9th Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

ANAND SINGH, SHRI, B.Sc. [Congress (I)—Uttar Pradesh, Gonda, 1989]:  s. of Raja Ragavendra Pratap Singh; b. at Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh, January 4, 1939; ed. at Allahabad University; m. Veena Singh, February 19, 1960, 1 s. and 3 d.; Agriculturist, Technologist, Social Worker;

Public Offices Held:  Cabinet Minister, Uttar Pradesh, 1969; 

Previous Association with Political Parties:  Treasurer, Congress, Uttar Pradesh for 1 year, Member, Congress later Cong(I), Uttar Pradesh, since 1964;

Previous Membership:  Fifth Lok Sabha, 1971-77, Seventh Lok Sabha, 1980-84, Eighth Lok Sabha, 1984-89; Legislative Assembly, Uttar Pradesh, 1964-71;

Committee Experience:  Member, several Committees, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, 1964-71; Member, several Committees, 5th, 7th and 8th Lok Sabhas; Member, Committee on Petitions, January 19, 1990 and Consultative Committee, Ministry of Environment and Forests, 1990;

Favourite Pastime and Recreation:  Photography, reading;

Delegation to Foreign Countries:  Member, IPD to Netherlands and Indian Delegation to UNO;

Travels Abroad:  West Germany, Indonesia, Japan, Thailand, U.K., USA;

Special Interests:  Sugarcane management; horticulture; innovations in agriculture;

Sports and Clubs:  Cricket, Water Sports, Tennis; Member, Mahmudabad Club, Lucknow;

Social Activities:  Welfare programmes for the downtrodden; management of schools and other educational institutions in Uttar Pradesh;

Other Information:  President, Bhatkhande Music University, Lucknow; Chairman, British India Association, Uttar Pradesh; Vice-Chairman, Uttar Pradesh Cane Federation Ltd. for 3 times between 1965 and 1989;

Permanent Address:  (1) 17, Mankapur House, Kaisarabag, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh; (2) Mankapur Kot, P.O. Mankapur, District Gonda, Uttar Pradesh.