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Friday, May 25, 2007

MARANDI, SHRI BABU LAL

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
MARANDI, SHRI BABU LAL

Constituency : Kodarma ( Jharkhand )

Party : Independent (Ind.)

Father’s Name Shri Chhotu Lal Marandi
Mother’s Name Smt. Mina Murmu
Date of Birth 1 November 1958
Place of Birth Vill. Kodai Bank, Distt. Giridih (Jharkhand)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 11 May 1972
Spouse’s Name Smt. Shanti Devi
No. of Sons 2
Educational Qualifications Graduate
Educated at Ranchi University, Ranchi (Jharkhand)
Profession Agriculturist
Permanent Address Vill. Kodai Bank, P.O. Chandauri, P.S. Tisri,
Distt. Giridih - 815 301 (Jharkhand)
(06532)227400,(0651)2360091
Fax. (0651)2360091

Present Address 13, Janpath
New Delhi-110 001
Tel. 9868180438 (M)

Positions Held
1990 Organisational-Secretary, Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.), Santhal Pargana, Bihar
1994 Secretary, B.J.P., Bihar
1995 President, B.J.P., Vananchal State Committee, Bihar
1998 Elected to 12th Lok Sabha
1998-99 Union Minister of State, Environment and Forests
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
13 Oct., 1999- November 2000 Union Minister of State, Environment and Forests
2001-2004 Member, Jharkhand Legislative Assembly
2000-2003 Chief Minister,Jharkhand
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
Member, Committee on Human Resource Development
Member, Committee to Review the Rate of Dividend Payable by the Railway Undertaking to General Resources
Nov. 2006 Re-elected in a bye-election
Books Published
Greater Ranchi Kyon?(in Hindi)

Social And Cultural Activities
Making efforts to provide infrastructural facilities in the villages of Jharkhand; working for rural development, political and cultural awakening of Scheduled Tribes , upliftment of tribals, social harmony , promotion of Santhali language and folk artists of the State of Jharkhand
Special Interests
Folk literature of the country, environment protection and reading
Sports and Clubs
Archery, football and rural sports; organising sports competitions in the rural areas of the state of Jharkahand
Countries Visited
Bangladesh, Kenya, Malayasia, Singapore, Thailand and U.A.E.
Other Information
Organisational Secretary, Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Bihar, 1983-90; President, Bihar State Adivasi Morcha, 1992; Special Invitee, Union Cabinet Sub-Committee for Minorities, Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in1992; headed task force on Employment Generation in the field of Khadi and Village Industries for South Bihar, 1998

 

MANE, SMT. NIVEDITA

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
MANE, SMT. NIVEDITA

Constituency : Ichalkaranji ( Maharashtra )

Party : Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)
E-Mail : nivedita@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Shri Ghatage Vasantrao Raosaheb
Mother’s Name Smt. Sou. Ghatage Sunita Vasantrao
Date of Birth 11 April 1963
Place of Birth Murgud, Distt. Kolhapur (Maharashtra)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 4 July 1979
Spouse’s Name Late Shri Sambhajirao Rajaram Mane
No. of Sons 2
Educational Qualifications B.A. (Hons. in Political Science)
Educated at Shivaji University, Kolhapur (Maharashtra)
Profession Political & Social Worker , Agriculturist , Educationist
Permanent Address 157, "Ashirwad" Hind Co-operative Society Ltd.
Kolhapur - 416 003 ( Maharashtra)
(0231)667585,656158

Present Address 84, South Avenue,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tel.(011) 23793336, 9868180444(M)

Positions Held
1999 Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas
2000 - 2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha ( 2nd term)
Member, Committee on Petitions
Member Committee on Information Technology
5 August 2006 Member, Committee on Human Resource Development
Special Interests
Farming, social work and organising co-operative societies and educational institutions
Sports and Clubs
Cricket and football
Other Information
Keenly interested in women’s welfare and also in rural development; making efforts to bring people above poverty line, especially farmers by giving them assistance like irrigation facilities and offering remunerative prices for their produce etc.; President, Balasaheb Mane Education Trust, Rukadi, Distt. Kolhapur, Maharashtra; Secretary, Shivaji Memorial Trust, Hatkangale, Distt. Kolhapur, Maharashtra

 

MANDLIK, SHRI SADASHIVRAO DADOBA

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
MANDLIK, SHRI SADASHIVRAO DADOBA

Constituency : Kolhapur ( Maharashtra )

Party : Nationalist Congress Party (NCP)
E-Mail : mandlik@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Late Shri Dadoba Mandlik Tukaram
Mother’s Name Smt. Laxmibai Dadoba Mandlik
Date of Birth 7 October 1934
Place of Birth Murgud, Tal. Kagal, Distt. Kolhapur (Maharashtra)
Marital Status Widower
Date of Marriage 20 May 1962
Spouse’s Name Late Smt. Vijay Mala
No. of Sons 1
No. of Daughters 3
Educational Qualifications B.A. (Hons.)
Educated at University of Poona, Pune (Maharashtra)
Profession Agriculturist , Political & Social Worker
Permanent Address 242, Hind Co-op. Housing Society,
Ruikar Colony, Kolhapur - 416 005
(0231) 2656183,
9822079966 (M)
Fax: (0231) 2667220

Present Address 6, Windsor Place,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23354336, 23358699
Fax : (011) 23356250

Positions Held
1967-72 Chairman, Zila Parishad, Kolhapur
1972-78 and 1985-98 Member, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly (four terms)
1993-95 Minister of State, Irrigation, Education and Resettlement, Government of Maharashtra
1998 Elected to 12th Lok Sabha
1998-99 Member, Committee on Food, Civil Supplies and Public Distribution and its Sub-Committee-B on Department of Sugar and Edible Oils
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Private Members’ Bills and Resolutions
Member, Committee on Railways
2000 -2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Rural Development
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
Deputy Leader, Nationalist Congress Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
Member, Committee on Defence
Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs

