4th Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

MAHATO, SHRI BHAJAHARI, Lok Sewak Sangha, (West Bengal-Purulia-1967): s. of Shri Chuna Ram Mahato; b. at Vill. Jitan, P.O. Burdwan, Distt. Purlia , January 1914; m. Smt. Shanto Devi , February 1926;  2  s. and  2 d.; Cultivator ; Suffered  imprisonment for participation in the freedom movement in 1940-41, 1942 and 1954; President, Managing Committee of the Junior High School, Burdwan; played a leading role in anti-levy movement in 1966; Member, First Lok Sabha, 195257 and Third Lok Sabha, 196267.

Social activities:  Associated with spreading of education.

Favourite pastime and recreation:  Fishing

Special interests:  Folk Dance and Folk Music .

Publications:  Published books on Folk Songs.

Permanent address:  Village Jitan, P.O. Burdwan, District Purulia, West Bengal.