MAURYA, SHRI BUDDHA PRIYA, B.Sc., LL.M. (Cong.) Uttar Pradesh-Hapur—1971, Son of Shri Bipti Ram Maurya; b. at Khair, District Aligarh, September 12, 1928; ed. at Vaish High School, Khair, Aligarh, Balwant Rajput College, Agra and Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh; m. Shrimati Kanta Maurya, June 10, 1950; 4 s. and 1 d.; Advocate, Supreme Court of India; was associated with the Indian National Congress, 1942-46; Sen. Castes Federation, 1946-57 and Republican Party of India, 1957 January, 1971; rejoined the, Indian National Congress on February 1, 1971, General Secretary, State Unit of Scheduled Castes Federation, U.P., 1956-57 and Republican Party of India, 1957—62; Secretary, Republican Party of India, Northern India, 1963-68; Lecturer, Faculty of Law, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, 1961—67; Working President, Republican Party of India, 1969-January, 1971; Member, Third Lok Sabha, 1962—67.
Social activities.—Working for the uplift of weaker sections of the society and to propagate the preachings of 'Buddha'.
Hobbies.—Public Speeches, writing, collection of important literary works, and Gardening.
Favourite pastime and recreation.—Reading newspapers, study of law books and comparative study of political developments in different countries.
Special interests.—Uplift of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes people.
Publication.—Submitted thesis on "Freedom of Speech vis-a-vis Administrative Control in India".
Sports.—Volleyball, Kabaddi and long-jump.
Travels abroad.—U.S.A., U.K., France, Fiji, Australia, Italy, Japan, Hong Kong and Bangkok.
Permanent address.—Misal Garhi, Tehsil Ghaziabad, District Meerut, U.P.