Fifth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile


RAM SEWAK, CHOWDHARY, B.A., LL.B., (Cong.) Uttar Pradesh-Jalaun (Res. Sch. Castes)—1971, Son of Shri Lotan Ram; b. at Orai, February 27, 1927; ed. at Government High School, Orai, Kanya Kubja Inter College, Kanpur, D.A.V. College, Kanpur and Lucknow University; m. Shrimati Champa Devi, 1954; 2 s. and 5 d.; Advocate; Joint Secretary, U.P. Students' Congress, 1949-50; Vice-President, District Dalit Varg Sangh, 1955; Secretary, City Congress Committee, Orai, 1956 and District Congress Committee, Jalaun, 1958-60; Member, District Congress Committee, Jalaun, for a number of years; Member, Third Lok Sabha, 1962-67; and Fourth Lok Sabha, 1967-70; Deputy Minister in the Ministry of (i) Steel, Mines and Metals November 13, 1967 to February 14, 1969 and (ii) Foreign Trade, February 14, 1969 to March 17, 1971; Regional Whip, Congress Party, and later Government Deputy Chief Whip in Lok Sabha; was Member Executive Committee, Congress Party in Parliament, 1966-67; Member, Committee on Government Assurances, Committee on Private Members' Bills and Resolutions; Estimates Committee, 1964-65 and 1965-66, Joint Select Committees on the Constitution (Seventeenth Amendment) Bill, the Constitution (Ninteenth Amendment) Bill and the Representation of the People (Amendment) Bill, 1966; Member, (i) All India Animal Welfare Board; (2) Jhansi Division Railway Users' Consultative Committee,; (3) Bundelkhand Posts and Telegraphs Advisory Committee, Jhansi Division, (4) Zila Parishad, Jalaun; (5) Industries Advisory Committee, Jalaun; (6) Harijan Welfare and Scholarships Committee, Jalaun; (7) Bharat Sewak Samaj, Jalaun, (8) Managing Committees of D.A.V. College and Gandhi Udyogic College, Orai; (9) Advisory Committee, Government Hospitals, District Jalaun; Convenor of the Congress Party Standing Committees on Transport and Communications and the Study Group on Kashmir.

Social activities.—Interested in Harijan and rural welfare; education and eradication of untouchability.

Hobbies.—Reading and gardening.

Favourite pastime and recreation.—Travelling and reading

Special interests.—Politics, uplift of Harijans and backward classes.

Sports and clubs.—Football, hockey badminton, kabaddi and cricket; was Member of the Orai Club.

Travels abroad.—Australia, Singapore, Thailand, Malayasia, Sudan, Bulgaria, Yugoslavia, Rumania, France, Lebanon, U.A.R. and U.S.S.R.

Permanent address.—14-ChanderNagar, Orai, Distt. Jalaun, (U.P.).