Hospital, Olavakod, Kerala, 1964; and Medical Officer, Madathukulam and Thungavi, Taluk Udumalpet, Distt. Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, 1964-94; Life Member, Indian Medical Association and took part in all its activities

 

KRISHNADAS, SHRI N.N.

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
KRISHNADAS, SHRI N.N.

Constituency : Palghat ( Kerala )

Party : Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M))

Father’s Name Shri Narayanan
Date of Birth 12 March 1959
Place of Birth Distt. Palghat (Kerala)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 20 March 1992
Spouse’s Name Smt. K. Geetha
Educational Qualifications B.A. (Eco.)
Educated at Chittur Government College, University of Calicut, Palghat (Kerala)
Profession Political & Social Worker
Permanent Address "The Nest", College Road,
Palghat - 678 001(Kerala)
Tel. (0491) 2500001

Present Address 307, V.P.House, Rafi Marg,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23736378, 9868180789 (M)

Positions Held
- President, Central Committee, Democratic Youth Federation of India
1996 Elected to 11th Lok Sabha
1996-97 Member, Committee on Commerce
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
Deputy Leader, C.P.I.(M) Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
1998-99 Member, Committee on Estimates
Member, Committee on Commerce
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
Deputy Leader, C.P.I. (M) Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Commerce
1999 - 2001 Member, Estimates Committee
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 4th term)
Chairman, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
Member, Committee on Commerce
Member, Estimates Committee
Member, General Purposes Committee
5 August 2006-onwards Member, Committee on Commerce
Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Won prizes in essay writing, versification and elocution during school and college days

Social And Cultural Activities
Office bearer of village library; President, "Swaralaya"-the wellknown Cultural Organisation which is promoting classical music and all forms of arts
Special Interests
Reading, music and swimming
Countries Visited
Cuba, France, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Russia, Syria, Thailand, U.A.E. and Vietnam

 

KRIPALANI, SHRI SRICHAND

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
KRIPALANI, SHRI SRICHAND

Constituency : Chittorgarh ( Rajasthan )

Party : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
E-Mail : sckriplani@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Shri Chetumal Kripalani
Mother’s Name Smt. Parvati Devi Kripalani
Date of Birth 18 July 1958
Place of Birth Nimbahera, Distt. Chittorgarh (Rajasthan)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 4 May 1984
Spouse’s Name Smt. Kamal Kripalani
No. of Sons 1
No. of Daughters 1
Educational Qualifications Graduate
Educated at Govt. Post Graduate College, Chittorgarh (Rajasthan)
Profession Businessman
Permanent Address Near Police Station, Station Road,
P.O. Nimbahera-312 601, Distt. Chittorgarh (Rajasthan)
(01477)221333,223333
Fax:(01477) 220443

Present Address A-5, M.S. Flats, B.K.S. Marg,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23315648, 9868180076(M)

Positions Held

1989-92 & 1998-99 Member, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly (two terms)
1994-98 Chairman, Zila Parishad, Chittorgarh
1999 Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Communications
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
2002-2004 Member, Committee on Rural Development
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
Whip, Rajasthan Bharatiya Janta Party in Lok Sabha
Member, Committee on Rural Development
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tourism

Social And Cultural Activities
Social Service
Countries Visited
Australia, Canada, France, New Zealand, Singapore, Thailand, U.K. and U.S.A.
Other Information
Member, Municipal Board, Nimbaheda and R.S. Roadways

 

KHANNA, SHRI VINOD

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
KHANNA, SHRI VINOD

Constituency : Gurdaspur ( Punjab )

Party : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
E-Mail : vkhanna@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Shri Kishanchand
Date of Birth 6 October 1946
Place of Birth Peshawar (Now in Pakistan)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 15 May 1990
Spouse’s Name Smt. Kavita
No. of Sons 3
No. of Daughters 1
Educational Qualifications Under Graduate
Educated at St. Xavier High School, Mumbai, Delhi Public School, Delhi, Lord Barnes High School, Devlali and Sydenham College, Mumbai (Maharashtra)
Profession Artist , Trader , Industrialist
Permanent Address 13-C, I.L.Palazzo, Malabar Hills
Mumbai - 400 006 (Maharashtra)
(022)23612677,23612666
Fax: (022) 23633053

Present Address Ab-8, Purana Quila Road,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tels. (011) 23782011, 9868180831 (M)
Telefax: (011) 23782225

Positions Held

1998 Elected to 12th Lok Sabha
1998-99 Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
Member, Committee on Urban and Rural Development and its Sub-Committee-I on Urban Affairs & Employment; and Action Taken Sub-Committee
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1999-2000 and 2002 Member, Committee on Defence
1999-2000 and 2000-2001 Member, Committee on Estimates
2000-2002 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Communications
1 July 2002 - 28 Jan. 2003 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Tourism and Culture
29 Jan. 2003- May 2004 Union Minister of State, Ministry of External Affairs
2004 Re-elected to 14 Lok Sabha( 3rd term)
2004-2005 Member, Committee on Installation of Potraits/Statues of National Leaders and Parliamentarians in Parliament House Complex
Member, Committee on Information Technology
10 Oct. 2004 onwards Member, Committee on External Affairs
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Road Transport and Shipping
Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Conferred, (i) Filmfare Award for Best Supporting Actor for the film—Haath Ki Safai, 1974; (ii) National Youth Film Award, 1974; (iii) Koomar International Art Academy Award for Best Actor for the film—Imtihaan; (iv) Film World Best Actor Award for his performance in the film—Shaque; (v) Giants International Award, 1987; (vi) Outstanding Citizens Award, 1990; (vii) Lions Club Award, 1991 for exceptional services rendered to society; and (viii) Film Fare Life Time Achievement Award, 2000

Social And Cultural Activities
Acted in more than a hundred feature films; and studying classical music
Sports and Clubs
Badminton; represented school and college in every sports event
Other Information
An active supporter of ‘World wide Fund for Nature’, “Beauty without Cruelty”, “Cry”, “Drug Abuse Information, Rehabilitation Centre”; Member, (i) General Assembly, Indian Council of Cultural Relations, 1998 onwards (ii) Film Development Council; and (iii) Organising Committee, International Film Festival of India, 1999

 

KHANDURI, AVSM,MAJ.GEN.(RETD.) BHUWAN CHANDRA

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
KHANDURI, AVSM,MAJ.GEN.(RETD.) BHUWAN CHANDRA

Constituency : Garhwal ( Uttrakhand )

Party : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
E-Mail : bc.khanduri@nic.in

Father’s Name Late Shri Jai Ballabh Khanduri
Mother’s Name Late Smt. Durga Devi Khanduri
Date of Birth 1 October 1934
Place of Birth Dehradun (Uttaranchal)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 17 February 1964
Spouse’s Name Smt. Aruna Khanduri
No. of Sons 1
No. of Daughters 1
Educational Qualifications B.Sc., B.E., M.I.E. (India), Long Defence Management Course
Educated at Allahabad University, Allahabad (Uttar Pradesh), College of Military Engineering, Pune (Maharashtra), Institute of Engineers, New Delhi and Institute of Defence Management, Secunderabad
Profession Engineer , Management Consultant
Permanent Address Jai Durga Niwas, 12, Vikas Marg,
Pauri Garhwal- 246 001(Uttaranchal)
(01368) 222600

Present Address 1, Dr. Bishambar Das Marg,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23352255, 23714433, 9868180405 (M)
Fax: (011) 23714433

Positions Held
1991-96 Elected to 10th Lok Sabha
1991-96 Chief Whip, Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.), Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
1992-97 Member, National Executive, B.J.P.
1996-97 Vice-President, B.J.P., Uttar Pradesh
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1998-99 Chief Whip, B.J.P. Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
Member, Committee on Public Accounts
Member, Rules Committee
Member, Business Advisory Committee
Member, Committee on Home Affairs; [Departments of, (i) Law and Company Affairs; Personal, Public Grievances and Pensions] and Convenor of its Sub-Committee on Personnel Policy of Central Para- Military Forces (CPMFs)
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
Chief Whip, B.J.P. Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
1999-2000 Member, Business Advisory Committee
Member, Committee on Home Affairs; [Departments of, (i) Law and Company Affairs; and (ii) Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions] and Convenor of its Sub-Committee on Personnel Policy of Central Para- Military Forces (CPMFs)

1999-2001 Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
2000-2001 Member, Committee on Ethics
2000-2003 Member, National Executive, Bharatiya Janata Party
Nov. 2000-23May 2003 Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Road Transport and Highways
24 May 2003- 21May 2004 Union Cabinet Minister, Road Transport and Highways
12 July 2003 - 8 Sept. 2003 Union Cabinet Minister, Road Transport and Highways with additional charge as Minister, Urban Devlopment and Poverty Alleviation
May 2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (4th term)
June 2004-August 2004 Chief Whip, B.J.P. Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
August 2004 Member, National Executive, B.J.P.
Chairman, Committee on Finance
Member, General Purposes Committee
Member, Buisness Advisory Committee
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
8 March 2007-onwards Chief Minister, Uttarakhand