Social And Cultural Activities
Organised Students’ Unions and set up Co-operative Sugar Factories, Milk and Farm Products Processing Units
Special Interests
Music, cinema, drama and reading
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Arts and culture
Sports and Clubs
Wrestling, kabaddi and gymnastics
Other Information
Participated in Goa Liberation Movement; Founder Chairman, (i) Krishi Udyog Sangh, Distt. Kolhapur; (ii) Sadashivrao Mandlik Kagal Taluka Sahakari Sakhar Karkhana Ltd., Hamidwada Kaulage, Tal. Kagal District Kolhapur, 1996; Chairman, (i) Kagal Taluka Supervising Union, 1962-67; (ii) Shetkari Sahakari Sangh, Kolhapur, 1976-78; (iii) Secondary School Non-Teachers Employees Organisation, Maharashtra, 1977-79; (iv) Vigilance and Monitoring Committee, Kolhapur Distt.; and (v) State Level Consultative Committee, Food Coporation of India; Director, (i) Dudhugangu Vedaganga Sahakari Sakhar Karkhana, Bidri; and (ii) Central Co-operative Bank Ltd., Distt,. Kolhapur; Founder, (i) Kagal Taluka Farmers’ and Students’ Organisation; and (ii) Jai Shivrai Education Society; General Secretary, (i) Students’ Organisation, Distt. Kolhapur, 1956-60, (ii) Shri Chatrapati Shahu Maratha Boarding, 1956, (iii) Rajaram College, Kolhapur, 1957-58; actively participated in Samyukta Maharashtra Movement; Maharashtra-Karnataka Border issue movement, 1956; and Goa Liberation movement; worked successfully as a Chairman of Public Works and District Health Department, Zila Parishad, Kolhapur; and Member, (i) District Development Board, Kolhapur, 1960-62; (ii) Development Council for Suger Industry; (iii) Konkan Railway Unser`s Consultative Committee; (iv) Telephone Advisory Committee, Kolhapur; and (v) Central Railway Mumbai Regional Consultative Committee

 

MALHOTRA, PROF. VIJAY KUMAR

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
MALHOTRA, PROF. VIJAY KUMAR

Constituency : South Delhi ( Delhi )

Party : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
E-Mail : vkmalhotra@nic.in,
vkmalhotra_bjp@yahoo.co.in

Father’s Name Shri Khazan Chand
Mother’s Name Late Smt. Sushila Devi
Date of Birth 3 December 1931
Place of Birth Lahore (Pakistan)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 9 May 1960
Spouse’s Name Smt. Krishna Malhotra
No. of Sons 1
No. of Daughters 1
Educational Qualifications M.A., Ph.D.
Educated at D.A.V. College, Lahore, Punjab University and Hans Raj College, University of Delhi, Delhi
Profession Educationist , Journalist , Medical Practitioner , Political & Social Worker
Permanent Address
Present Address 6, Dr. Bishamber Das Marg,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23715070, 23715051
Fax: (011) 23715045

Positions Held
1958-67 Member, Municipal Corporation, Delhi (two terms)
1967-72 Chief Executive Councillor, Delhi Administration (Chief Minister in Protocol)
1967-77 Member, Metropolitan Council, Delhi (two terms)
1972-75 President, Bharatiya Jana Sangh (B.J.S.), Delhi
1972-77 Chairman, Assurances Committee, Metropolitan Council, Delhi
Leader of Opposition, Metropolitan Council, Delhi
1977 Elected to 6th Lok Sabha
Member, Committee on Public Accounts
1977-80 President, Janata Party, Delhi
1980-84 President, Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.), Delhi
1983-90 National Secretary, B.J.P.
1989 Re-elected to 9th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1990 Chairman, Committee on Government Assurances
Chairman, Evaluation Committee under the Books Award Scheme for original writings in Hindi instituted by Ministry of Environment and Forests
Member, General Purposes Committee
Member, House Committee
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development (Deptt. of Sports)
Member, Consultative Committee constituted under Punjab State Legislature (Delegation of Powers) Act, 1987’
1993-98 Chairman, Plan Implementation Monitoring Committee, Delhi
Chairman, Moral Education Committee, Delhi
1994-1999 Member, Rajya Sabha
1994-96 Member, Committee on Urban and Rural Development
1996-97 Member, Committee on External Affairs
Member, Committee on Food, Civil Supplies and Public Distribution
Member, Railway Convention Committee
Member, Parliamentary Committee to Review the Rate of Dividend payable by the Railway Undertaking to the General Revenue
Member, Business Advisory Committee
Member, Ethics Committee
Member, Committee on Provision of Computers to members of Rajya Sabha
Member, Joint Committee of the Houses of Parliament constituted under sub-section (1) of Section 9 of the Salary, Allowances and Pension of Members of Parliament Act, 1954
Member, Library Committee
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs
1997-99 Chairman, Committee on Transport and Tourism
Member, Business Advisory Committee
Member, General Purposes Committee
1998-99 Chief Whip, BJP Parliamentary Party, Rajya Sabha
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
Chairman, Committee on Public Undertakings
1999-2004 Chief Whip and Spokesman, B.J.P. Parliamentary Party
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 4th term)
Deputy Leader, B.J.P. Parliamentary Party
Chairman, Public Accounts Committee
Member, General Purposes Committee
Member, Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law & Justice
Member, Business Advisory Committee
Books Published
(i) Ph.D. Thesis - Sohan Lal Dwivedi Aur Unka Sahitya; (ii) Hindutva Shadyantron Ke Ghere Mein; (iii) Kamal Shashwat Sanskritik Prateek; (iv) Lok Sabha Bhashano Ka Sangrah; and (v) Lotus- Eternal Cultural Symbol
Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Published articles in many periodicals and journals

