RAM SWARUP, SHRI, (Cong.) U.P. Robertsganj - (Res. Sch. Castes)-1971, Son of Shri Raghurai; b. at Vill. Vaini, Distt. Mirzapur, January 2, 1923; ed. at Lucknow University; m. Shrimati Gulabi Devi, May, 1944; 4 s. and 3 d.; Agriculturist; participated in the 1942 Movement, rusticated from College and imprisoned; was Secretary, Scheduled Castes Federation, before 1942; Panchayat Raj Inspector, 1949-51; General Secretary, Depressed Classes Association, Mirzapur, for the last twenty years; Secretary, Harijan Sevak Sangh, 1957-61; Managing Director, Sanskrit Mahavidyalaya, Robertsganj, 1962-67; Member, (i) District Prohibition Committee, Mirzapur, (ii) District Harijan and Social Welfare Committee, Mirzapur, (iii) Adivasi Seva Sangh, U.P., (iv) U.P. Legislative Assembly, 1952-57, (v) U.P. Vidhan Mandal Executive, 1956-57; (vi) Third Lok Sabha, 1962-67 (vii) Fourth Lok Sabha 1967-70, and (viii) Estimates Committee, 1970.
Favourite pastime and recreation.—Reading.
Special interests.—Study of agricultural problems and social backwardness of the weaker sections of the community.
Permanent address.—Vill. and P.O. Robertsganj, District Mirzapur, Uttar Pradesh.