Second Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

SHASTRI, PANDIT HIRALAL, B.A., Sahitya Shastri, Cong., (Rajasthan—Sawai Madhopur—1957): S. of Shri Shri Narain Joshi; B. at Jobner (Jaipur-Rajasthan), November 24, 1899; ed. at A. V. High School, Jobner and Maharaja's College, Jaipur; m. Padmashri Shrimati Ratan Shastri, November, 1925; 2 S.; Public Worker; General Secretary, Jaipur Rajya Praja Mandal, 1937-41, and 1944-45; President, Jaipur Rajya Praja Mandal, 1941-43; General Secretary, Rajputana Regional Council of All India States Peoples Conference 1945-46, General Secretary, All India States Peoples' Conference; Chief Minister, Jaipur State 1948-49; Chief Minister, Rajasthan, 1949-51; Member, Constituent Assembly; Sanskrit Scholar and Musician.

Social activities: Village uplift work through Jiwati Kutir, Banasthali; education work through Banasthali Vidya pith, and social education work through Navajiwan Kutir, Jaipur.

Hobby: Composition of songs.

Favourite pastime and recreation: Study of books. 

Special interest: Public service.

Publications: Git Pacchisi, Jiwankutir ke Geet (12 booklets) .

Permanent address: Navajiwan Kutir, C-21, Sawai Jaisingh Highway, Bani Park, Jaipur.

[Voting results at the Election:

Electorate: 8,50,258

Shri Hiralal Shastri ..  2,52,005

Shri Jagan Nath (R) .. 2,24,477

Shri Munshi Lal (R) ..  1,71,117]