Fifth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile


BERWA, SHRI ONKARLAL, (J.S.) Rajasthan-Kota (Res. Sch. Castes)—1971, Son of Shri Kishan Lal, b. at Kota, January, 1916; m. Shrimati Kanti Devi,, February, 1936; 5 s. and 5 d.; Building and Road Contractor; imprisoned in (i) 1950 on account of ban on R.S.S. (ii) in 1966 for Mahangai Hatao Abhiyan (iii) in 1969 for agitation regarding Rann of Kutch and (iv) in 1970 for taking part in strike against heavy taxes on Roadways in Rajasthan; President, (i) All India Bairwa Mahasabha, (ii) R.M.S, Union Kota, (iii) P. & T. Union Kota, (iv) Commercial Clerks' Union Western Railway, Kota, (v) Station Masters' Union, Western Railway, Kota, (vi) Guards Association Kota; Member, (i) Bairwa Sudhar Samiti, Kota, (ii) Contractors' Association, Kota, (iii) Zila Parishad, Kota and Bundi 1962-1971, (iv) Traffic Committee, Kota, (v) District Health Committee, Kota and (vi) Industrial Technical Institute; Member, Third Lok Sabha, 1962-67 and Fourth Lok Sabha, 1967-70; Member, Estimates Committee and the Informal Consultative Committees of the Ministries of Works, Housing and Supply, Irrigation and Power, Railways, Industry and Posts and Telegraphs; Member, Petitions Committee 1964-66; Member, Committee on Absence of Members from the sittings of the House, 1967-69.

Social activities.—Work connected with the uplift of depressed classes and down-trodden communities in the country.

Hobbies.—Music and farming.

Favourite pastime and recreation.—Music and reading.

Special interests.—Uplift of depressed classes and fallen women.

Sports and Clubs.—Kabaddi, football, hockey, tug-of-war, Wrestling and Member, Bhim Club of Parliament.

Travels abroad.—Ceylon and Nepal.

Permanent address.—Khari Banari, Kota, Distt. Kota, Rajasthan.