HORO, SHRI NIRAL ENEM, B.A., B.L. [U. A.—Bihar, Khunti, (Res. Sch. Tribes), 1980] s. of late Shri Abraham Horo; b. at Govindpur Village, Ranchi District, March 31, 1925; ed. at Zila School, Ranchi, St. Columba's College, Hazaribagh and Chotanagpur Law College, Ranchi; m. Smt. Lilian Alice Horo, March 15, 1951; 5 s.; Social and Political Worker; Associated with the Jharkhand Party from the beginning of his public life and its President since 1971; Minister, Education, Planning and Public Relations, Govt. of Bihar, 1968-69; School Teacher in Jubilee High School, Govindpur, 1944-45 and Gossner High School, Ranchi, 1948-1949; Inspector of Cooperative Societies, Bihar, 1949-53; Secretary, (i) Gossner Evangelical Lutheran Church, 1953-67, (ii) Bethasda Girls' High School and (iii) Bethasda Women's College, Ranchi since 1954; Member, (i) Bihar Legislative Assembly, 1967-70 and 1977-January, 1980, (ii) Fourth Lok Sabha, 1970 and (iii) Fifth Lok Sabha, 1971-76; was Opposition Candidate for Vice-Presidentship of India, 1975.
Favourite pastime and recreation: Reading, writing and indoor games.
Special interests: Reading.
Publications: Editor, (i) "Jagar Sara" a Mundari monthly literary magazine and (ii) Jharkhand Times—a Hindi Weekly.
Sports and clubs: Hockey and Badminton.
Travels abroad: France, West Germany, Norway, Sweden and Denmark.
Permanent address: G.E.L. Church Compound, Ranchi, Bihar.