Fifth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile


SHARMA, SHRI RAM NARAIN, (Cong.) Bihar-Dhanbad—1971, Son of late Shri C. M. Sharma; b. at Vill. Sarain-Bux, P.O. Garkha, Distt. Saran; Aug. 31, 1915; m. Smt. Bhagmati Devi, 1935 (since deceased), married again, Smt. Sunder Pati Devi, 1959; 4 s. and 3 d.; Trade Unionist; suffered 3 1/2 years imprisonment in individual Satyagraha and mass movement 1941-45; General Secretary, Dhanbad District Congress, Committee; Member, (i) Bihar P.C.C., (ii) 1NTUC Working Committee; President, DVC Karamchari Sangh; and Working President, Bokaro Steel Workers' Union; President, Hindustan Zinc Workers' Union; Vice-President, (i) Colliery Mazdoor Sangh, Dhanbad, (ii) Indian National Mine Workers' Federation, Dhanbad, (iii) Indian National Iron and Steel Workers' Federation, (iv) Indian National Chemical Workers' Federation, and (v) Indian National Trade Union Congress, Bihar Branch; General Secretary, (i) Fertilizers Factories Workers' Union, Sindri, (ii) Loyabad Power House Workers' Union, Loyabad and (iii) Reliance Pottery Workers' Union; Member, Inorganic Chemical Council, Board of Trusted Employees' Provident Fund, Housing Board, Coal Mines Welfare Evaluation & Implementation Committee (Centre and State), Independent Board (State) Bihar Central Labour Advisory Board; Member, Bihar Legislative Assembly, 1952-68; attended I.L.O. Coal Committee meeting at Pitsburg in 1949; represented Indian Miners at International Miners Federation's Annual Conference held in Stockholm, 1960; participated in Trade Union Seminar in Denmark, 1965.

Social activities.—Member, District Development Committee, Dhanbad and Governing Council of Sindri College; President Gram Dan Pragati Samiti, Dhanbad and associated with cooperative movement in District Dhanbad.

Sports and Clubs.—Volleyball, tennis and swimming.

Travels abroad.—U.S.A., U.K., Ireland, France, Belgium, Italy, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, Yugoslavia, Egypt, Denmark, U.S.S.R. and other countries of Western Europe.

Permanent address.—Polytechnic Road, Dhanbad, Eastern Railway.