Fifth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

 

GENDA SINGH, SHRI, (Cong.) U.P. Padrauna—1971, Son of Shri Madan Gopal Narayan Singh; b. at Village Dumahi, P.O. Barwa Raja Paker, Distt. Deoria, Krishna Paksh of Jyaistha, 1965 (Vikram era); m. Shrimati Sarswati Devi; 3 d.; Agriculturist and Social Worker; was associated with Indian National Congress, 1921-48; was also associated with the Socialist Party and Praja Socialist Party, 1948-April 1964; again joined the Indian National Congress, April 1964; remained in jail as a political prisoner, March 1941—December, 1945; Zonal Secretary, Uttar Pradesh Socialist Party, 1949-52; Member, U.P. Legislative Assembly, 1952—March, 1971; Leader of the Opposition, U.P. Legislative Assembly, 1954-57; Minister for Agriculture and Animal Husbandry, U.P., April 1965—March, 1967; visited Germany for a fortnight to study Agriculture and Forests, 1966; Minister for Public Works and Food, U.P., 1967; Minister for Information, U.P., 1970.

Social activities.—Public and social service.

Hobbies.—Reading and development of agriculture.

Special interests.—Study of Sociology.

Travels abroad.—Germany.

Permanent address.—Village Dumahi, P.O. Barwa Raja Paker, District Deoria, Uttar Pradesh.