Fourteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Mahato, Shri Bir Sing
Constituency   : Purulia (West Bengal)
Party Name     : All India Forward Bloc (AIFB)
Email Address : mahatobs[AT]sansad[DOT]nic[DOT]in

 
Father's Name Late Shri Shashi Bhuson Mahato
Mother's Name Late Smt. Keshabati Mahato
Date of Birth 14 Sep 1945
Place of Birth Saridih, Distt. Purulia (West Bengal)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 07 Jun 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, Rules Committee
Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes


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


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