8th Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

SINHA SHRI SATYENDRA NARAYAN, M.A., LL.B. [Congress (I)—Bihar, Aurangabad, 1984]  s. of late Dr. Anagrah Narayan Sinha; b. at Poiawan Aurangabad; February 1, 1919; ed. at Govt. High School, Rae Barelli, Ewing Christian College, Allahabad, Allahabad University and Lucknow University; m. Smt. Kishori Sinha, July 1, 1938; 1 s.; Social Worker, previously associated with Congress (O) and Janata Party; Minister of Education, Local-self Government and Agriculture, Government of Bihar, 1961-67; Member, (i) Pradesh Executive and Electon Committee of Congress and (ii) A.I.C.C. till 1969; was President, (i) Bihar Pradesh Congress (O) Committee and (ii) Bihar Pradesh Unit of Janata Party; was a Member of Janata Party National Executive Committee, 1977 —and Parliamentary Board, Janata Party 1979;  Member, Senate and Syndicate of (i) Patna University, 1946-60 and (ii) Bihar University, 1958-60; Member, (i) Bihar Legislative Assembly, 1961-67 and 1967-69, (ii) Provisional Parliament, 1950-52, (iii) First Lok Sabha, 1952-57, (iv) Second Lok Sabha, 1957-61, (v) Filth Lok Sabha, 1971-77, (vi) Sixth Lok Sabha, 1977-79, (vii) Seventh Lok Sabha, 1980-84, (viii) Standing Finance Committee, 1950-52 and (ix) Committee on Estimates, 1956-58; Chairman, Committee on Estimates, Lok Sabha, 1977-79; Member; Committee on Public Undertakings, 1982-83; Attended Inter-parliamentary Union Conference, Helsinki, 1955; Alternate Leader, ECAFF Session at Bangkok, 1960; Leader, (i) Cultural Delegation to Kabul on the occasion of 'Jasan', 1963, (ii) Indian Parliamentary Delegation to the Spring Meetings of the Inter-Parliamentary Council, Canberra, 1977 and (iii) Indian Delegation to the Inter-Parliamentary Council meetings, Lisbon, 1978; Member of the Indian Parliamentary Delegation to U.S.S.R. in 1976; was elected a Member of the Special Committee on Violations of Human Rights of Parliamentarians in 1977 at Canberra; Member, Estimates Committee, 1985-86.

Social activities:  Connected with a number of educational institutions.

Special interests:  Education and social service.

Travels abroad:  Finland, U.K., Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy, Thailand, Afghanistan, U.S. S.R.., Australia, Singapore, Portugal, Japan, Hong Kong, Spain, Czechoslovakia and South Korea.

Permanent address:  Boring Road, Patna, Bihar.