GHOSH, SHRI P. K., B.Sc., (Cong.) Bihar-Ranchi—1971, Son of late Shri Taraprasanna Ghosh; b. at Ranchi, December 22, 1927; ed. at Ranchi Zila School, St. Xaviers College, Ranchi and St. Columbus College, Hazaribagh; specialised in Biscuit, Bread and Confectionery manufacturing from Kneeda Manufacturing Co., London; m. Smt. Chhabi Ghosh, December 11, 1962; 2 s.; Industrialist; Member, Forward Block, 1948-52 and Swatantra Party, 1961-64 and Bihar State Janta Party, 1964-66; was Member, Executive Committee (i) Swatantra Party in Parliament, and (ii) Bihar State Swatantra Party; General Secretary for Ranchi District and Member, Executive Committee of Bihar State Janata Party; Member, Third Lok Sabha, 1962-67 and Fourth Lok Sabha, 1967-70; Member, (i) Joint Committee on Offices of Profit, 1962-67, (ii) Estimates Committee, 1964-65, (iii) Committee on Privileges, 1965 and (iv) Select Committee on Central Excise Bill, 1969-70.
Social activities.—Founder Member, Subhas Sanskrit Parishad and Netaji Club and Library, Ranchi; President, Ranchi District Bakers' Association; Member, (i) Shri Aravinda Study Circle and (ii) Managing Committee, Central Nursing Home, Ranchi.
Favourite pastime and recreation.—Music especially Ravindra Sangeet and reading.
Special interests.—Social service and sightseeing.
Sports and clubs.—Outdoor games.
Travels abroad.—U.K., France, West Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Ghana, Guinea and Senegal.
Permanent address.—Hindpiri, Third Street, Ranchi (Bihar).