Social And Cultural Activities
Managing "Chandra Ballabh Trust" started in Garhwal, in 1917 by his grand father; Patron, Parvatiya Sanskriti Parishad, Dehradun, 1990-93
Special Interests
Prohibition and cultural heritage of India; environment and forests, defence, social work, population control
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Sports and reading
Sports and Clubs
Vice-President, Archery Association of India, State President (Uttranchal); Defence Services Institute, Dhaula Kuan, New Delhi, and (ii) India International Centre, New Delhi ; Tennis, squash, hockey and football
Countries Visited
Austria, France, Germany, Holland, Japan, Malaysia, Switzerland, Thailand, U.K., Vietnam and U.S.A.
Other Information
Participated in Freedom Struggle as a student; served Indian Army, Corps of Engineers, 1954-1990, held various posts, (i) Commander of Regiment during Indo-Pak War, 1971, (ii) Commander of an Engineer Brigade, (iii) Chief Engineer; (iv) Additional Military Secretary, Army Headquarters; and (v) Additional Director General, Engineer-in-Chief’s Branch, Army Headquarters; conferred Ati Vishisht Seva Medal (AVSM) by the President of India for distinguished services in the Indian Army, 1982; Founder President, (i) Poorva Sainik Seva Parishad, Uttar Pradesh, 1992-2000; and (ii) Uttaranchal Pradesh Sangarsh Samsiti, 1994-96; Member, Wild Life Society of India, 1990-2000; Member, G.B. Pant Himalaya Environment and Development Committee, 1998-2000

 

KHANDELWAL, SHRI VIJAY KUMAR

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
KHANDELWAL, SHRI VIJAY KUMAR

Constituency : Betul ( Madhya Pradesh )

Party : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
E-Mail : vkkh@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Shri Ram Dayal Khandelwal
Mother’s Name Smt. Phool Kumari Khandelwal
Date of Birth 22 April 1936
Place of Birth Betul (Madhya Pradesh)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 17 February 1960
Spouse’s Name Smt. Kanti Khandelwal
No. of Sons 2
No. of Daughters 1
Educational Qualifications B.A., LL.B.
Educated at Nagpur University, Nagpur and Law College, Nagpur (Maharashtra)
Profession Advocate , Agriculturist
Permanent Address Thana Road, Kothi Bazar,
Betul- 460 001 (Madhya Pradesh)
(07141) 236039,
236539 (R), 231470, 233439(O)
Fax: (07141) 231113

Present Address 19, Canning Lane,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tel. (011) 23782543

Positions Held
1978-80 Chairman, Municipal Council, Betul
1980-82 President, Janata Party, Distt. Betul
1990-92 President, Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.), Betul
1996 Member, Executive Committee, B.J.P., Madhya Pradesh
Elected to 11th Lok Sabha
1996-97 Member, Committee on Finance
Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance
Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on the functioning of Wakf Board
1997 onwards Treasurer, B.J.P., Madhya Pradesh
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1998-99 Member, Committee on Public Accounts
Member, Committee on Transport and Tourism
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance
Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 1998
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Transport and Tourism
Member, Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament
2000-04 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance
2002-03 Member, Library Committee
Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area development Scheme
Member, Consultative Committee for Hindi, Ministry of Finance
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 4th term)
Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
Member, Committee on Transport, Tourism & Culture

Social And Cultural Activities
Made efforts for (i) the protection of environment; (ii) better health and educational facility for Adivasis; (iii) social and educational upliftment of Vaishya community; and (iv) promotion of education and educational institutuions
Special Interests
Reading, providing consultancy/suggestions for the development of industrial sector and economic reforms
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Travelling, social work, collection of articles and research
Sports and Clubs
Hockey and gymnastics; Vice-President, Hockey Federation, Madhya Pradesh; and Member, Kavi Sammelan Club
Countries Visited
Japan, Korea, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan and Thailand as Member of a Delegation to study the working of the system of Cooperative Banks, 1975; Chairman, Indian Delegation to AAPP Conference, Philippines, 2003
Other Information
Chairman, (i) District Land Development Bank, Betul, 1972-77; and (ii) District Central Cooperative Bank, Betul, 1990-93; and Member, Advisory Council, Customs and Central Excise, 1998-99 and 1999-2000

 

KHAN, SHRI SUNIL

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
KHAN, SHRI SUNIL

Constituency : Durgapur (SC) ( West Bengal )

Party : Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M))

Father’s Name Late Shri Narapati Khan
Date of Birth 28 August 1947
Place of Birth Maliara, Distt. Bankura (West Bengal)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 11 July 1987
Spouse’s Name Smt. Sreemoyee Khan
No. of Sons 1
Educational Qualifications B.A.
Educated at Burdwan University, Burdwan (West Bengal) (as private candidate)
Profession Political & Social Worker
Permanent Address Vill & P.O. Maliara,
Distt. Bankura- 722 101(West Bengal)
(03241) 54279

Present Address 108-110, North Avenue,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23736367, 9868180009 (M)

Positions Held
1983-87 Member, Maliara Village Panchayat, Distt. Bankura
1993-96 President, Maliara Village Panchayat, Distt. Bankura
1996 Elected to 11th Lok Sabha
1996-97 Member, Committee on Industry
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Steel and Mines
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1998-99 Member, Committee on Industry
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Steel and Mines
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Industry
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Steel
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 4th term)
Member, Committee on Industry
Member, Committee on Goverment Assurances

Social And Cultural Activities
Associated with social, cultural and other activities as President of a local club; promotion of education and assistance to flood victims
Special Interests
Literacy movement, social change, songs, theatre and film media, etc.
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Songs, reading and yoga
Countries Visited
Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Singapore, Switzerland and U.K.
Other Information
Served as master trainer of neo-literate students; volunteer trainer under the guidance of West Bengal Literacy Mission

 

KHAIRE, SHRI CHANDRAKANT BHAURAO

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
KHAIRE, SHRI CHANDRAKANT BHAURAO

Constituency : Aurangabad ( Maharashtra )

Party : Shiv Sena (SS)
E-Mail : cbkhaire@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Late Shri Bhaurao
Mother’s Name Smt. Vatsala Khaire
Date of Birth 1 January 1952
Place of Birth Sambhaji Nagar, Aurangabad (Maharashtra)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 5 January 1975
Spouse’s Name Smt. Vijayanti C. Khaire
No. of Sons 1
No. of Daughters 2
Educational Qualifications B.Sc. (1st Year), Diploma in Personnel Management
Educated at Marathawada University, Aurangabad (Maharashtra)
Profession Political & Social Worker , Industrialist , Trade Unionist
Permanent Address `Khaire Niwas` Opp. Vasant Bhawan, Machali Khadak,
Sambhaji Nagar, Aurangabad - 431 001 (Maharashtra)
(0240)2331125, 2331225
Fax: (0240) 2331225

Present Address 2, Teen Murti Lane
New Delhi - 110 011
Tels. (011) 23013525/8525
Fax: (011) 23013525

Positions Held
1985 Founder Member, Shiv Sena Party, Marathawada
1985-87 City Deputy Chief, Shiv Sena Party, Sambhaji Nagar (Aurangabad)
1987-90 City Chief, Shiv Sena Party, Sambhaji Nagar (Aurangabad)
1988 Elected as a Corporator, Municipal Corporation, Gulmandi Ward, Sambhaji Nagar Aurangabad
1988-90 Leader of the Opposition, Municipal Corporation,Sambhaji Nagar, Aurangabad
1990-99 Member, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly (two terms)
Member, Estimates Committee
Member, Vimukta Jati and Nomadic Tribe Welfare Committee
Member, Request Application Committee
Member, Legislation Reference Committee of Department of Urban Development
Member, District Planning Development Committee
Member, School Education Committee
1992-95 Sampark Pramukh, Shiv Sena Party, Aurangabad

May 1995-June 97 Cabinet Minister, Housing, Slum Improvement and Urban Land Ceiling, Maharashtra (made contribution in less developed areas, allotted free houses to about 5000 families under the Scheme, “Free Houses for 40 lakh Slum Dwellers” in Mumbai and worked for expansion of MAHADA`s scheme in various branches under the dynamic leadership of )
1995-99 Guardian Minister, District Aurangabad
Chairman, District Planning and Development Committee
1995-2003 Sampark Pramukh, Shiv Sena Party, Andhra Pradesh
June 1997-May1998 Cabinet Minister, Transport, Maharashtra (worked for re-establishment of economical side of State Transport Corporation with Healthy professional schemes; launched various discounted schemes for Senior Citizens, students and journalists etc., changed the number plates of State Transport buses from English to Marathi in view of Maharashtrian culture)
May 1998-Feb. 99 and April - June 1999 Cabinet Minister, Forests and Environment, Maharashtra (worked for development and expansion of Tiger Safari Project, Sanjay Gandhi National Park-Borivali, Mumbai and got special law recorded for reducing plastic utilisation) Mumbai, Maharashtra
Feb. 1999-April 1999 Cabinet Minister, Sports, Youth Welfare and Earthquake Rehabilitation, Maharashtra (worked for youth wing at State and National level and also promoted sports complex at district level)
Chairman, District Planning and Development Committee, Aurangabad
1999 Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
1999-2002 Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (M.P.L.A.D.S.)
1999-2004 Member, Committee on Defence
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Information Technology
2001 - Feb. 2004 Convener, Sub-Committee III on JPC on the function of Wakf Board
2002 - Feb. 2004 Convener, MPLADS Sub-Committee
Oct. 2002-Feb. 2004 Chairman, Standing Committee on Urban and Rural Development
Member, Business Advisory Committee (Lok Saha)
Oct. 2002-Feb. 2004 Leader, Shiv Sena Parliamentary Party (Lok Sabha)
2003 onwards Sampark Parmukh, Shiv Sena Uttar Pradesh
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 2nd term)
Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme
Member, Committee on Coal & Steel
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Chemicals, Fertilizers and Steel
2005 Convenor, Sub-Committee on Steel
April 2005 onwards Deputy Leader, Shiv Sena
Member, Employees State Ensurance Corporation
Oct. 2005 onwards Member, Standing Committee, ESI Corporation
2 January 2006 Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Wakf