Social And Cultural Activities
Former President, Delhi Social Welfare Board
Special Interests
History, Mythology and Vedic literature
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading, writing, music, chess, games and sports
Sports and Clubs
Chess, archery and badminton; President, (i) All India Council of Sports, 2002-2004; (ii) Archery Association of India since 1973; (iii) Commonwealth Archery Federation; and (iv) General Association of National Sports Federations of India; Senior Vice-President, Indian Olympic Association; Chief of the Mission, Indian Contingent to many Asian Games and Commonwealth Games; attended Olympic Games
Countries Visited
Widely travelled; represented Government of India to study 20 Metropolitan cities of the world to gain an insight into the problems of metropolitan areas; and as a sports official went to most of the countries of the world; also went abroad on various parliamentary study tours; represented India in the United Nations as a delegate and addressed the UN General Assembly
Other Information
Senior Lecturer and Reader, P.G.D.A.V. College, University of Delhi, Delhi (for 36 years); Chairman, (i) Committee on Property Tax, Delhi Administration; and (ii) Delhi Co-operative Housing Finance Limited; Member, (i) Samsad (Court) of Visva Bharati; (ii) Planning Board of Delhi; and (iii) National Co-operative Housing Federation of India; Former Chairman, Governing Body, Indira Gandhi Sports and Physical Institute; took active part in agitations as a student leader; a leader of refugees and also as a political leader and was arrested and imprisoned several times; was arrested in 1953 along with Dr. Shyama Prasad Mukherji, Shri N.C. Chatterjee and other eminent leaders under the Preventive Detention Act; and released under the orders of the Supereme Court; spent six months in Jail for Satyagrah to make Jammu & Kashmir an integral part of India; narrowly escaped a bullet in police firing in the cow protection campaign in 1966 and was kept in jail for fifteen days; arrested during Emergency and detained for 19 months in jails in Delhi, Ambala, Chandigarh and Hissar; and had to be admitted in the PGI Medical Institute, Chandigarh; participated in active protests for the causes of general public, workers, scheduled castes, traders, teachers, government servants and deprived classes on more than 200 occasions and was jailed many times

 

MAHARIA, SHRI SUBHASH

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
MAHARIA, SHRI SUBHASH

Constituency : Sikar ( Rajasthan )

Party : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

Father’s Name Shri Brijmohan Maharia
Mother’s Name Smt. Shanti Devi
Date of Birth 29 September 1957
Place of Birth Vill. Kudan, Distt. Sikar (Rajasthan)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 12 December 1980
Spouse’s Name Smt. Sushma Maharia
No. of Sons 1
No. of Daughters 1
Educational Qualifications B.A.
Educated at S.K. College, Sikar (Rajasthan)
Profession Agriculturist , Political & Social Worker , Industrialist
Permanent Address Fatehpur Road,
Sikar - 332 001 (Rajasthan)
(01572)252580,258580,
Fax: (01572) 251581

Present Address AB-4, Pandara Road,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tels. (011) 23073398, 23073399 , 9868180575(M)

Positions Held
1998 Elected to 12th Lok Sabha
1998-99 Member, Committee on Urban and Rural Development and its Sub-Committee on Ministry of Rural Areas and Employment
Member, Joint Committee on the Functioning of Wakf Boards
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tourism
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
13 Oct. 1999 - 29 Jan. 2003 Union Minister of State, Rural Development
29 Jan. 2003- May 2004 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution
2004 Re-elected to 14 Lok Sabha( 3rd term)
Member, Joint Committee on Salaries and Allowances of Members of Parliament
Member, Committee on Rural Development.

Social And Cultural Activities
President, Zila Sahakari Sangh; Secretary, Zila Udyog Sangh
Special Interests
Sports and public service
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading
Sports and Clubs
Table tennis; President, Zila Olympic Sangh, Sikar; Vice-President, Rajasthan Olympic Association; represented Rajasthan in National Athletics; won, (i) Silver Medal in 800 metre race; and (ii) Gold Medal in Rural National Games; Best Athlete in school games, 1975-76; First position holder in 400 and 800 metre race in University of Rajasthan, 1977, 1978 and 1979; represented Rajasthan at Inter University-Athletic Meets, 1977, 1978 and 1979
Countries Visited
Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia—as representative of Eicher Tractors Ltd., August 1986
Other Information
President, (i) Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.) Kisan Morcha, Rajasthan, since 1998; and (ii) District Sahakari Sangh, Sikar; Secretary, Industries Association, Rajasthan; Member, B.J.P. Election Committee, Rajasthan, since 1998

 

MAHAJAN, SMT. SUMITRA

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
MAHAJAN, SMT. SUMITRA

Constituency : Indore ( Madhya Pradesh )

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

Father’s Name Shri Purushotam Neelkanth Sathe
Mother’s Name Smt. Usha
Date of Birth 12 April 1943
Place of Birth Chiplun, Distt. Ratnagiri (Maharashtra)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 29 January 1965
Spouse’s Name Shri Jayant Mahajan
No. of Sons 2
Educational Qualifications M.A., LL.B.
Educated at Indore University, Indore (Madhya Pradesh)
Profession Lawyer
Permanent Address 90, Nandlal Pura,
Indore - 452 001 (Madhya Pradesh)
(0731)2431818,2430696

Present Address 8, G.R.G. Road,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23358373, 23718088

