Fourteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Prasad, Shri Hari Kewal
Constituency   : Salempur (Uttar Pradesh)
Party Name     : Samajwadi Party (SP)

Father's Name Late Shri Ram Lochan Prasad
Date of Birth 15 Mar 1940
Place of Birth Mahathapar, Distt. - Deoria (Uttar Pradesh)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 13 May 1955
Spouse's Name Smt. Ganesha Devi
No. of Sons 3
No.of Daughters 1
Under- matriculate
Educated at Junior High School, Sauhanag, Deoria (Uttar Pradesh)
Profession Social Worker
Permanent Address
Samata Niwas, Sohanag Road, Salempur,
Janapad Deoria (Uttar Pradesh)
(05566) 221977,
9415320530 (M)
Present Address
30-A, Atul Grov Road,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23359464, 9868180583 (M)
Positions Held
1965-66 District-Secretary, Socialist Party, Uttar Pradesh
1974-80 Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly (two terms)
1982-88 Member, State Executive, National Council, Janata Party (J.P.), Uttar Pradesh
1977-80 Member, Committee on Subordinate Legislation
Member, Committee on Railways
1989 onwards Secretary, Janata Dal (J.D.), Uttar Pradesh
1989 Elected to 9th Lok Sabha
1990 Member, Committee on Private Member`s Bills and Resolutions
1991 Re-elected to 10th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1991-92 General-Secretary, All India, J.D.
Member, Committee on Home Affairs
Member, Consulative Committee, Ministry of Railways
1989 onwards Secretary, Janata Dal (J.D.), Uttar Pradesh
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Railways
1991-96 Member, Committee on Estimates
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Industry
Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme
Member, Committee on Railways
1998-2003 National General Secretary, Samata Party
Member, Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs and Public Distribution
Member, Committee on Surface Transport and National Highways
Member, Committee on Surface Transport and National Highways
1994-98 President, Samata Party, Uttar Pradesh
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (3rd term)
1998-99 Member, Committee on Government Assurances
1992-94 President, J.D. Uttar Pradesh
Member, Committee on Official Language
1997-89 Member, National Executive, Samata Party
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (4th term)
Member, Estmates Committee
1 May 2008 Member, Committee on Public Undertakings
5 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Committee on Food, Consumer Affairs & Public Distribution

Social And Cultural Activities
Manager, (i) Lok Nayak Jayaprakash Educational Institution, Mahathapar, Deoria (Uttar Pradesh); and (ii) Ugrasen Purvanchal Educational Insitution, Lar Road, Deoria (Uttar Pradesh); National President, Lohia Samata Vichar Manch; President, Bapu Krishak Inter College Karsarwa, Distt. Deoria, Uttar Pradesh
Special Interests
Public service, organisational and constructive work
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Listening to poetry and folk music
Other Information
President, (i) Porters` Mazdoor Union, North Eastern Railways, 1965-70; (ii) Hind Mazdoor Kisan Panchyat, Deoria, Uttar Pradesh, 1966-67; (iii) Panchayat Samiti for 15 years; (iv) Roadways Mazdoor Sabha, Uttar Pradesh, 1980-89; and (v) North Eastern Railways Mazdoor Union, 1992-94; Member, National Executive, Hind Mazdoor Kisan Panchyat; participated in movements launched by Samyukta Socialist Party, Socialist Party and Janata Party; and arrested several times for (i) participation in Scheduled Castes Kashi Temple Entry Movement, 1954; (ii) Angreji Hatao Andolan, Remove English Name Plates Movement, Varanasi, Lucknow, Farukhabad, Faizabad, Gorakhpur, Fatehpur and Deoria, 1954 and 1956; (iii) for championing the cause of people and against multinational companies, 1960 onwards; and (iv) Imprisoned for 21 months under MISA during Emergency, 1975-77; and prosecuted in 18 cases under Defence of India Rules (DIR)

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