Social And Cultural Activities
As a social worker, participated in social activities such as Ganesh Utsav, Shiv Jayanti, Durga Puja; associated with the activities of Shiv Sena; provided medical facilities to poor and needy such as ambulances etc.
Special Interests
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Religious activities
Sports and Clubs
Members of various clubs
Countries Visited
Bulgaria, Egypt, Hungary, Romania and South Africa
Other Information
Knowledge of Marathi, Hindi and English languages (reading, writing and speaking); Member, (i) Employees State Insurance Corporation, 2005; (ii) Standing Committee, ESIC

 

KAUSHAL, SHRI RAGHUVIR SINGH

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
KAUSHAL, SHRI RAGHUVIR SINGH

Constituency : Kota ( Rajasthan )

Party : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

Father’s Name Shri Kanhaiya Lal Kaushal
Mother’s Name Smt. Somvati Devi
Date of Birth 22 February 1933
Place of Birth Bhojakheri, Distt. Kota (Rajasthan)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 10 February 1954
Spouse’s Name Smt. Shakuntala Kaushal
No. of Sons 2
No. of Daughters 1
Educational Qualifications B.A., LL.B.
Educated at Government College, Kota (Rajasthan)
Profession Agriculturist
Permanent Address 14, Prof. Colony, Nayapura
Kota (Rajasthan)
(0744)2324100,23328001
Fax : (0744) 2332800

Present Address 50, Ashoka Road,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23357288, 9868180078 (M)

Positions Held
President, Bharatiya Janata Party, Rajasthan
1977-85 and 1989-98 Member, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly (four terms)
1993-98 Cabinet Minister, Government of Rajasthan
1999 Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme
1999-2000 and 2002-2004 Member, Committee on Defence
2000-2001 Member, Committee on Ethics
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways
1 Jan. 2002 - 31 Dec. 2002 Member, Committee on External Affairs
2002-2004 Member, Rules Committee
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme
Member, Committee on Water Resources
Member, Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas
Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Honoured with krishi Pandit title for sugercane production in Rajasthan
Special Interests
Studying
Countries Visited
Israel
Other Information
President, (i) Rajasthan A.B. Vidyarthi Parishad; (ii) Bharatiya Kisan Sangh Rajasthan; (iii) Kota Zila Sahkari Sangh; (iv) Marketing Society, Anta, Rajasthan ; and (v) Krishi Upaj Mandi, Anta, Distt. Baran, Rajasthan (Divisional President); Vibhag Karyavahak, R.S.S.

 

PRENEET KAUR, SMT.

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
PRENEET KAUR, SMT.

Constituency : Patiala ( Punjab )

Party : Indian National Congress (INC)
E-Mail : preneet@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Shri Gian Singh Kahlon
Mother’s Name Smt. Satinder Kaur
Date of Birth 3 October 1944
Place of Birth Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 31 October 1964
Spouse’s Name Capt. Amarinder Singh
No. of Sons 1
No. of Daughters 1
Educational Qualifications B.A., Teachers Training Certificate
Educated at St. Bedes College and Convent of Jesus and Mary College, Shimla (Himachal Pradesh)
Profession Political & Social Worker
Permanent Address New Moti Bagh Palace,
Patiala - 147 001 (Punjab)
(0175) 220550
Fax: (0175) 216201

Present Address 85, Lodhi Estate
New Delhi - 110 003
Tels. (011) 24616584, 24616583

Positions Held
1999 Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Food, Civil Supplies and Public Distribution
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
Member, Committee on Water Resources
Member, Committee on Empowerment of Women
Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
16 Aug. 2006-onwards Member, Committee on Empowerment of Women
16 Aug. 2006-onwards Member, Committee on Empowerment of Women

Social And Cultural Activities
Actively involved in social work in the Red Cross; was wawarded the certificate of Merit from the President of India`s for outstanding performance; Chariperson, Harijan Sevak Samaj; President, Citizen Welfare Council, Patiala and many other organisations
Special Interests
Reading and Art
Sports and Clubs
Golf; Member, (i) Golf Club, Chandigarh; and (iii) Golf Club, Patiala; Chairperson, Patiala Polo and Riding Club
Countries Visited
Widely travelled
Other Information
Ex-Maharani Sahiba of Patiala; Member, Animal Welfare Board of India, 2000-2001; Chairperson; (i) State Committee on Female Foeticide; (ii) Patiala Division and Urban Planning Authority; and (iii) Patiala Heritage Society; Member, (i) Regional Direct Taxes Advisory Committee(RDTAC), Income Tax; (ii) Punjab University Syndicate, Oct. 2004-31 August 2005; (iii) SBOP District Level Review Committee; (iv) Department of Perosnnel and Adminsitrative REforms Advisory Council, Punjab; STate Sub Montane and Kandi Areas Council; and (vi) Punjab State Bet Areas Advisory Council

 

KATHIRIA, DR. VALLABHBHAI

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
KATHIRIA, DR. VALLABHBHAI

Constituency : Rajkot ( Gujarat )

Party : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
E-Mail : drkathiriya@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Shri Ramjibhai
Mother’s Name Smt. Rambhaben
Date of Birth 30 November 1954
Place of Birth Kagvad, Distt. Rajkot (Gujarat)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 12 May 1980
Spouse’s Name Smt. Kantaben Kathiria
No. of Sons 1
No. of Daughters 1
Educational Qualifications M.B.B.S., M.S. (Surgery), LL.B.
Educated at B.J. Medical College, Gujrat University, Ahmedabad and LL.B Saurashtra University, Rajkot
Profession Medical Practitioner
Permanent Address Avkar 24-B, Vidyakunj Society, Amin Road,
Rajkot - 360 001 (Gujarat)
(0281)2431334
Fax (0281) 2465211

Present Address 78, Lodhi Estate,
New Delhi - 110 003
Tels. (011) 24635522, 9868180576 (M)

Positions Held
1995-96 President, Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.), Distt. Rajkot
1996-97 Secretary, B.J.P., Gujarat
1996 Elected to 11th Lok Sabha (1st term)
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Member, Committee on Defence
Member, Nursing Council of India
Member, All India Council of Health and Family Welfare
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term) (with highest margin of 3,54,816 in 12th Lok Sabha)
1998-99 Member, Committee on Petroleum and Chemicals
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Communications
Member, Tuberculosis Association of India
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
13 Oct. 1999-29 Jan. 2003 Union Minister of State, Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises
30 Jan. 2003- 8 Jan. 2004 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Human Resource Development
9 Jan. 2004- May 2004 Union Minister of State, Health and Family Welfare
2004 Re-elected to 14 Lok Sabha( 4th term)
Member, Committee on Industry
Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
Member, Indian Parliamentary Group
Member, Indo German Parliamentary Forum
Member, Indo-US Parliamentary Forum
Member, Indo-Japan Parliamentary Forum
Member, Indo-UK Parliamentary Forum
Member, Parliamentary Forum on Water Management
Member, Parliamentary Forum on HIV/AIDS
Member, Parliamentary Forum on Co-operation
Member, Federation of Legislators of India
Member, Constitution Club
Convenor- Sub Committee on Agro and Rural Industries
Member, Indian Council of Medicine and Research
Member, All India Council of Health and Family Welfare
Member, Consultative Committee on HRD
Member, Committee on Sarva Siksha Abhiyan
Chairman, Indo-Israel Parliamentary Friendship Goup
Member & Co-Chairman, International Medical Parliamentary Forum
Member, International Parliamentary Forum on Intellectual Property Rights
Books Published
i) Doctors! Beware of Eggs; and (ii) Spiritual Compilations
Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Contributed regularly papers on Medical Science in Medical Journals and articles on various current topics in Gujarati newspapers, magazines