Positions Held
1982-85 Corporator, Municipal Corporation, Indore
1984-85 Deputy Mayor, Municipal Corporation, Indore
1989 Elected to 9th Lok Sabha
1990-91 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
President, Mahila Morcha, Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.), Madhya Pradesh
1991 Re-elected to 10th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1991-92 Member, Joint Committee for 73rd Constitution Amendment Bill
1991-93 Member, Joint Committee for Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques (Regulation and Prevention of Misuse) Bill, 1991
1991-96 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Communications
1992-94 Vice-President, B.J.P., Madhya Pradesh
1995-96 Secretary, B.J.P., Parliamentary Board
Chairman, Parliamentary Board, Madhya Pradesh
1996 Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1996 onwards Secretary, B.J.P.
1997 Member, Committee on Public Accounts
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (4th term)
1998 onwards General-Secretary, B.J.P.
1998-99 Convenor, Sub-Committee on Drug Control, Committee on Human Resource Development
Member, Committee on Human Resource Development and its Sub-Committee-I on Value-based Education
Member, Joint Committee on the Empowerment of Women and its Sub-Committee on Appraisal of Laws relating to Women—Criminal Laws
Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (5th term)
Oct. 1999- June 2002 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Human Resource Development
July 2002 - May 2003 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Communication & Information Technology
24 May 2003- May 2004 Union Minister of State, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 6th term)
Member, General Purposes Committee
Chairperson, Commmittee on Social Justice and Empowerment
Member, Panel of Chairmen, Lok Sabha
2005 Prabhari, Mahilla Morcha, B.J.P.
Member, Committee on Civil Aviation
Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Staged a play on Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar

Social And Cultural Activities
Discussions and lectures on historical personalities and Ramayana; Lectures on Marathi literature and poetry; and associated with cultural organisation, Sanand and similar other organisations
Special Interests
Women’s Welfare and Social Reforms; literature (poetry in particular) and watching dramas
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading, music, drama, cinema and singing
Sports and Clubs
Interested in Indian games, working for protection/development of playgrounds; and organised women’s kho-kho match in Indore
Countries Visited
Widely travelled
Other Information
President, Marathi Academy, Madhya Pradesh; Chairman,(i) Ahilya Utsav Committee, Indore; (ii) Contemporary Study Centre, Indore; Director, (i) Indore-Paraspur Sahakari Bank; and (ii) Maharashtra Brahmin Sahakari Bank; Secretary, Mahila Morcha, B.J.P., Madhya Pradesh for two years; Member, (i) Court of the University of Delhi since April 1990; and (ii) Central Supervisory Board on Pre-Natal Diagnostic Techniques

 

MAHAJAN, SHRI Y.G. *

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
MAHAJAN, SHRI Y.G. *

Constituency : Jalgaon ( Maharashtra )

Party : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

Father’s Name Shri Giridhar Kalu Mahajan
Mother’s Name Smt. Yashodabai Giridhar Mahajan
Date of Birth 12 May 1941
Place of Birth Nashirabad, Distt. Jalgaon (Maharashtra)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 29 May 1973
Spouse’s Name Smt. Pramila Yashwant Mahajan
No. of Sons 1
No. of Daughters 1
Educational Qualifications B.A., B.Ed.
Educated at Indore University, Indore (Madhya Pradesh)
Profession Agriculturist , Educationist
Permanent Address At & P.O. Nashirabad,
Distt. Jalgaon-425 309 ( Maharashtra)
(0257)2356325,
9422774320 (M)

Present Address 192, North Avenue,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23093805

Positions Held
1992-1999 President and Member, Zila Parishad, Distt. Jalgaon, Maharashtra
1999 Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Agriculture
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Human Resource Development
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 2nd term)
Member, Committee on Human Resource Development
Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments

Social And Cultural Activities
Active participant in anti-dowry movement, Scheduled Castes Association, Teachers Association, Milk Producers-cum- Agro Products Producers Protection Campaign; working for Cooperative Bank
Special Interests
Social service, political and agricultural development and promotion of social harmony
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading books
Sports and Clubs
Kabaddi and wrestling ;Member, (i) Gymkhana Club, Wellington; and (ii) Rotary Club
Countries Visited

 

MAYAWATI, KUMARI *

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
MAYAWATI, KUMARI *

Constituency : Akbarpur (SC) ( Uttar Pradesh )

Party : Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP)

Father’s Name Shri Prabhu Das
Mother’s Name Smt. Ram Rati
Date of Birth 15 January 1956
Place of Birth Delhi
Marital Status Unmarried
Educational Qualifications B.A., B.Ed., LL.B.
Educated at Kalindi College, University of Delhi (Delhi) and Ghaziabad, Meerut University (Uttar Pradesh)
Profession Political & Social Worker , Lawyer
Permanent Address Kothi No. 13A, Mall Avenue,
Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
221122,
FAX: 220550

Present Address C-1/11, Humayun Road,
New Delhi - 110011
(011) 3792735, 4610018, 4610016

Positions Held
1989 Elected to 9th Lok Sabha
1990-91 Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Communications
1994-96 Member, Rajya Sabha
Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
June-Oct. 1995 and March-Sept. 1997 Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh (two times)
1996-98 Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1998-99 Member, General Purposes Committee
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term)*
Leader, B.S.P. Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
2000-2001 Member, General Purposes Committee
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 4th term)

Social And Cultural Activities
Social service for the downtrodden and the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
Special Interests
To organise weaker sections of the society
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading, gardening, urban development and planning and labour welfare
Other Information
Teacher, Delhi Administration, 1977-84

* Resigned on 26.6.2004

 

MANN, SARDAR ZORA SINGH

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
MANN, SARDAR ZORA SINGH

Constituency : Ferozepur ( Punjab )

Party : Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD)
E-Mail : zs.mann@nic.in

Father’s Name Late Sardar Chand Singh
Date of Birth 18 June 1940
Place of Birth Vill. Chak Suhele Wala, Distt. Ferozepur (Punjab)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 6 November 1962
Spouse’s Name Smt. Sarabjeet Kaur
No. of Sons 2
No. of Daughters 2
Educational Qualifications Matriculate
Educated at Khalsa High School, Muktsar
Profession Agriculturist , Political & Social Worker , Trader
Permanent Address 86, Shaheed Bhagat Singh Colony,
Ferozepur City (Punjab)
(01632)222249,229249

