Tenth Lok sabha
Members Bioprofile


[Cong.(l) - Kanker-ST (Madhya Pradesh)]

Father's Name

Date of Birth

Place of Birth

Marital Status

Spouse's Name


Educational Qualifications



Permanent Address

Present Address

Positions held



Feb., 1973 to March, 1977









1988 to Oct. 1989

Oct., 1989 onwards




1 May, 1990

7 June lo 13 Sept., 1990

April, 1991 to May, 1991


Social and Cultural Activities


Special Interests

Favourite Pastime and Recreation

Sports and Clubs


Countries visited



Other Information


Late Shri Vishram Singh

21st May, 1942

Vill. Dabena in Distt. Bastar (Madhya Pradesh)

Married on 7th May, 1969

Smt. Chhabila Netam

Two sons and two daughters

M.A., LL.B.

Educated at Chattisgarh College, Raipur, D.E.S. Law College and University of Aberdeen, United Kingdom (Certificate Course in Environment)

Lawyer, Agriculturist and Political and Social Worker

At & P.O. Ranker, Distt. Bastar (Madhya Pradesh)

19, Feroze Shah Road, New Delhi-110001. Tel. 3782233

Elected to Lok Sabha (Fifth)

Vice-President, P.C.C(I) Madhya Pradesh

Union Deputy Minister, Education, Social Welfare and Culture

Re-elected to Lok Sabha (Seventh)

Member, Consultative Committee, Steel and Mines

Member, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes

Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Home Affairs

Elected to Lok Sabha (Eighth) for the third time

Member, Committee on Petitions and General Purposes Committee

Chairman, Joint Select Committee on Railway Bills

Chairman, Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes

General Secretary, P.C.C.(I), Madhya Pradesh

Working President, P.C.C.(I), Madhya Pradesh

Elected to Lok Sabha (Ninth) for the fourth time

Member, Dr. B.R. Ambedkar Centenary Celebration Committee

Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Steel and Mines

Member, Estimates Committee

Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of Environment and Forests

Member, Central Election Committee, AICC(I)

Elected to Lok Sabha (Tenth) for the fifth time

General Secretary, Akhil Bharatiya Adivasi Vikas Parishad, New Delhi, running Bal Baris and Schools in various States; Interested in codification of customary laws of tribal society and preservation of tribal identity; Member, 20-Point Programme Committee, Madhya Pradesh

Promotion of sports; conservation of forests and ecology, Welfare of youth and tribal upliftment

Reading, travelling, games and sports

President, City Club, Kanker Member, Komaldeo Club, Kanker; Member, National Institute of Sports Club, National Stadium New Delhi, Invitee, Jawaharlal Nehru Hockey Tournament, New Delhi and Patron, Vijay Bahadur Gold Cup Football Tournament, Jagdalpur, Bastar

Widely travelled; Member, IPD to Zaire; Member, Government of India Delegation to West Indies; Leader, Government of India Delegation to Social Welfare Conference at Nairobi, 1973 and to Olympic Games, Montreal, Canada, 1974

Chairman, Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India Limited, Ministry of Welfare, since January, 1988; Member Planning Board, MP, 1975 and State Education Board, 1975; Member, Bastar Development Authority; Member, Organising Committee, Ninth Asian Games; Member Council of Environment Education, University of Reading, U.K.; Member, High Power Panel on Minorities, SC and ST and other weaker sections, Ministry of Home Affairs.