Social And Cultural Activities
Trustee, (i) Shri Arvindbhai Maniar Trust, Rajkot; (ii) Sadbhavna Hospital, Mahuva, Gujarat; and (iii) Adarsh Seva Mandal, Patanvav, and (iv) Vasundhara Trust, Rajkot
Special Interests
Reading religious and spiritual books; Practicing Vipassana meditation and fond of performing various major surgical operations; working for water-shed activities, organic farming and rural development; organising Seminar on value education; and active in strengthening educational institutions
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
listening to old songs and bhajans; visiting tourist place and sight seeing; meeting the people; charitable and service activities
Sports and Clubs
Swimming and walking
Countries Visited
Belgium, China, France, Germany, Indonesia, Israel, Malaysia, Nepal, Netherlands, Pakistan,Thailand and USA; Attended, (i) International Medical Parliamentarians Conference on Women, Health and Environment at Bangkok in Thailand, 1997; (ii) SAARC Conference on Reproductive Health and AIDS, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1998; and (iii) IMPO Conference on Economic Crisis and its impact on Health, Jakarta, Indonesia, 1998; (iv) attended Annual Conference of AAPI, 2002, 2003 in U.S.A.; (v) attended Conference on HIV / AIDS amd Population in Pakistan,2004 (vi) Conference on Women`s Empowerment and Population Development in Malaysia 2004; (vii) Conference of Parliamentarians on Population Development, France 2004
Other Information
Associated with Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (R.S.S.) since childhood; participated in Nav-nirman agitation in Gujarat, 1973-74; as a surgeon, operated over 7500 patients and diagnosed and cured over 1,00,000 patients; associated with several medical organisations in different capacities in Rajkot and Saurashtra since 1983; donated blood 104 times; organised more than 500 general diagnostic camps and 350 blood donation camps; imprisoned during Emergency; introduced the mobile hospital concept, especially mobile dispensary service in rural areas; Member, (i) All India Council for Health and Family Welfare, 1998-99; (ii) Tuberculosis Association of India, 1998-99; (iii) Nursing Council of India 1996-97; (iv) International Medical Parliamentarian Association; (v) Divisional Railways Users’ Consultative Committee, Rajkot and Bhavnagar Division; (vi) Telephone Advisory Committee; (vii) Federation of Legislators of India (viii) International Forum of Parliamentarians on Intellectual Property; and (ix) National Cooperative Forum; (x) Constitution Club, Delhi; and (xi) Indian Council of Medical Research; Conferred Dadabhai Navarojaji Industrial Peace and Development Award, 2000; instrumental in organising (i) "Heavy meets the small" - a giant industrial show in Rajkot, 2000; (ii) Agro Vision-2003 (Revolutionary Agricultural Event); (iii) Rajkot Book Fair-2003; and (iv) Arogya Mela Feb. 2004; (v) Blood Donation Camp in which 5174 blood donors donated their blood at a time following the unprecedented earthquake in Gujarat in 2001, undertook untiring work of rescue, relief and rehabilitation of the affected people; tried to solve water scarcity problem with the help of Check Dams & Water Harvesting structures; and is popularily known as `Check-Dam Sansad ` professing faith in "Nothing but the hard work succeeds" and nurturing vision of " The glorious, the great and the divine India" of 21st Century

 

KATARA, SHRI BABUBHAI KHIMABHAI

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
KATARA, SHRI BABUBHAI KHIMABHAI

Constituency : Dohad (ST) ( Gujarat )

Party : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

Father’s Name Shri Khimabhai
Mother’s Name Smt. Savrupaben
Date of Birth 1 January 1961
Place of Birth Chitrodia, Distt. Dohad (Gujarat)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 2 April 1982
Spouse’s Name Smt. Sharadaben B. Katara
No. of Sons 2
No. of Daughters 1
Educational Qualifications B.Com
Educated at Gujarat University, Dohad (Gujarat)
Profession Agriculturist
Permanent Address Mandir Faliya, Jhalod, At & P.O. Jhalod,
Distt. Dohad - 389 170 (Gujarat)
(02679) 225000
Fax: (02679) 225111

Present Address 123, South Avenue,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tels. (011) 23793181, 9868180306 (M)

Positions Held
1999 Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Urban and Rural Development
2004 Re-elected to 14 Lok Sabha (2nd term)
Member, Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests
Special Interests
Agriculture, horticulture, animal husbandry and afforestation
Sports and Clubs
Interested in athletics; was 1500-metre and 5000-metre sprinter at the University level
Other Information
President, (i) Dharma Pracharak Vibhag, Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Dohad, 1987-92 (ii) Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Distt. Dohad, Gujarat, 1992-98; Director, Gujarat Tribal Development Corporation, 1998-99; Agriculture Officer, Gujarat State Land Development Coporation, 1981-98

 

KASWAN, SHRI RAM SINGH

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
KASWAN, SHRI RAM SINGH

Constituency : Churu ( Rajasthan )

Party : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
E-Mail : rekaswan@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Shri Deep Chand Kaswan
Mother’s Name Smt. Kasturi Devi
Date of Birth 10 August 1945
Place of Birth Kalri, Distt. Churu (Rajasthan)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 8 May 1965
Spouse’s Name Smt. Kamla Kaswan
No. of Sons 1
No. of Daughters 3
Educational Qualifications B.A., LL.B.
Educated at Doonger College, Bikaner and Rajasthan University, Jaipur (Rajasthan)
Profession Agriculturist , Political & Social Worker , Advocate
Permanent Address Deep Niwas, Sadulpur,
Distt. Churu - 331 023(Rajasthan)
(01559)224800,224902,
9414421800 (M)

Present Address 19, Meena Bagh,
New Delhi - 110 003
Tels. (011) 23793879, 23794918, 9868180582 (M)

Positions Held
- Sarpanch, Kalri, Distt. Churu, Rajasthan (13 years)
- President, Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.), Distt. Churu, Rajasthan
1991 Elected to 10th Lok Sabha
Member, Committee on Urban and Rural Development
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Surface Transport
1992 Member, National Executive Committee, B.J.P.
1992 onwards Member, National Council, B.J.P.
1998-99 Member, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly
1999 Elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Industry
Member, Committee on Privileges
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 3rd term)
Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
Member, Committe on Industry
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Commerce
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Industry

Social And Cultural Activities
Worked extensively for resolving problems of development in both rural and urban areas
Special Interests
Farming
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading
Countries Visited
Malaysia and Singapore

 

KASHYAP, SHRI BALIRAM

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
KASHYAP, SHRI BALIRAM

Constituency : Bastar (ST) ( Chhattisgarh )

Party : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
E-Mail : bkashyap@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Shri Mahadev Kashyap
Mother’s Name Smt. Radhibai Kashyap
Date of Birth 11 March 1936
Place of Birth Bhanpuri, Distt. Bastar (Madhya Pradesh)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 10 March 1958
Spouse’s Name Smt. Manaki Kashyap
No. of Sons 4
No. of Daughters 3
Educational Qualifications Under Matriculate
Profession Agriculturist , Political & Social Worker
Permanent Address Vill. and P.O. Bhanpuri, Fersaguda,
Teh. Jagrampur, Distt. Bastar (Chhattisgarh)


Present Address 22, Janpath,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels.(011) 23782357, 23782156,
9868180086(M)

Positions Held
1972-92 Member, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly
1977-78 Minister of State, Public Welfare Department, Government of Madhya Pradesh
1978-80 & 1989-92 Cabinet Minister, Tribal Welfare, Government of Madhya Pradesh
1998 Elected to 12th Lok Sabha
Whip, B.J.P. Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
1998-99 Member, Committee on Agriculture
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Food and Consumer Affairs
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Human Resource Development
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Commerce and Industry
2004 Re-elected to 14 th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
Member, Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution
Member, Committee on Petitions
Special Interests
Social and Political work

 

KAMAL NATH, SHRI

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
KAMAL NATH, SHRI

Constituency : Chhindwara ( Madhya Pradesh )

Party : Indian National Congress (INC)
E-Mail : nath@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Late Shri Mahendra Nath
Mother’s Name Smt. Leela Nath
Date of Birth 18 November 1946
Place of Birth Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 27 January 1973
Spouse’s Name Smt. Alka Nath
No. of Sons 2
Educational Qualifications B.Com.
Educated at St. Xavier’s College, Calcutta (West Bengal)
Profession Political & Social Worker
Permanent Address Vill. Shikarpur, P.O. Linga,
Distt. Chhindwara - 480 001(Madhya Pradesh)
Tel.& Fax.(07162)242233

Present Address 1, Tughlak Road,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tels. (011) 23792233, 23793396, 23011300

Positions Held
1980 Elected to 7th Lok Sabha
1985 Re-elected to 8th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1989 Re-elected to 9th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1991 Re-elected to 10th Lok Sabha (4th term)
1991-95 Union Minister of State, Environment and Forests (Independent Charge)
1995-96 Union Minister of State, Textiles (Independent Charge)
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (5th term)
1998-99 Member, Committee on Petroleum and Chemicals
Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Power
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (6th term)
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Finance
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Mines and Minerals
2001-2004 General Secretary, Indian National Congress
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 7th term)
23 May 2004 - onwards Union Cabinet Minister, Commerce & Industry
Books Published
India’s Environmental Concerns
Special Interests
Development of tribals and the oppressed classes, wild life, horticulture and socio-economic issues
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Listening to music
Sports and Clubs
Member, (i) Calcutta Cricket and Football Clubs; (ii) Tollygunj Club, Calcutta; (iii) Delhi Flying Club, and Ex-Chief Patron, Delhi Distt. Cricket Association
Countries Visited
Widely travelled; Member, (i) Indian Delegation to U.N., 1982, 1983; (ii) NAM Summit, 1983; (iii) I.P.U. Conferences, Nicaragua, 1987, Guatemala, 1988 and Cyprus, 1990; Member, Indian Parliamentary Delegation to (i) Tokyo, 1989; (ii) Cyprus, and (iii) U.K., 1990; led Indian Delegation to the World Conference in Paris, 1991; the UNEP Governing Council meeting in Nairobi, the PREPCOM IV discussion in New York and Kuala Lampur Conference, all in 1992; hosted the SAARC Environment Ministers` Conference in New Delhi and emerged as one of the chief spokesmen for developing countries at the UNCED in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992; also led national delegations to Finland, Sweden, Germany, Japan, Singapore, Dubai and UK and also to UNCTAD and UNEP
Other Information
During his tenure as Minister of Environment & Forests made a remarkable contribution to the enunciation and development of the National Policy on Ecological Conservation and the Abatement of Pollution; his policy initiatives include estabilishment of Environment Tribunal, the concept of Environment Audit, special measures for the further protection and conservation of wild life-fauna as well as flora and the establishment of Environment Brigades and Afforestation Brigades so as to enthuse the youth in the country and involve them, as well as many Non-Governmental Organisations, in active participation in the conservation of the environment; the afforestation and development of degraded wastelands in India was taken up on a massive scale under his stewardship; enunciated global concepts on Environmental Tariffs and conceptualised Global Emission Quotas; during his tenure as Minister of State, Taxtiles, the country touched new heights in production and export of cotton, the New Textile Policy was successfully launched to action an all time high export of garments and fabrics within one year of his taking over as Union Cabinet Minister for Commerce & Industry, India achieved highest level of export of 80 billion dollars in 2004-05; Patents amendment bill and SEZ bill were brought to Parliament; India played a major role in WTO under his leadership; President, (i) Board of Governors, Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad; (ii) Lajpatrai Smarak Mahavidyalaya Samiti, Ghaziabad; and (iii) National Colliery Workers Federation; and Chairman, Madhya Pradesh Child Development Council; Member, Board of Directors, Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO); Patron, (i) National Colliery Workers Federation; and (ii) Bharat Yuvak Samaj/Youth Wing of All India Bharat Seva Samaj; Member, Congress Working Committee; joined Indian National Congress as a youth worker in 1968