Present Address 11, Meena Bagh,
New Delhi - 110 003
Tels. (011) 23792513, 9868180682 (M)

Positions Held
1972-98 Chairman, Gram Panchayat Suhele Wala, Punjab
1998 Elected to 12th Lok Sabha
1998-99 Member, Committee on Industry
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Agriculture
2002-2004 Member, Committee on External Affairs
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 3rd term)
Member, Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution
Member, Estimates Committee
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading, social work and watching cricket match
Countries Visited
Pakistan, U.K. and U.S.A.; visited Pakistan as a member of SAFMA Delegation in 2003
Other Information
Executive Member, Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (S.G.P.C.), Amritsar since 1996; and Member, Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research, Chandigarh, 1998-99

 

MANDAL, SHRI SANAT KUMAR

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
MANDAL, SHRI SANAT KUMAR

Constituency : Joynagar (SC) ( West Bengal )

Party : Revolutionary Socialist Party (RSP)

Father’s Name Late Shri Abatirna Mandal
Mother’s Name Late Smt. Lakshmi Mandal
Date of Birth 14 February 1942
Place of Birth Kalikatala, Distt. South 24 Parganas (West Bengal)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 13 December 1999
Spouse’s Name Smt. Anita Mandal (Roy)
Educational Qualifications B.A., B.Ed.
Educated at Banga Basi College, Calcutta, B.S. College, Tangarkhali, Distt. South 24 Parganas and Nandalal Ghose, B.T. College, Naihati, Distt. North 24 Parganas
(West Bengal)
Profession Teacher , Educationist , Political & Social Worker
Permanent Address Vill & P.O. Canning Town,
Distt. South 24 Parganas (West Bengal)
(03218)255222,255693,256160

Present Address 18, Mahadev Road,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23755215, 9868180019 (M)

Positions Held
1980 Elected to 7th Lok Sabha
1980-84 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Education
1984 Re-elected to 8th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1984-85 Member, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table
1986-87 Member, Committee on Government Assurances
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Communications
1989 Re-elected to 9th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1990-91 Member, Joint Committee on Offices of Profit
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Communications
1991 Re-elected to 10th Lok Sabha (4th term)
Member, Committee on Private Members’ Bills and Resolutions
1993-96 Member, Committee on Communications
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Communications
1996 Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (5th term)
1996-97 Member, Committee on Petroleum and Chemicals
Leader, R.S.P. Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
Member, Committee on Estimates
Member, General Purposes Committee
Member, Business Advisory Committee
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Communications
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (6th term)
Leader, R.S.P. Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
1998-99 Member, Committee on Estimates
Member, Committee on Government Assurances
Member, General Purposes Committee
Member, Business Advisory Committee
Member, Committee on Energy and its Sub-Committee-II on Coal
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (7th term)
Leader, R.S.P. Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
1999-2000 and
2001-2002 Member, Committee on Energy
1999--2001 Member, Committee on Estimates
2000-2004 Member,Consultative Committee, Ministry of Communications and Information Technology
2002-2004 Member, Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (8th term)
Member, Committee on Estimates

Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology
Member, Committee on Social Justice and Empowerment

Social And Cultural Activities
Upliftment of the poor peasants; involved in (i) Barga movement among the peasants in West Bengal; and (ii) Khet Majdur movement among agricultural workers in West Bengal
Special Interests
Associated with Sundarbans Bachao (Save Sundarban) movement in the Sundarbans region; and upliftment of the downtrodden in West Bengal
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Drama, theatre, playing, reading and social service
Sports and Clubs
Football, badminton and carrom
Countries Visited
Chile, France, Germnay, Mexico and U.S.A.; attended IPU Conference at Santiago, Chile in 2003 as a member of Indian Parliamentary Delegation
Other Information
President, (i) All India Revolutionary Youth Organisation, 1983-87; and (ii) Samyukta Kisan Sabha (S.K.S.) Distt. Committee, South 24 Parganas, 1987 onwards; Member, (i) R.S.P. District Committee, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal; (ii) District Executive Committee, South 24 Parganas, West Bengal; (iii) S.K.S., West Bengal State Committee; (iv) Governing Body, B.S. College, 1997-2001 and 2003-2005; and (v) Court of North Eastern Hill University, 1998; Associate Member, Delimitation Commssion of India, West Bengal

 

MAJHI, SHRI PARSURAM

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
MAJHI, SHRI PARSURAM

Constituency : Nowrangpur (ST) ( Orissa )

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

Father’s Name Late Shri Ghasiram Majhi
Mother’s Name Smt. Baidehi Majhi
Date of Birth 1 December 1961
Place of Birth Turunjiaguda, Distt. Nowrangpur (Orissa)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 11 May 1989
Spouse’s Name Smt. Kusum Majhi
No. of Sons 1
No. of Daughters 2
Educational Qualifications Graduate
Educated at R.C.D. High School, Nowrangpur and Vikram Dev College,
Jeypore (Orissa)
Profession Agriculturist , Political & Social Worker
Permanent Address Vill. Turunjiaguda, P.O. Maidalpur,
Via Rapadahandi, Distt. Nowrangpur -764 071(Orissa)
(06869)4000140030

Present Address 64, South Avenue,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tels. (011) 23792617, 9868180593 (M)

Positions Held
1992-94 State Secretary, B.J.P., Orissa
1995-97 General Secretary, B.J.P.S.T. Morcha, Orissa
1995 onwards Member, National Council, B.J.P.
1999 Elected to 13th Lok Sabha
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Labour and Welfare
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture
2001-2004 Member, National Executive, B.J.P.
2003-2004 Member, Committee on Absence of Members from the Sittings of the House
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
Member, Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Water Resources

