YADAV, SHRI NAGENDRA PRASAD, Sahitya Bhushan (Cong.) Bihar-Sitamarhi—1971, Son of late Shri Heeralal Yadav; b. at Chakmahila, Sitamarhi, Bihar, August 16, 1929; ed. at S.L.H.E. School and Goenka College, Sitamarhi and Hindi Vidyapith, Deoghar; m. Smt. Vidyawati Devi, 1954; 2 s. and 3 d.; Agriculturist and social worker; took active part in 1942 Quit India Movement and was imprisoned from 1942 to 1944 as an under trial prisoner; also served nine months jail term after trial; Secretary (i) Sitamarhi Thana Congress Committee, 1952-55, (ii) Samastipur Goods Clerks Association, N.E. Railway since 1966; Member, Third Lok Sabha, 1962-67, (ii) Fourth Lok Sabha 1967-70 and (iii) Estimates Committee, 1970.
Social activities.—Upliftment of Harijans, backward classes and scheduled tribes; Students Welfare and Village sanitation campaign; participated in the eradication of caste and sub-caste systems; promotion of labour welfare schemes and in activities directed towards establishing a classless and casteless society; organisation of kisans to take up modernized farming.
Hobbies.—Gardening, travelling and collection of books.
Favourite pastime and recreation.—Travelling, swimming, yogasan and walking.
Special interests.—Politics and farming.
Sports and clubs.—Football, badminton, Kabbadi and volleyball;
Travels abroad.—U.S.A., U.K., France, West Germany, Italy, Switzerland, Lebanon, Sudan, U.A.R., Algeria and Nepal.
Permanent Address.—Village and P.O. Chakmahila, Distt. Muzaffarpur, Bihar.