 

KAMAL NATH, SHRI

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
KAMAL NATH, SHRI

Constituency : Chhindwara ( Madhya Pradesh )

Party : Indian National Congress (INC)
E-Mail : nath@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Late Shri Mahendra Nath
Mother’s Name Smt. Leela Nath
Date of Birth 18 November 1946
Place of Birth Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 27 January 1973
Spouse’s Name Smt. Alka Nath
No. of Sons 2
Educational Qualifications B.Com.
Educated at St. Xavier’s College, Calcutta (West Bengal)
Profession Political & Social Worker
Permanent Address Vill. Shikarpur, P.O. Linga,
Distt. Chhindwara - 480 001(Madhya Pradesh)
Tel.& Fax.(07162)242233

Present Address 1, Tughlak Road,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tels. (011) 23792233, 23793396, 23011300

Positions Held
1980 Elected to 7th Lok Sabha
1985 Re-elected to 8th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1989 Re-elected to 9th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1991 Re-elected to 10th Lok Sabha (4th term)
1991-95 Union Minister of State, Environment and Forests (Independent Charge)
1995-96 Union Minister of State, Textiles (Independent Charge)
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (5th term)
1998-99 Member, Committee on Petroleum and Chemicals
Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Power
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (6th term)
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Finance
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Mines and Minerals
2001-2004 General Secretary, Indian National Congress
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 7th term)
23 May 2004 - onwards Union Cabinet Minister, Commerce & Industry
Books Published
India’s Environmental Concerns
Special Interests
Development of tribals and the oppressed classes, wild life, horticulture and socio-economic issues
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Listening to music
Sports and Clubs
Member, (i) Calcutta Cricket and Football Clubs; (ii) Tollygunj Club, Calcutta; (iii) Delhi Flying Club, and Ex-Chief Patron, Delhi Distt. Cricket Association
Countries Visited
Widely travelled; Member, (i) Indian Delegation to U.N., 1982, 1983; (ii) NAM Summit, 1983; (iii) I.P.U. Conferences, Nicaragua, 1987, Guatemala, 1988 and Cyprus, 1990; Member, Indian Parliamentary Delegation to (i) Tokyo, 1989; (ii) Cyprus, and (iii) U.K., 1990; led Indian Delegation to the World Conference in Paris, 1991; the UNEP Governing Council meeting in Nairobi, the PREPCOM IV discussion in New York and Kuala Lampur Conference, all in 1992; hosted the SAARC Environment Ministers` Conference in New Delhi and emerged as one of the chief spokesmen for developing countries at the UNCED in Rio de Janeiro in June 1992; also led national delegations to Finland, Sweden, Germany, Japan, Singapore, Dubai and UK and also to UNCTAD and UNEP
Other Information
During his tenure as Minister of Environment & Forests made a remarkable contribution to the enunciation and development of the National Policy on Ecological Conservation and the Abatement of Pollution; his policy initiatives include estabilishment of Environment Tribunal, the concept of Environment Audit, special measures for the further protection and conservation of wild life-fauna as well as flora and the establishment of Environment Brigades and Afforestation Brigades so as to enthuse the youth in the country and involve them, as well as many Non-Governmental Organisations, in active participation in the conservation of the environment; the afforestation and development of degraded wastelands in India was taken up on a massive scale under his stewardship; enunciated global concepts on Environmental Tariffs and conceptualised Global Emission Quotas; during his tenure as Minister of State, Taxtiles, the country touched new heights in production and export of cotton, the New Textile Policy was successfully launched to action an all time high export of garments and fabrics within one year of his taking over as Union Cabinet Minister for Commerce & Industry, India achieved highest level of export of 80 billion dollars in 2004-05; Patents amendment bill and SEZ bill were brought to Parliament; India played a major role in WTO under his leadership; President, (i) Board of Governors, Institute of Management Technology, Ghaziabad; (ii) Lajpatrai Smarak Mahavidyalaya Samiti, Ghaziabad; and (iii) National Colliery Workers Federation; and Chairman, Madhya Pradesh Child Development Council; Member, Board of Directors, Housing and Urban Development Corporation (HUDCO); Patron, (i) National Colliery Workers Federation; and (ii) Bharat Yuvak Samaj/Youth Wing of All India Bharat Seva Samaj; Member, Congress Working Committee; joined Indian National Congress as a youth worker in 1968

 

JIGAJINAGI, SHRI RAMESH CHANDAPPA

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
JIGAJINAGI, SHRI RAMESH CHANDAPPA

Constituency : Chikkodi (SC) ( Karnataka )

Party : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

Father’s Name Shri Chandappa
Mother’s Name Smt. Bhoramma
Date of Birth 28 June 1952
Place of Birth Atharga, Distt. Bijapur (Karnataka)
Marital Status Married
Spouse’s Name Smt. Shobha
No. of Sons 2
Educational Qualifications M.A.
Educated at New Arts College, Bijapur (Karnataka)
Profession Agriculturist , Musician , Trader , Industrialist
Permanent Address Vinoda Farm, Near Bhutanal Tank,
Bijapur-586 101 (Karnataka)
(08352)263233,264323

Present Address 3, Canning Lane,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tel. (011) 23782843

Positions Held
1983-98 Member, Karnataka Legislative Assembly (three terms)
1983 Minister of State, Home, Government of Karnataka
1984-85 Minister of State, Excise, Government of Karnataka
1996-98 Cabinet Minister, Social Welfare and Revenue, Government of Karnataka
1998 Elected to 12th Lok Sabha
1998-99 Member, Committee on Home Affairs and its Sub-Committee on Personnel Policy of Central Para-Military Forces (CPMFs)
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Absence of Members from the sittings of the House
Member, Committee on Commerce
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 3rd term)
Member, Committee on Government Assurances
Member, Committee on Defence
Special Interests
Upliftment of the poor
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Gardening
Sports and Clubs
Sportsman

 

JHA, SHRI RAGHUNATH

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
JHA, SHRI RAGHUNATH

Constituency : Bettiah ( Bihar )

Party : Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD)
E-Mail : rjha@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Late Shri Jiya Lal Jha
Mother’s Name Late Smt. Kalawati Devi
Date of Birth 9 August 1939
Place of Birth Amba Ojha Tola, Distt. Sitamarhi/Sheohar (Bihar)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 11 January 1952
Spouse’s Name Smt. Dev Karma Devi
No. of Sons 1
No. of Daughters 1
Educational Qualifications Intermediate
Educated at Bihar University, Muzaffarpur (Bihar)
Profession Agriculturist
Permanent Address Ragadiya Guest House,
Cold Store, Supriya Road, Bettiah (Bihar)


Present Address 14, Teen Murti Lane,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tels.(011) 23794021, 23794004, 9868180095 (M)

Positions Held
1972-98 Member, Bihar Legislative Assembly
1975-77 Chairman, District Board, Sitamarhi
1980-83 State Minister, Government of Bihar
1990-98 Cabinet Minister, Parliamentary Affairs, Food & Civil Supplies,
Health, PHED, PWD, Building and Agriculture, Government of Bihar
1999 Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
Chief Whip, Janata Dal (U)
2000-2001 Member, Committee on Agriculture
Member, Committee on Ethics
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Mines and Minerals
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 2nd term)
Member, House Committee
Member, Committee on Agriculture
Member, Railway Convention Committee
Member, Public Accounts Committee
5 August 2006 Member, Committee on Home Affairs

Social And Cultural Activities
Promoting education, helping rural people and handicapped children and other activities of social work; participated in cultural programmes organised at the state, district and block levels; and also participated in seminars conducted at national and state levels
Special Interests
Nation-building and upliftment of poor as well youth
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading newspapers, watching T.V. and listening to classical music
Sports and Clubs
Cricket, football, volleyball and carrom; instrumental in construction of sports complex in Sheohar
Countries Visited
Australia, Bulgaria, Egypt, France, Germany, Newzealand, Russia (Erstwhile U.S.S.R.), Singapore, Thailand, Romania, U.K. (to participate in the World Cooperative Conference) and U.S.A. to participate in the 59th Annual General Meeting of United Nations Organisation
Other Information
Worked for the establishment of two Secondary Schools for girls; DC Inter College and a hostel for Dalits; helped in constructing buildings for 5,000 Dalits under Indira Awas Yojana, Sheohar Bidhan Sakha

