BHARGAVA, SHRI BASHWESHWAR NATH, B.Sc., LL.B., (Cong.) Rajasthan-Ajmer—1971, Son of late Shri Brij Beharilal Bhargava; b. at Rewari (Haryana), July 7, 1930; ed. at Government High School, Rewari, Government College, Ajmer and Delhi University; m. Smt. Sheela Bhargava, February 26, 1963; 2 6.; Advocate and Dairy Farmer; Pradesh Returning Officer for P.C.C. elections, 1954; Convener, Pradesh Congress Seva Dal Board, 1954-56; Member, Rajasthan Pradesh Congress Seva Dal Board; Convener, Ajmer Pradesh Youth Congress, 1952-56; Ex-President, (i) Beawer District Congress Committee, 1955-57, (ii) Ajmer District Congress Committee, 1958-60 and (iii) Ajmer Rural District Congress Committee, 1963-68; Member, (i) Rajasthan P.C.C. since 1961, and (ii) A.I.C.C. since 1968; Pramukh, Zila Parishad, Ajmer since 1959; President, Ajmer Sahakari Upbhogta Wholesale Bhandar Ltd., Ajmer; Vice-President, Rajasthan State Consumers' Cooperative Federation Ltd., Jaipur; Director, (i) National Consumers' Cooperative Federation Ltd., New Delhi and (ii) Rajasthan State Cooperative Bank Ltd., Jaipur, 1962-65; Member, (i) Rajasthan Revenue Law Commission, 1962-65 and (ii) Rajasthan State Cooperative Advisory Committee; Member, Fourth Lok Sabha, 1967-70.
Social activities.—Associated with various educational institutions and Goshalas activities, keen-interested in preservation of useful cattles; uplift of Scheduled Castes and socially backward communities, especially those living in rural areas.
Favourite pastime and recreation.—Gardening and dairy farming.
Special interests.—Diary and farm work; land reforms, cooperative movement and panchayati raj institutions.
Permanent address.—Hathi Bhata, Ajmer, Rajasthan—2, Gandhi Ashram, Hatundi, Ajmer, Rajasthan.