JOARDER, SHRI DINESH, CPI-M, (West Bengal— Malda—1977): s. of late Shri Jagdish Chander Joarder, b. at Ninbari village, Malda District, August 5, 1928; ed. at A.C. Institute, Malda, Malda College, Malda, Surendranath College of Law, Calcutta, and University of Calcutta; m. Smt. Dipali Joarder, December 14, 1960; 1 s.; Advocate; Political and Social Worker; associated with Peasant and Trade Union Movements; President and Secretary of many Kisan and Trade Union Organisations, Malda District; President, N. F. Railway Hawkers' Union; Secretary, (i) Reception Committee, All Bengal Library Conference, Malda, 1954, (ii) District Library, Malda 1954—56, (iii) Reception Committee, North Bengal Motor Workers Conference Malda 1956-57, (iv) Reception Committee, State Conference, West Bengal Democratic Lawyers Association 1958; General Secretary, Reception Committee, West Bengal State Kisan Sabha Conference, Malda, 1974; Executive Member, West Bengal Democratic Lawyers Association; Member, Malda College Managing Committee since 1969; Commissioner, English Bazar Municipality, Malda, 1964—68.
Social activities: Associated with many Social, Cultural and Educational Institutions, Associations and Samitis.
Favourite pastime and recreation: Drama and Shooting, Founder-Member Malda Rifle Club.
Special interests: Tourism.
Sports and clubs: Associated with all the leading Sports Clubs and associations of Malda District, Member (i) West Bengal State Council of Sports, Calcutta, 1969-70, (ii) All-India Sports Council, General Secretary, Assistant General Secretary, Vice-President, Secretary, and Chairman of the District Sports Association, Malda and its constituent sub-Committees since 1953-54; Organised many inter-district and West Bengal, State Championship tournaments.
Permanent address: (i) Ramkrishnapalli Village and P.O. Malda District, West Bengal; and (ii) Nimbari village, Manikora P.O., Malda District, West Bengal.