 

JATIYA, DR. SATYANARAYAN

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
JATIYA, DR. SATYANARAYAN

Constituency : Ujjain (SC) ( Madhya Pradesh )

Party : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
E-Mail : jatiya@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Shri Nathulal Jatiya
Date of Birth 4 February 1946
Place of Birth Jawad, Distt. Mandsaur (Madhya Pradesh)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 26 May 1966
Spouse’s Name Smt. Kalawati Jatiya
No. of Sons 2
No. of Daughters 3
Educational Qualifications B.Sc., M.A., LL.B., Ph.D.
Educated at Vikram University, Ujjain (Madhya Pradesh)
Profession Political & Social Worker , Lawyer , Agriculturist
Permanent Address 17/9, Ved Nagar,
Ujjain - 456 101 (Madhya Pradesh)
(0734)2512345,2512222

Present Address 4, Kushak Road,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tels. (011) 23795719, 23795799, 9868180542 (M)

Positions Held
1972-75 Vice-President, State Bharatiya Mazdoor Sangh
Organising Secretary, Yuva Jana Sangh, Madhya Pradesh
Organising Secretary, Bharatiya Jana Sangh, District Shajapur, Madhya Pradesh
1977-80 Member, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly
1977-78 Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly
1977-80 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Electronics, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly
1980 Elected to 7th Lok Sabha
1980 onwards Member, National Executive, B.J.P.
1980-84 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Labour
1985-87 President, B.J.P., Distt. Ujjain, Madhya Pradesh
1986-89 Member, Committee on Dowry Prohibition (Amendment) Bill
1987-89 President, B.J.P., Madhya Pradesh
1989 Re-elected to 9th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1990-91 Member, Committee on Official Language
Member, Consultative Committee, Department of Atomic Energy, Space, Electronics, Ocean Development and Ministry of Science and Technology
1991 Re-elected to 10th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1991-96 Member, Committee on Official Language
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
1992-94 Secretary, B.J.P., Madhya Pradesh
1993-96 Member, Committee on Industry
1996 Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (4th term)
1996 onwards Vice-President, B.J.P., Madhya Pradesh
General Secretary, All India Scheduled Castes Forum, B.J.P.
President, All India Scheduled Castes Forum, B.J.P.
1996-97 Secretary, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Forum in Parliament
Vice-President, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Forum in Parliament
Chairman, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table of Lok Sabha
Member, Committee on Communications
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
Member, Committee on Official Language
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (5th term)
1998-99 Union Cabinet Minister, Labour
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (6th term)
Oct.-Nov. 1999 Union Cabinet Minister, Urban Employment and Poverty Alleviation
22 Nov. 1999 - 1Sept. 2001 Union Cabinet Minister, Labour
1 Sept. 2001 - 22 May 2004 Union Cabinet Minister, Social Justice and Empowerment
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (7th term)
Chairman, Committee on Welfare of the Scheduled Castes & Scheduled Tribes
Member, General Purposes Committee
Member, Committee on Labour
Books Published
Alakh (Compilation of Poems) published in 1995
Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Actively associated with multifarious literary activities; organised Kavi Sammelans and Kavya Goshthis at national level; writing satirical articles and their publication in magazines; worked for promotion of Hindi in the country and abroad; and promotion of Devanagari script and Sanskrit to make Hindi a universal language

Social And Cultural Activities
Organised programmes for social equality and rural development; took part in Shramdan and made in-depth study of various evils in rural life like illiteracy, population explosion, malnutrition, court cases, alcoholism, etc. and made concerted efforts to overcome them; cultural development of rural areas and preparation and promotion of programmes for the development of villages of India i.e. Indian rural scenario, folk arts and culture
Special Interests
Yoga exercises, music, literature, art, organisation of cultural programmes, propagating social awareness, and creating public awareness about folk culture and traditions making all-out efforts for the creation of the society free from injustice and atrocities
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Indian games, poetry/kavi Sammelans, folk culture, writing Sulekh, agriculture, gardening and horticulture
Sports and Clubs
Yoga and exercise, athletics (races) Indian games; Joint Secretary, Constitutional Club
Countries Visited
France, Kenya, Mauritius, South Africa, Switzerland, Syria, U.A.E. and U.K.
Other Information
Secretary, Parliamentary Sanskrit Council; Member, Press Council of India; Convenor Trustee, Dr. Wakankar Bharati Sanskriti Anveshan Trust; Trustee, Dharma Yatra Maha Sangh; President, (i) Vivekanand Youth Welfare Council; and (ii) Dr. Ambedkar Smriti Samarak; faced lathi charge/firing in agitation for the redressal of grievances of the workers and sent to jail several times; detained under MISA during Emergency; undertook Padyatra for creating awareness among people; hoisted national flag at Srinagar during Ekta Yatra; and participated in adventurous expeditions

 

JALAPPA, SHRI R.L.

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
JALAPPA, SHRI R.L.

Constituency : Chikballapur ( Karnataka )

Party : Indian National Congress (INC)
E-Mail : jalappa@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Shri R. Laxminarayanappa
Mother’s Name Late Smt. Narasamma
Date of Birth 19 October 1925
Place of Birth Tubagere, Distt. Bangalore (Karnataka)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 3 June 1982
Spouse’s Name Smt. Vijayalaxmi
No. of Sons 3
No. of Daughters 4
Educational Qualifications B.A.
Educated at Maharaja’s College, Mysore (Karnataka)
Profession Agriculturist , Horticulturist , Educationist
Permanent Address Alipura, Taluk Gowribidanur
Distt. Kolar - 563 101 (Karnataka)
(08155)88526

Present Address 5, Balwant Rai Mehta Lane,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23782371, 23782098

Positions Held

1980-83 Member, Karnataka Legislative Council
1983-96 Member, Karnataka Legislative Assembly
1983-84 and 1985-86 Minister, Cooperation, Government of Karnataka
1986-87 Minister, Home Affairs, Government of Karnataka
1995-96 Minister, Revenue, Government of Karnataka
1996 Elected to 11th Lok Sabha
1996-98 Union Minister of Textiles
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1998-99 Member, Committee on Finance
Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Urban and Rural Development
Member, Committee to Review the Rate of Dividend payable by the Railway undertaking to General Revenues
Member, Committee on Private Member`s Bills and Resolutions
Member, Committee on Estimates
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 4th term)
Member, Committee on Human Resource Development
Member, Public Accounts Committee
5 August 2006 Member, Committee on Human Resource Development

Social And Cultural Activities
Actively involved in educational activities, maintaining own library and encouraging cultural activities
Special Interests
Tree plantation
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Watching and playing games and participating in club activities
Countries Visited
Australia, Denmark, England, New Zealand, Russia, U.S.A. and West Germany
Other Information
President, (i) Taluk Development Board for 1968-73; (ii) Bangalore Distt. Central Co-operative Nov.1975-May1978; (iii) Karnataka State Co-operative Agriculture and Rural Development Bank; Nov. 1976-Feb.1980; and (iv) Sri Dev Raj Urs Education Trust, Kolar since 1985

 

JAISWAL, SHRI SHRIPRAKASH

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
JAISWAL, SHRI SHRIPRAKASH

Constituency : Kanpur ( Uttar Pradesh )

Party : Indian National Congress (INC)
E-Mail : spjaiswal@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Late Shri Ganga Prasad Jaiswal
Mother’s Name Smt. Chandrakali Devi
Date of Birth 25 September 1944
Place of Birth Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 28 April 1967
Spouse’s Name Smt. Maya Rani
No. of Sons 2
No. of Daughters 1
Educational Qualifications Intermediate
Educated at D.A.V. College, Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)
Profession Political & Social Worker , Businessman
Permanent Address 480, Pokkharpur,
Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh)
(0512)2450851,2450685

Present Address AB - 77, Shahjahan Road,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tels. (011) 23386124, 23070643, 9868180468 (M)

Positions Held
- Secretary, Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee (U.P.C.C.)
1989-92 Mayor, Kanpur City, Uttar Pradesh
- President, District Congress Committee (D.C.C.), Kanpur

Vice-President, U.P.C.C.
1999 Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
1999-2000 President, U.P.C.C.
Member, Committee on Petroleum and Chemicals
Member, Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 2nd term)
23 May 2004 - onwards Union Minister of State, Home Affairs
Sports and Clubs
Cricket

 

JAIN, SHRI PUSP

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
JAIN, SHRI PUSP

Constituency : Pali ( Rajasthan )

Party : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
E-Mail : puspjain@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Shri Johari Lal Jain
Mother’s Name Smt. Shobha Devi
Date of Birth 4 April 1956
Place of Birth Jaitaran, Distt. Pali (Rajasthan)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 26 April 1982
Spouse’s Name Smt. Manju Jain
No. of Sons 2
Educational Qualifications B.Com., LL.B.
Educated at Commerce College and Law College, Jaipur (Rajasthan)
Profession Advocate , Political & Social Worker
Permanent Address 86, Bapu Nagar,
Pali - 306 401 (Rajasthan)
(02932)225638,226753
Fax. (02932) 226753

