Fifth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

 

KASTURE, SHRI ARJUN SHRIPAT, B.A., LL.B., (Cong.) Maharashtra-Khamgaon - (Res. Sch. Castes)—1971, Son of Shri Shripat Ashru Kasture; b. at vill. Sawana, Taluka Chikhli, Distt. Buldana, March 12, 1934; ed. at N.C.C. School, Chikhli, Government High School, Buldana, Miland Arts College and Manikchand Pahade Law College, Aurangabad; m. Shrimati Vimalabai, May 25, 1958; 2 s. and 3 d.; Advocate since 1960 and formerly teacher; was Assistant District Government Pleader and Assistant Public Prosecutor, Buldana; was Member, (i) Advisory Committee, T.B. Sanitorium, Buldana from June, 1964 to June, 1966; (ii) Forest Advisory Committee of the Maharashtra State; Member, (i) Fourth Lok Sabha, 1967— 70, (ii) Committee on Subordinate Legislation, (iii) Committee of Welfare of the Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, (iv) Railway Convention Committee and (v) Consultative Committee constituted under the Punjab State Legislature (Delegation of Powers) Act, 1968; Convener, Maharashtra State Congress Party in Parliament.

Social activities.—Secretary, Harijan Students' Hostel Committee, Buldana since 1965; President, Shikshan Prasarak Mandal, Sawana, which conducts Dr. Babasahib Ambedkar Vidyalaya.

Hobbies and favourite pastime and recreation.—Reading.

Special interests.—Literary activities, educational societies and social uplift of the Backward classes.

Permanent address.—Suwarna Nagar, Buldana, Distt. Buldana, Maharashtra.