6th Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

SINGH, SHRI RAMDEO, Janata, (Bihar—Maharajganj—1977):  s. of late Shri Vaidya Nath Singh; b. at  Sarout Village, Saran District,  December 12, 1916; ed. at  Sisvan Haray Ram Brahmchari  High School, Siswan District, Bihar, Matriculate; m. Smt.  Salehra Devi; 3 s. and 2 d.;  Agriculturist and social worker;  Previously associated with the  Congress, Congress Socialist  Party, Socialist Party, Praja  Socialist Party, Samyukta  Socialist Party, and Socialist Party; Took active part in the Freedom Movements in 1930 and 1942; Sentenced for 19 years imprisonment in 1942 but was released after 41/2 years due to general  amnesty; Detained 7 times by the Congress Government for participating in Satyagrahas on different occasions;  Member, District Board, Saran, 1951—57; Editor, 'Jan Nad', a Hindi Weekly published from Sisvan, Bihar in 1962; Honorary Secretary, Sisvan Chhapara Central Cooperative Bank since 1967; Director, (i) Bihar State Cooperative Bank, Patna since 1968, and (ii) Bihar State Land Development Bank, Patna since 1967; Member, Bihar Legislative Assembly, 1957—61 and 1967—69 and was Chief Whip of Bihar Government; Member, Fifth Lok Sabha, 1971—77.

Favourite pastime and recreation:  Music.

Special interests:  Cooperative Movement and agriculture.

Permanent address:  Saraun Village Bhagar P.O., Siwan District, Bihar.