MALIK, SHRI MUKHTIAR SINGH, B.A., LL.B., Janata, (Hariyana-Sonepat - 1977): s . of Chudhary Shiv Dayal; b. at Bighan Village, Sonepat District, July 3, 1913; ed. at Hindu High School, Sonepat, Hindu College, Delhi and University Law College, Delhi; Widower; 1 d.; Agriculturist; previously associated with Punjab Zamindara Party and Bharatiya Jan Sangh; General Secretary, Punjab Zamindara Party, 1950—52; President, Haryana Jan Sangh, 1966—69 and 1972—75; Member, All India Working Committee of Jan Sangh, 1966—77; President, (i) Bar Association, Sonepat for 15 years, (ii) Chhotu Ram Arya College, and (iii) Chhotu Ram Zamindar High School, Sonepat, 1957—75; Member, (i) Punjab Legislative Assembly, 1962—66, (ii) Haryana Legislative Assembly, 1966-67 and 1968—71; Deputy Leader, Jan Sangh Party in Punjab Legislative Assembly, 1962—66; Leader, Jan Sangh Party in Haryana Legislative Assembly, 1968—71; Member, (i) Rajya Sabha, 1967-68, and (ii) Fifth Lok Sabha, 1971-77; presently Member, Estimates Committee.
Social activities: Spreading of education and uplift of backward classes and Scheduled Castes, help to youth in securing jobs.
Favourite pastime and recreation: Gardening and farming.
Special interests: Agriculture, defence and education.
Permanent address: Kundli Village and P.O. via P.S. Rai, Sonepat Tehsil and District, Haryana.