Fourteenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile
Sahu, Shri Tarachand
Constituency   : Durg (Chhattisgarh)
Party Name     : Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)

Father's Name Late Shri Hiraman Singh
Mother's Name Smt. Suhaga Bai Sahu
Date of Birth 01 Jan 1947
Place of Birth Kachandur, Distt. Durg (Chhattisgarh)
Marital Status Married
Date of Marriage 19 Jun 1967
Spouse's Name Smt. Bhushan Sahu
No. of Sons 1
No.of Daughters 4
Educated at Arts and Science College, Durg and Digvijay Mahavidyalay,
Rajnandgaon (Chattisgarh)
Profession Agriculturist
Permanent Address
21/32, Bangla, Bhilai,
Distt. - Durg (Chhattisgarh)
Tels. (0788)2327585,2329322,2220000
Present Address
26, Mahadev Road,
New Delhi - 110 001
Tels. (011) 23713443, 9868180229 (M)
Positions Held
1981 onwards Member, Bharatiya Janata Party
1990-96 Member, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly (two terms)
1996 Elected to 11th Lok Sabha
1996-97 Member, Committee on Home Affairs
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Urban Development and Employment
1998 Re-elected to 12th Lok Sabha (2nd term)
1998-99 Member, Committee of Privileges
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
Member, Committee on Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme
2000-2004 Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Steel
2001-2002 First President of B.J.P., Chhattisgarh
2004 Re-elected to 14th Lok Sabha (4th term)
Member, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table
Member, Committee on Coal & Steel
5 Aug. 2007 onwards Member, Standing Committee on Coal and Steel

Social And Cultural Activities
Associated with many social and cultural organisations; playing a prominent role in programmes of social reforms initiated by social organisations; and promoted activities of several cultural organisations
Special Interests
Loving nature; walking through jungles; sitting on the banks of rivers, lakes and ponds and loving wild life
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Listening to classical music and old songs; playing harmonium
Sports and Clubs
Countries Visited
Other Information
Working for the welfare of farmers and agricultural labours; worked for re-starting Bhilai Refractories Plant and ensured re-employment of its workers; accords greatest priority to providing assistance to the weaker sections of society

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