Social And Cultural Activities
Closely associated with a number of voluntary organisations; received Dr. Ambedkar Fellowship Award in 1993 for social work
Special Interests
Social service and politics
Sports and Clubs
President, (i) Women`s Cricket Association, Nowrangpur, and (ii) Paramjit Memorial Cricket Association
Other Information
President, Maidalpur College; Member, Rehabilitation Council of India, 2005

 

MAHTAB, SHRI BHARTRUHARI

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
MAHTAB, SHRI BHARTRUHARI

Constituency : Cuttack ( Orissa )

Party : Biju Janata Dal (BJD)
E-Mail : bmahtab@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Dr. Harekrushna Mahtab
Mother’s Name Smt. Subhadra Mahtab
Date of Birth 8 September 1957
Place of Birth Agarpara, Distt. Bhadrak (Orissa)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 26 April 1982
Spouse’s Name Smt. Mahasweta Mahtab
No. of Sons 1
No. of Daughters 1
Educational Qualifications M.A. (English)
Educated at Utkal University, Bhubaneswar (Orissa)
Profession Journalist , Writer
Permanent Address Beharibagh, Chandni Chowk,
Cuttack- 753 002 (Orissa)
(0671)2607568,2608001(O),
2608002,2608003(R)
Fax: (0671)2607111

Present Address AB-94, Shahjahan Road,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tels. (011) 23782589, 23782742, 9868180308 (M)
Fax: 23872742

Positions Held
1998 Elected to 12th Lok Sabha
1998-99 Member, Committee of Privileges
Member, Committee on External Affairs
Member, Committee on Tourism
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Tourism
Member, Joint Parliamentary Committee on the functioning of Wakf Boards
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1999-2004 Member, Committee of Privileges
Member, Public Accounts Committee
Member, Committee on Commerece
Member, Committee on Labour
Member, Committee on Communications and Information Technology
Member, Joint Committee on the Central Vigilance Commission Bill, 1999
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 3rd term)
Member, Committee on Information Technology
Member, Committee on Estimates
Member, Committee on Finance
Member, Committee on Information and Broadcasting and Culture
Books Published
(i) Chalish Varshar Ganatantra; (ii) Dharma, Darshan, Drustikon; (iii) Diary-RU-Kiyadansa and (iv) Shesh-Prustha- Vol. I and Vol. II and Vol. III
Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Organising literary and cultural meetings at Cuttack, Bhubaneswar, Sambalpur through Prajatantra Prachar Samiti, Bisuv Milan and Basant Milan and Indira Gandhi Memorial Library

Social And Cultural Activities
Organising farmers through Pragati Orissa Krushak Parishad; Chairman, Prajatantra Prachar Samiti the pioneering house of culture in Orissa
Special Interests
Cultural and literary activities, foreign affairs and international understanding
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading, writing and travelling
Countries Visited
Widely travelled (15 countries); attended UN Summits at Copenhagen in Denmark and Rome in Italy; and 50th Anniversary of UN at New York in U.S.A.; visited U.S.A. through USIS; accompanied Prime Minister during his visit to Iran, Russia, Senegal, Tunisia and Venezuela; attended IXth and XIth NAM Conferences at Belgrade in Yugoslavia in 1989 and Cartegena in Columbia in 1995; and attended 52nd UNGA (United Nations General Assembly) in October 1998 as unofficial Member for two weeks representing Indian Mission in U.N.; visited Mexico as Member of Indian Parliamentary Delegation in May 2001; attended special session of UN for Children, as a member of Indian Parliamentary Delegation in May 2002; also attended 56th and 57th and 58th UN General Assembly as an unofficial delegate for two weeks representing Indian Mission in United Nations in October 2002, October 2003 and November 2004 respectively; participated in Commonwealth Parliamentary Union Workshop on `Right to Information` at Ghana in July 2004
Other Information
Actively participated in the All India Freedom Fighters’ Samiti; Head, Youth Wing of All India Freedom Fighters’ Samiti; Member, Central Advisory Board of Education, 1998-99

 

MAHATO, SHRI BIR SING *

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
MAHATO, SHRI BIR SING *

Constituency : Purulia ( West Bengal )

Party : All India Forward Bloc (AIFB)
E-Mail : mahatobs@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Late Shri Shashi Bhuson Mahato
Mother’s Name Late Smt. Keshabati Mahato
Date of Birth 14 September 1945
Place of Birth Saridih, Distt. Purulia (West Bengal)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 7 June 1971
Spouse’s Name Smt. Pushpa Mahato
No. of Sons 3
Educational Qualifications M.A., B.Ed.
Educated at Ranchi University, Ranchi and Sevayatan B.Ed. College, Calcutta University, Jhargram
Profession Teacher , Educationist
Permanent Address Vill. and P.O, Saridih,
Distt. Purulia (West Bengal)
(03254) 244001

Present Address 16, Mahadev Road,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23320860, 23327383, 9868180522 (M)

Positions Held
1978 onwards Secretary, All India Forward Bloc (A.I.F.B.), Distt. Purulia
1982-91 Vice-Chairman, Zila Parishad, Distt. Purulia
1984-91 Member, State Committee, A.I.F.B., West Bengal
1991-96 Member-Secretary, Central Committee, A.I.F.B.
1991 Elected to 10th Lok Sabha
1991-93 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways
1992-93 Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
1993-96 Member, Committee on Food and Civil Supplies and Public Distribution
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Communications
1996 Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1996-97 Member, Committee on Petroleum and Chemicals
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Coal
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1998-99 Member, Committee on Urban and Rural Development and its Sub-Committee-II on Ministry of Rural Areas and Employment
Member, Committee on Private Members’ Bills and Resolutions
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Agriculture
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (4th term)
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table
Member, Committee on Urban and Rural Development
Member, Committee on Food and Civil Supplies
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Communications
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 5th term)
Member, Committee on Finance
2005 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Communication
Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes
Member, Rules Committee
Books Published
(i) Problems of Teachers in West Bengal; and (ii) Problems of Lac Industry in India
Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Contributes articles to magazines and newspapers

