Fifth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile


RAM, SHRI T., (Cong.) Bihar-Araria - (Res. Sch. Castes)—1971, Son of late Shri Chumit Ram, b. at Vill. Sarauni, Distt. Saharsa, April 5, 1929; m. Shrimati Chandrakala Devi, July 13, 1954; 4 s. and 2 d.; Agriculturist; previously associated with the Congress Socialist Party, Socialist Party and Praja Socialist Party; participated in the freedom movement and imprisoned on a number of occasions; took underground training in guerilla fighting against the British rule; worked for abolition of Zamindari; Ex-Secretary, (i) Saharsa Zila Kisan Sabha; (2) Bihar State Kisan Sabha (3) Saharsa Zila Socialist Party; President, District Depressed Classes League, Saharsa; Member, Bihar Legislative Assembly 1957-62; Member, Third Lok Sabha, 1962-67 and Fourth Lok Sabha 1967-70.

Social activities.—Associated with Pustakalaya Movement, cooperatives and panchayat; interested in removal of untouchability and other social disparities and extension of education.

Favourite pastime and recreation.—Discussions and shooting.

Special interests.—Harijan welfare and Socialist movement.

Permanent address.—Village and P.O. Sarauni, District Saharsa, Bihar.