Present Address 1, North Avenue,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23093687, 23093089, 9868180140 (M), 9829020947 (M)

Positions Held
1995-1999 Coucillor, Corporation, Pali (Rajasthan)
1999 Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Commerce
Member, Committee on Defence
Member, Committee on Absence of Members from the Sittings of the House
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 2nd term)
Member, Committee on Urban Development
Member, Philately Advisory Committee, Ministry of Communications
Member, Food Committee, Lok Sabha Secretariat
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance
Member, Hindi Advisory Committee, Ministry of Small Scale Industry

Social And Cultural Activities
Played active role in saving the cow progeny by providing them with fodder and water during famine in Rajasthan, made special efforts for protecting wild animals in Aravali mountain ranges, distributed relief material worth one crore rupees, collected with the co-operation of public, to the earthquake afftected people in Gujarat and took keen interest in the treatment of the ill fated people
Special Interests
Rural Development, social service, protection of wild animals, reading, visiting natural landscapes and historical places with friends and discussing social, political and philospphical matters
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Chess, attending congregations and kavi sammelan
Sports and Clubs
Hockey, football and Cricket
Other Information
Chairman, Advisory Committee, Food Corporation of India, 2000-2003; Zonal Chairman, Mahaveer International ; Member, Rajasthan Housing Board 1997-98

 

JAI PRAKASH, SHRI

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
JAI PRAKASH, SHRI

Constituency : Mohanlalganj (SC) ( Uttar Pradesh )

Party : Samajwadi Party (SP)

Father’s Name Late Shri Jagannath Prasad
Mother’s Name Smt. Vidyawati
Date of Birth 16 April 1958
Place of Birth Munda, Distt. Unnao (Uttar Pradesh)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 30 September 1985
Spouse’s Name Smt. Jyoti Prakash
No. of Sons 2
Educational Qualifications B.A., LL.B.
Educated at Lucknow University (Uttar Pradesh)
Profession Agriculturist , Businessman
Permanent Address (i) Vill. & P.O. Munda,
Distt. Unnao (Uttar Pradesh)
(05852)20717
(ii) 269, Eldeco Greens, Gomti Nagar,
Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh)
Tels. (0522) 2308400, 2309777
Present Address 143-145, South Avenue,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tels. (011) 23792445, 9868180112 (M)

Positions Held
1991 Elected to 10th Lok Sabha
1991-93 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Mines
1993-96 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
Member, Committee on Commerce
1996 Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Food, Civil Supplies and Public Distribution
Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 4th term)
Member, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table
Member, Committee on Private Member`s Bills and Resolutions
Member, Committee on Estimates

Social And Cultural Activities
Social work
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading, travelling, tourism and visiting historical monuments
Sports and Clubs
Cricket, billiards and golf
Countries Visited
Widely travelled

 

JAGANNATH, DR. M.

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
JAGANNATH, DR. M.

Constituency : Nagarkurnool (SC) ( Andhra Pradesh )

Party : Telugu Desam Party (TDP)
E-Mail : jagannath.m@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Late Shri M. Pullaiah
Mother’s Name Late Smt. M. Savaramma
Date of Birth 22 May 1951
Place of Birth Vill. Kondairu Mandal, Itkyal, Distt. Mahaboobnagar (Andhra Pradesh)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 12 November 1986
Spouse’s Name Smt. M. Savitri
No. of Sons 2
No. of Daughters 1
Educational Qualifications M.B.B.S., D.L.O., M.S. (E.N.T.)
Educated at Osmania Medical College, Hyderabad (Andhra Pradesh)
Profession Medical Practitioner , Political & Social Worker
Permanent Address H. No. 17-1-382/V/2/11, Vaishali Nagar Colony, Champapet,
Hyderabad- 500 079 (Andhra Pradesh)
(040)24078990,24075280

Present Address 9, Ferozeshah Road,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23782769, 9868180028, 9440297979 (M)

Positions Held
1996 Elected to 11th Lok Sabha
1996-97 Leader, Telugu Desam Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
Convenor, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Tribes and Scheduled Tribes
Member, Committee on Human Resource Development
Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on Women’s Reservation
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
General Secretary, SC/ST, Parliamentary Forum
Joint Convenor on Chief Whips and Whips Committee, Monitoring Group-A
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Member, Committee on Commerce
Member, Committee on Human Resource Development
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Member, Committee on Human Resource Development
Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 3rd term)
Member, Committee on Petitions
Member, Public Accounts Committee
Member, Committee on Water Resources
Co-Chairman, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes Parliamentary Forum

Social And Cultural Activities
Social service; organising social functions, free health camps for the poor in rural and urban areas
Special Interests
Social service
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading, music and spending time with family
Sports and Clubs
Cricket and kabaddi
Countries Visited
Widely travelled; Member Indian Parliamentary Delegation to Australia, Bangkok, Bangladesh, Canada, China, Cuba, Dubai, France,Hongkong, Iran, New Zealand, Singapore, Spain and U.K; represented India in the International Conference on Racism, South Africa; Member, Indo-China Parliamentary Committee, Malaysia
Other Information
Chairman, Vigilance & Monitoring Committee on Rual Development, Mahaboob Nagar; President, (i) Andhra Pradesh SC/ST Gazetted Officers Welfare Association, 1994-96; (ii) A.P. Arundatheeya Bandhu Seva Mandali; (iii) HMT Workers Union, 1996-2000: and (iv) Pragatools Limited (PTL) Workers and Employees Union since 2001;Vice-President, Post-Graduates Association, Osmania Medical College; General Secretary, (i) Sree S.A.P College, Vikarabad Ranga Reddy; (ii) Hyderabad E.N.T. Surgeons Association; and (iii) A.P. Adijambava Arundatheeya Federation; Secretary, Southern States Adijambava Arundatheeya Federation; Member,(i) Mointoring Committee on Chief Whips and Whips Recommendations; (ii) Court, University of Hyderabad; (iii) Advisory Committee to Andhra Pradesh SC/ST Welfare Association, 1993-96; and (iv) Indo-China Parliamentary Committee

 

HANDIQUE, SHRI BIJOY KRISHNA

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
HANDIQUE, SHRI BIJOY KRISHNA

Constituency : Jorhat ( Assam )

Party : Indian National Congress (INC)
E-Mail : handique@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Late Shri Krishna Kanta Handique
Date of Birth 1 December 1934
Place of Birth Jorhat (Assam)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 22 February 1965
Spouse’s Name Smt. Swarup Rani Handique
No. of Daughters 3
Educational Qualifications M.A.
Educated at Calcutta University, Calcutta (West Bengal)
Profession Political & Social Worker , Industrialist
Permanent Address Kushal Konwar Path,
Jorhat-785 001 (Assam)
(0376)2320166,2329088

Present Address C-2, M.S. Flats, B.K.S. Marg,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23718095, 23737960,23011705, 9868180151(M)

Positions Held
1972-76 Member, Assam Legislative Assembly
1973-78 President, District Congress Committee (D.C.C.), Jorhat
1973-91 Member, All India Congress Committee (Indira) [A.I.C.C. (I)]
1974-77 Chairman, Estimates Committee, Assam Legislative Assembly
Chairman, Inquiry Committee on Assam State Electricity Board
Member, Committee on Government Assurances, Assam Legislative Assembly
1980-86 Member, Rajya Sabha
1980-90 Vice-President, Pradesh Congress Committee (Indira) [P.C.C. (I)], Assam
1982-84 Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
1984-85 Member, Committee of Privileges
Member, Government Assurances Committee
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministries of Education, Sports and External Affairs
1991 Elected to 10th Lok Sabha
1991-96 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
Member, Committee on Official Language
Member, Committee on External Affairs
Member, Committee on Food and Civil Supplies
1992 onwards Member, All India Congress Committee (Indira) [A.I.C.C. (I)]
1996 Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1997-98 Member, Committee on External Affairs
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1998-99 Chairman, Railway Convention Committee
Member, Committee on Industry
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs

1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (4th term)
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Petroleum and Chemicals
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs
2003 Member, Congress Working Committee, AICC
Member, Rules Committee, Lok Sabha
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 5th term)
23 May 2004 - 28January 2006 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Defence; Parliamentary Affairs
29 January 2006-onwards Union State Minister, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers and Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Published poems in Anthology of American poetry entitled “The other side of the Mirror” and the “American Poetry Anthology” (Vol. IX, No. 4); and contributed to newspapers and periodicals

