SHASTRI, SHRI SHIV KUMAR, (B.K.D.) U.P. Aligarh—1971, Son of Shri Ram Chandra Singh; b. at Aryanagar, Aligarh, October 15, 1915; ed. at Gurukul Suryakund, Badaun (Vidya Bhushan), Sanskrit University, Varanasi (Shastri), and Sanskrit Association, Calcutta (Kavya and Viyakaran Tirth); m. Smt. Somlata, May 20, 1939; 3 s. and 4 d.; Teacher and Agriculturist; President, Arya Pratinidhi Sabha, Uttar Pradesh; Chancellor, Gurukul Brindaban (Mathura); Member, (i) Agra University Executive Committee, (ii) Sarvadeshik Arya Pratinidhi Sabha, Delhi (iii) Fourth Lok Sabha, 1967-70 and (iv) Estimates Committee, Lok Sabha.
Social activities.—Social reforms through Arya Samaj; uplift of Harijans and service of refugees.
Hobbies.—Travelling, games and making speeches in public.
Special interests.—Reading and social service.
Publications.—(i) Vishwashanti Ka Vedic Sandesh, (ii) Dharti par Swarg, (iii) Vedic Varna Vyawastha and (iv) Yogiraj Krishna.
Sports.—Wrestling, Kabaddi and Long Jump.
Permanent address.—Arya Nagar, Madrak, District Aligarh, U.P.