TEWARI, SHRI KAMAL NATH, (Cong.) Bihar-Bettiah—1971, Son of Shri Suraj Nath Tewari; b. at Village Sareya, Pipra, Distt, Champaran, March 29, 1907; ed. at H. E. School, Bettiah, Vidya Sagar H. E. School and Vidya Sagar College, Calcutta; m. Shrimati Kusum Devi, 1925; 2 s.; Agriculturist and Politician; previously associated with Revolutionary Socialist Republican Party and Kisan Sabha; Associated with the Hindustan Socialist Republican Association an all-India revolutionary organisation and was convicted to life-imprisonment in the Lahore Conspiracy Case; Served imprisonment in Punjab, Bihar, Bengal and Andaman Cellular Jails; was in detention in 1941 as individual satyagrahi and again from 1942 to 46 as detenue; President, Thana Congress Committee, Bagaha, 1947-53; Secretary, District Congress Committee, Champaran, 1955-57 and its President, 1958-60; Secretary, (i) Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee, 1960-62 and (ii) Independence Day Celebrations Bettiah Sub-Divisional Committee, 1947; Member, (i) District Bharat Sewak Samaj, Champaran, (ii) District Cane Advisory Committee, 1957-62, (iii) District Development Committee since 1961, (iv) All India Congress Committee since 1961, (v) Third Lok Sabha, 1962-67, (vi) Fourth Lok Sabha, 1967-70, (vii) Estimates Committee, 1969-70; Chairman, Estimates Committee, 1970 and 1971-72; was on the Panel of Chairmen, Fourth Lok Sabha; re-nominated on the Panel of Chairmen, 1971.
Social activities.—Working amongst Harijans, Tharoo and Dhangars.
Hobbies.—Gardening and poultry.
Favourite pastime and recreation.—Reading and playing Chess and Cards.
Special interests.—Agriculture and political work.
Travels abroad.—Travelled around the world.
Permanent address.—Village Bankatwa, P.O. Bagaha, District Champaran, Bihar.