TAHIR, SHRI MOHAMMA, B.A., LL.B., (Cong.) Bihar-Purnea—1971, Son of Shri Mohammad Taha; b. at Village Majgawan, District Purnea, Bihar, 1903; ed. at Zila School, Purnea, M.A.O. Collegiate School, Aligarh and Aligarh Muslim University; m. Bibi Zahida Khatoon, 1922 (deceased) and Bibi Khadija Khatoon, 1941; 7 s. and 2 d.; Lawyer; previously associated with Muslim League; Elected Member, District Board, Purnea, 1930; Vice-Chairman, Sadar Local Board, 1933—39 and its Chairman till 1941; Vice-Chairman, Purnea District Board, 1941—45; elected to Bihar Legislative Assembly in 1937, 1946 and 1952; Member, (i) Constituent Assembly, 1946—50, (ii) Second Lok Sabha, 1957—62 and (iii) Third Lok Sabha, 1962—67.
Social activities.—Opening of educational institutions.
Hobbies.—Football, tennis and shooting.
Favourite pastime and recreation.—Reading and shooting.
Special interests.—Study of religion.
Travels abroad.—Saudi Arabia.
Permanent address.—Line Bazar, Purnea, Bihar.