Tenth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

CHANDRAKAR, SHRI CHANDULAL

[Cong.(l) - Durg (Madhya Pradesh)]

Father's Name

Date of Birth

Place of Birth

Marital Status

Educational Qualifications

Profession

Permanent Address

Present Address

Positions held


1970

1971

 

 

1980

 

June, 1980 to Jan. 1982


1982

1984

 


Jan. 1985 to Jan. 1986

1986-88

1991

Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments


Social and Cultural Activities


Special Interests

 

Sports and Clubs

Favourite Pastime and Recreation


Countries visited

 


Other Information

 

Late Shri Ram Dayal Chandrakar

1st January, 1920

Nipani in Distt. Durg (Madhya Pradesh)

Unmarried

Educated at Robertson College, Jabalpur (Madhya Pradesh)

Writer, Journalist and Agriculturist

Vill. Nipani, Teh. Balod, Distt. Durg, (Madhya Pradesh)

26, Tughlak Crescent, New Delhi-110011. Tel. 3792266, 3010793




Elected to Lok Sabha (Fourth) in a by-election

Re-elected to Lok Sabha (Fifth)
Chairman, Committee on Government Assurances
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Steel & Mines
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Defence

Elected to Lok Sabha (Seventh) for the third time
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Steel & Mines


Union Minister of State, Tourism and Civil Aviation


General Secretary, A.I.C.C.(I)

Elected to Lok Sabha (Eighth) for the fourth time
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Finance
Member, Business Advisory Committee


Union Minister of State, Agriculture and Rural Development

President, Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee

Elected to Lok Sabha (Tenth) for the fifth time

Editor, 'Hindustan' (Hindi Daily); in Journalism from 1945 to 1980; wrote articles on economic conditions of practically all countries of the world and many articles on foreign travels, national and international events

Interested in development of villages; encouraged and helped in opening libraries and building youth organisations in villages

Agriculture, labour, journalism, sports, defence, foreign affairs, irrigation, development of roads, electricity, drinking water supply in villages and maintenance of personal library

Reported 9 Olympic Games and 6 Asian Games for newspapers, 1948 onwards

Photography (both still and movie), gardening with special interest in roses, seasonal flowers, fruits and vegetables


Widely travelled (138 countries spread over all the six continents); Member, Indian Delegation to Commonwealth Conference, Indian Delegation to EEC; represented India at UNESCO, Paris and Congress Party at the 100th Death Anniversary of Karl Marx at Berlin, 1983

President, Press Association of India 1964-70; President, Federation of Government of India Printing Press Workers Union, 1975-78; President, Steel Workers Union, Bhilai Steel Plant, 1975 till to date; Vice-President, 1NTUC, Madhya Pradesh, 1975.