PARTAP SINGH, SHRI, (Cong.) Himachal Pradesh-Simla - (Res. Sch. Castes)—1971, Son of Shri Shiv Ram; b. at Nahan, District Sirmur, December 27, 1912; m. Shrimati Sarojni, February, 1939; 2 s.; Social Worker, joined army in 1932 and retired as a Junior Commissioned Officer in 1950; awarded five Medals, 1939-46; President, Koli Mahasabha, 1932-52; Secretary, Ex-Soldiers Association, District Sirmur, 1950; President, Paonta Labour Union, District Sirmur, 1964; Secretary, Ajeet Cooperative M.P. Society Ltd.; 1952-62; Member, Himachal Pradesh Legislative Assembly, 1952-56 and Whip of the Congress Party in the Assembly; Member, Territorial Council, Himachal Pradesh 1957-62, and Chief Whip in the Territorial Council, Himachal Pradesh; Member, Third Lok Sabha, 1962-67 and Fourth Lok Sabha, 1967-70.
Social activities: Looking after the welfare of the Scheduled Castes and Ex-soldiers' families was instrumental in the formation of Scheduled Caste Panchayats in Sirmur District.
Hobby.—Reading and travelling.
Favourite pastime and recreation: To give assistance to Scheduled Castes boys for their education.
Sports and Clubs.—Hockey, football, distance running.
Travels abroad: Burma and Pakistan.
Permanent address: P.O. Nahan District Sirmur H.P.