Social And Cultural Activities
Engaged in relief work in natural calamities; organiser of crafts among women; organised cultural activities among tea garden workers and rural population; and provided hostel facility to tribal students of tea estates
Special Interests
Developmental work, environment and foreign affairs
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading, poetry, bird-watching and collection of Orchids
Sports and Clubs
Tennis; and sports complex organiser
Countries Visited
Widely travelled; visited Germany, Netherlands and U.K. as a member of the World Trade Authority delegation sponsored by Union Ministry of Commerce; Represented India in, (i) World Congress of Peace Forces, Moscow, 1973; (ii) Disarmament Commission, Warsaw, 1975; as a member of Indian Parliamentary Delegation visited Democratic Republic of Korea on its foundation anniversary, 1984; Member, Indian Parliamentary Delegation led by, (i) Speaker, Lok Sabha to Cyprus, 1992, Thailand, 1997 and the 49th Commonwealth Parliamentary Association (CPA), Bangladesh, 2003; (ii) Vice-President of India to Morocco and Paris, 1993; (iii) Prime-Minister to Bangladesh for bilateral talks, 1997; and (iv) Deputy Speaker, Lok Sabha to Inter Parliamentary Union, Chile, 2003; represented India in the 48th session of the U.N.O., 1993; also visited many countries as a member of the study group of the Committee on Official Language
Other Information
Managing self-founded institutions; organised relief work; Chairman, (i) Kushal Konwar Indoor Stadium Committee; (ii) Jyoti Chitrobon-Film Studio Society (a Government Undertaking–the first film studio in public sector in the country), 1973-78; (iii) North-Eastern Handicrafts and Handlooms Development Corporation (a Government of India Undertaking); and (iv) Inquiry Committee on Assam State Electricity Board; Member, (i) Executive Council, Dibrugarh University; (ii) Court of North-Eastern Hill University, 1980-84; (iii) Tea Board; (iv) E.S.I. Corporation, 1980-84; (v) Wild Life Board of India, 1985; (vi) Indian Council of Cultural Relations (I.C.C.R.), 1985; and (vii) Trade delegation sponsored by the Trade Development Authority

 

GUDHE, SHRI ANANTRAO

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
GUDHE, SHRI ANANTRAO

Constituency : Amravati ( Maharashtra )

Party : Shiv Sena (SS)
E-Mail : amgudhe@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Shri Mahadeoappa
Mother’s Name Smt. Gorabai
Date of Birth 16 March 1956
Place of Birth Amravati (Maharashtra)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 17 June 1982
Spouse’s Name Smt. Vijaya Anantrao Gudhe
No. of Sons 2
Educational Qualifications M.A. (Part I in Political Science)
Educated at Nagpur University (Maharashtra)
Profession Businessman , Journalist , Sportsperson
Permanent Address Dahisath Road, Budhawara, Amba Gate,
Distt. Amravati- 444 601 (Maharashtra)
Tel. (0721) 2671467
Fax: (0721) 2573380

Present Address 143, North Avenue,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23093450, 9868180121(M)

Positions Held
1978-90 Deputy Chief, Shiv Sena, Distt. Amravati, Maharashtra
1988-92 President, S.T. Kamgar Sena, Amravati Region, Maharashtra
1990-93 Chief, Shiv Sena, Distt. Amravati, Maharashtra
1996 Elected to 11th Lok Sabha
Member, Committee on Transport and Tourism
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1999-2004 Member, Committee on Industry
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Environment and Forests
Member, Committee on Railways
Members, Committee on Petitions
Member, Sub-Committee on Vigilance Commission
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 3rd term)
Member, Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests
Member, Committee on Estimates
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agro and
Rural Industries and Ministry of Small Scale Industries
Special Interests
Reading, cultural activities, music and drama
Countries Visited
Australia, France, Holland, Japan, Netherlands, Panama, U.K. and U.S.A. ; Attended, Executive Committee Meeting, CPA, in Sarawak, 6-12 April 2003 as member of Indian Delegation headed by the Hon`ble Speaker, Shri Manohar Joshi
Other Information
Represented Nagpur University in the Inter-University Debate Competition held in New Delhi, 1984

 

GOHAIN, SHRI RAJEN

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
GOHAIN, SHRI RAJEN

Constituency : Nowgong ( Assam )

Party : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
E-Mail : rgohain@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Late Shri Shambhunath Gohain
Mother’s Name Smt. Sunmai Gabharu
Date of Birth 26 November 1950
Place of Birth Nagaon (Assam)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 2 October 1981
Spouse’s Name Smt. Rita Gohain
No. of Sons 2
No. of Daughters 3
Educational Qualifications B.A., LL.B.
Educated at Anandaram Dhekial Phukan College, Nagaon and Jalukbari,
Gauhati University, Guwahati (Assam)
Profession Agriculturist , Political & Social Worker , Businessman
Permanent Address Tilok Deka Road, Itachali,
P.O. & Distt. Nagaon - 782 001 (Assam)
(03672)223314,232084,236475

Present Address 185, South Avenue,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tels. (011) 23794472, 9868180654 (M)
Fax : (011)23794637

Positions Held
Founder-Member, B.J.P., Distt. Nagaon, Assam
President, B.J.P., Distt. Nagaon, Assam
Member, Nagaon Municipal Board
1999 Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Home Affairs
Member, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
Member, Committee on Water Resources
Member, Committee on Provision of Computers for MPs, Off. of Parties, Off.of LSS

Social And Cultural Activities
Participated in Assam Movement; Major donor for Shiv Mandir being constructed at Amolapatty, Nagaon, Assam
Special Interests
Fishing, hiking, gardening, cooking and watching sports, Discovery Channel, Hindi film songs and thriller movies on Television
Sports and Clubs
Football, cricket, hockey, table tennis and badminton; represented Assam in school level hockey team and was also a Long-distance runner in school days; presently acting as President, Assam Gymnastic Association; and Vice-President, Gymnastic Federation of India
Other Information
Founder, (i) Elite Club, Nagaon, Assam; and (ii) Miles Bronson Residential School near Last Gate, Guwahati, Assam

 

HUSSAIN, SHRI SYED SHAHNAWAZ

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
HUSSAIN, SHRI SYED SHAHNAWAZ

Constituency : Bhagalpur ( Bihar )

Party : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
E-Mail : shahnawaz@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Shri Syed Nasir Hussain
Mother’s Name Late Smt. Nasima Khatoon
Date of Birth 12 December 1968
Place of Birth Supaul, Distt. Supaul (Bihar)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 12 December 1994
Spouse’s Name Smt. Renu Hussain
No. of Sons 2
Educational Qualifications Diploma in Engineering (Electronics)
Educated at B.S.S.E., Supaul, Patna and ITI, Pusa, Delhi
Profession Political & Social Worker
Permanent Address Ward No. 8, Kosi Colony, Supual,
Bihar - 852131
Tel. (06456) 22037

Present Address 7, Pant Marg,
New Delhi
Tels. (011) 23351077,23311786

Positions Held
All India Secretary, Bhartiya Janta Yuva Morcha (BJP Youth Wing);
1999 Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
13 October 1999- 26 May 2000 Union Minister of State, Food Processing Industries
27 May 2000- 29 Sept. 2000 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports
30 Sept. 2000- 7 Feb. 2001 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Human Resource Development
8 Feb. 2001- 31 Aug. 2001 Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Coal
1 Sept. 2001- 23 May 2003 Union Cabinet Minister, Civil Aviation
24 May 2003 Union Cabinet Minister, Textiles
9 Nov. 2006 Elected in a bye-election

Social And Cultural Activities
Member, Delhi Wakf Board; Organising Secretary, All India IMAM Organisation; and General Secretary, Rashtriya Shakti Foundation
Special Interests
Social Work, Youth Welfare, Upliftment of Down-Trodden; Reading magazines and newspapers and watching T.V. news
Sports and Clubs
Cricket and football
Countries Visited
Abu Dhabi, Australia, Bahrain, Bangkok, Canada, Dubai, Egypt, France, Japan, Netherlands, Nepal, Oman, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia , Sri Lanka, Singapore, Switzerland, Turkey, United Kingdom, United States of America,
Other Information
Leader, (i) Indian Haj Goodwill Delegation, March 2000 and 2003; (ii) Indian official delegation to Sydney Olympics 2000; and (iii) Indian Tourism Delegation to Dubai, Abu Dhabi, Oman, Bahrain in May 2002; Participated in (i) Enterprises and Economic Development Training workshop organised by Common Wealth Youth Programme in Colombo (Sri Lanka), 1998; (ii) Commonwealth Education Ministers` Conference in Halifax (Canada), 2000; and (iii) Civil Aviation Ministers` Conference organised by ICAO in Montreal, Canada in September 2002.

 

FRANCIS GEORGE, SHRI K.

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
FRANCIS GEORGE, SHRI K.

Constituency : Idukki ( Kerala )

Party : Kerala Congress (KEC)

Father’s Name Shri K.M. George
Mother’s Name Smt. Marthamma George
Date of Birth 29 May 1955
Place of Birth Muvattupuzha, Distt. Ernakulam (Kerala)
Marital Status Married
Spouse’s Name Smt. Shiny Francis George
No. of Sons 3
Educational Qualifications B.A., LL.B.
Educated at Christ College, Bangalore and Kerala Law Academy, Law College, Trivandrum (Kerala)
Profession Agriculturist , Political & Social Worker
Permanent Address Kalambattuparambil, P.O. Mudavoor
Muvattupuzha-686 669 (Kerala)
(0485)2812875(R)

Present Address 14, South Avenue,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tel.(011) 23793253, 23010432, 9868180202(M)

Positions Held
1991 Member, District Council, Ernakulam, Kerala
1999 Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
Leader, Kerala Congress Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
1999-2000 Member, Committee on External Affairs
2001-2002 Member, Committee on Defence
2002-2004 Member, Committee on Industry
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 2nd term)
Member, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table
Member, Committee on Commerce

Social And Cultural Activities
Member, (i) Gandhiji Study Centre, Thodupuzha, Kerala; (ii) Mela Fine Arts Society, Muvattupuzha, Kerala
Special Interests
Reading, travelling, collection of stamps and watching films