Social And Cultural Activities
Actively involved in the social and cultural programmes of educational institutions of District Purulia and setting up of Junior High Schools, Higher Secondary Schools and College in West Bengal
Special Interests
Upliftment of rural poor, the tribals and the women; eradication of illiteracy; and patronisation of chho-dance
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Songs, dance, reading, writing, travelling and indoor games
Sports and Clubs
Football and cricket; and associated with several clubs
Countries Visited
Iraq, Italy and Veitnam
Other Information
President, (i) Netaji Subhas Ashram Degree College, West Bengal, 1987 onwards; (ii) West Bengal Teachers’ Federation, 1992 onwards; and (iii) Swami Sahajnanda Saraswati Ashram, Purulia; General-Secretary, All India Agragami Kisan Sabha, 1998 onwards; Member, (i) Sainik School,Purulia; and (ii) State Consumers Forum, West Bengal; National Railways User’s Consultative Council, New Delhi

* Resigned on 30.5.2006

 

LAHIRI, SHRI SAMIK

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
LAHIRI, SHRI SAMIK

Constituency : Diamond Harbour ( West Bengal )

Party : Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M))
E-Mail : lahiris@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Shri Satyendra Lal Lahiri
Mother’s Name Smt. Krishna Lahiri
Date of Birth 27 February 1967
Place of Birth Purnea (Bihar)
Marital Status Unmarried
Educational Qualifications B.A.
Educated at Calcutta University, Calcutta (West Bengal)
Profession Political & Social Worker
Permanent Address 379/1, Parnasree,
Calcutta - 700 060 (West Bengal)
(033)24514248,24518391

Present Address 12, Windsor Place,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23736368, 23753393, 23358426, 9868180127 (M)

Positions Held
1996 Elected to 11th Lok Sabha
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1998-99 Member, Committee on Human Resource Development and its Sub-Committee-II on Medical Education; and Convenor of its Sub-Committee on problems of school drop-outs
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Surface Transport
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1999-2004 Member, Committee on Human Resource Development
Member, Library Committee
Member, Committee on Estimates
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 4th term)
Member, Committee on Estimates
Member, Library Committee
Member, Committee on Transport, Tourism & Culture
Books Published
Former Editor, Students Struggle and ‘Chhatra Sangram’
Special Interests
Cricket and football
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading books and listening to music
Countries Visited
Visited Cuba and Italy as Convenor, National Preparatory Committee; Member, Indian Parliamentary Delegation, 14th International Youth Festival, Mauritius

 

KYNDIAH, SHRI PATY RIPPLE

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
KYNDIAH, SHRI PATY RIPPLE

Constituency : Shillong ( Meghalaya )

Party : Indian National Congress (INC)

Father’s Name Late Shri Paty Laloo
Mother’s Name Late Smt. Sandrina Kyndiah
Date of Birth 7 May 1928
Place of Birth Shillong, Distt. East Khasi Hills (Meghalaya)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 20 September 1948
Spouse’s Name Smt. Gavvy Khyriem
No. of Sons 3
No. of Daughters 2
Educational Qualifications Graduate
Educated at Gauhati University, Guwahati (Assam)
Profession Social Worker
Permanent Address Honey Wood, Upper New Colony, Laitumkhrah,
Shillong, 793 003 (Meghalaya)
Tels. (0364) 223600,225336

Present Address 3, Safdarjung Road,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tels. (011) 23012445, 23010595
Fax : 23012412

Office Add:
Room No. 751/A Wing, Shastri Bhawan,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23381499, 2338482
Fax : 23070577
Positions Held
1970-93 Member, Meghalaya Legislative Assembly
1975-88 Cabinet Minister, Government of Meghalaya (four times)
1979-81 Leader of Opposition, Meghalaya Legislative Assembly
1987 Acting Chief Minister, Meghalaya
1989-93 Speaker, Meghalaya Legislative Assembly
1993-98 Governor, Mizoram
1998 Elected to 12th Lok Sabha
1998-99 Member, Committee on Transport and Tourism
Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Water Resources
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1999-2004 Member, Committee on Petitions
Member, Committee on Urban and Rural Development
2000-2001 Member, Committee on Estimates
2000-2004 Member, Committee on Defence
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Information Technology
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha( 3rd term)
23 May 2004 - onwards Union Cabinet Minister, Tribal Affairs
Books Published
(i) Jawaharlal Nehru : The Thinking Dynamo; (ii) Meghalaya : Yesterday and Today; (iii) Journey of Words; (iv) Rev. J.J.M. Nichols Roy : Architect of District Council Autonomy; (v) Mizo Freedom Fighters; and (vi) Pillars of Mizo Society
Literary Artistic & Scientific Accomplishments
Member, Assam Sangeet Natak Academy during 1950’s and 1960’s; contributed many papers on drama and music, particularly on tribal dance, drama and music

