8th Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

DAS, SHRI R. P., M.A., [C.P.I. (M)óWest Bengal, Krishnagar,1984]  s. of late Shri Kumarish Chandra Das; b. at Sadhanpara, Nadia District, December 1, 1927; ed. at K. N. College, Berhampore, Vidyasagar College, Calcutta and University of Calcutta; m. Smt. Usha Das; 1 s. and 4 d.; College Lecturer, Political and Social Worker; previously member of undivided C.P.I.; President, Governing Body, (i) Jaiganj Sripat Singh College, Murshidabad, and (ii) Karimpore P. D. College, Nadia; Member, (i) Krishnagar Women's College, Nadia, (ii) Nabadwip Vidyasagar College, Nadia; Secretary, People's Relief Committee, Murshidabad; President, Ramnagar Cane and Sugar Co. Ltd.--Shramik Karamchari Samiti, Nadia Distt.; President, WB SEB Men's Union, Nadia District; Member, (i) Fifth Lok Sabha, 1971-77, (ii) Sixth Lok Sabha, 1977-79 and (iii) Seventh Lok Sabha, 1980-84; Member, Consultative Committee of the Ministry of Petroleum and Chemicals and Fertilizers, and Chemicals and Fertilizers; Member, (i) Committee on Private Members Bills & Resolutions, 1983-84, (ii) P&T Board, (iii) Central Silk Board; Life Member, Commonwealth Parliamentary Association; Member, Indian Delegation to the 28th Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference, Nassau.

Special interests:  Economic development of the rural areas and preservation of the environment free from pollution.

Sports and clubs:  President, Natunpara Club; Vice-President, Murshidabad District Sports Association and associated with many other clubs and social organisations.

Travels abroad:  U.K., France, U.S.A. and Bahamas.

Permanent address:  32, Natunpara Lane, P.O. Khagra, Berhampore, West Bengal.