Social And Cultural Activities
Actively associated with social, cultural, educational and sports organisations
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading and writing
Sports and Clubs
An ardent promoter of body building movement; associated with health and body building activities over the years; Chief Patron, (i) Meghalaya Body Building Association since 1974; and (ii) Meghalaya Rock Climbing and Mountaineering Association
Countries Visited
Widely travelled; made valuable contribution as a member of the Indian delegation to UN General Assembly in 1992; Member, Parliamentary delegation to Mexico, 2002;Visited Rome from 7 April to 9 April 2005 as a member of the Indian Delegation led by the Vice-President of India to attend the state funeral of Late Pope John Paul-II
Other Information
Associated with Indian National Congress and took active part in the Freedom Movement; Frontliners leader in the struggle for a Hill State of the tribal people in the North East Region which led to the creation of the State of Meghalaya, 1970; associated with the Indian Red Cross Society since 1958 and was the Red Cross Chief of Assam and Meghalaya, in that capacity, participated in international conferences of the Red Cross and was involved in the massive relief operation organised for the Bangladesh refugees who fled to India from erstwhile East Pakistan in 1971; Municipal Ward Commissioner 1962; Chairman,(i) Municipal Civic Body, Shillong 1967-72; (ii) North East MPs forum (iii) Christian MPs forum; (iv) Study Group on Bangladesh South Asian Forum; Convenor, High Powered Meghalaya Commission on Resource Mobilisation, 1988-89; Founder-Chairman Meghalaya Co-operative Apex Bank Ltd., Shillong; also helped in pioneering a number of other co-operative and banking institutions in the State; Former Co-Chairman, Minority Department, All India Congress Committee; Member, Governing Council of North-Eastern Indira Gandhi Regional Institute of Health and Medical Sciences, Shillong, 1998

 

KUSMARIA, DR. RAMKRISHNA

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
KUSMARIA, DR. RAMKRISHNA

Constituency : Khajuraho ( Madhya Pradesh )

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

Father’s Name Late Shri Kanhaiyalal Kusmaria
Mother’s Name Late Smt. Nauni Bahu
Date of Birth 30 July 1942
Place of Birth Sakor, Distt. Damoh (Madhya Pradesh)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 1 June 1965
Spouse’s Name Smt. Geeta Devi Kusmaria
No. of Sons 3
No. of Daughters 1
Educational Qualifications M.Sc. (Agriculture), Ph.D.
Educated at Jawaharlal Nehru Agricultural University, Jabalpur and Rani Durgawati Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh)
Profession Agriculturist
Permanent Address Kanhaiakunj, Vill. Sakor, P.O. Hinota Kala
Tehsil Hatta, Distt. Damoh -470661 (Madhya Pradesh)
(07604) 263563

Present Address 203-204 South Avenue,
New Delhi - 110 011
Tels. (011) 23792363, 23794069
Fax : (011) 23792155

Positions Held
1972-75 General-Secretary, Bharatiya Jana Sangh (B.J.S.), Distt. Damoh, Madhya Pradesh
1977-80, 1985-90 and
1990-91 Member, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly (three terms)
1985-86 Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
1991 Elected to 10th Lok Sabha
1991-93 President, Kisan Morcha, Bharatiya Janata Party (B.J.P.), Madhya Pradesh
1991-96 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Water Resources
1993-95 National Secretary, Kisan Morcha, B.J.P.
1993-96 Member, Committee on Food, Civil Supplies and Public Distribution
1996 Re-elected to 11th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1996-97 Member, Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests
Member, Committee on Government Assurances
Member, Committee of Privileges
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
Whip, B.J.P. Parliamentary Party, Lok Sabha
1998-99 Member, Committee on Agriculture
Member, Railway Convention Committee
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Water Resoures
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (4th term)
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Transport and Tourism
Member, Joint Committee on the Protection of the Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights Bill, 1999
1999-2000 and 2000-2001 Member, Committee on Estimates (two terms)

2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Water Resources
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (5th term)
Member, Committee on Official Language
Member, Committee on Transport, Tourism & Culture

Social And Cultural Activities
Organising curltural and religious functions for personal and social upliftment through Yug Nirman Yojna; service of the handicapped by providing them tri-cycles, wheel chairs, hearing - aids, crutches and employment opportunities and abolition of child marriage and dowry sysytem
Special Interests
Horticulture
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Watching religious and historical plays, Ram Leela, Mahabharat and programmes of Aastha and Sanskar T.V. channels
Sports and Clubs
Kabaddi and volleyball
Countries Visited
France, Panama and U.S.A.
Other Information
Secretary, Music Association, J.N. Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur, 1963-64; imprisoned for eighteen months under M.I.S.A. during the Emergency, 1975; Chief, Sambhagiya Kisan Morcha, B.J.P., Madhya Pradesh, 1980-85; Member, Indian Council of Agricultural Research Society, 1998-99; Executive Board, J.N. Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur; General Secretary, B.J.P., M.P., 2004; Vice-President, B.J.P., M.P., 2005

 

KURUP, ADV. SURESH

Biographical Sketch
Member of Parliament
14 th Lok Sabha
KURUP, ADV. SURESH

Constituency : Kottayam ( Kerala )

Party : Communist Party of India (Marxist) (CPI(M))
E-Mail : skurup@sansad.nic.in

Father’s Name Shri Kunjan Pillai
Mother’s Name Smt. Bharathy Amma
Date of Birth 25 May 1956
Place of Birth Kottayam (Kerala)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 15 September 1985
Spouse’s Name Smt. Savithry
No. of Sons 2
Educational Qualifications B.A., LL.B.
Educated at CMS College, Kottayam
N.S.S. Hindu College, Changanacherry and Law Academy,
Thiruvananthapuram (Kerala)
Profession Lawyer
Permanent Address Kuttikattu House, Thirunakkara,
Kottayam-686 001(Kerala)
(0481)2583033

Present Address 13, Ferozeshah Road,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tel. (011) 23093880

Positions Held
1984 Elected to 8th Lok Sabha
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1998-99 Member, Commitee on External Affairs and its Sub-Committee-II
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Communications
1999 Re-elected to 13th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1999-2000 Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
Member, Committee on External Affairs
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (4th term)
Member, Committee on Petitions
Member, Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Reading and travelling
Countries Visited
Germany, Portugal, Turkey and former U.S.S.R. (visited Moscow in connection with the Festival of India)
Other Information
Chairman, Kerala University Students Union, 1978-79; and President, Students Federation of India, Kerala, 1982-85