|7th Lok Sabha|
SINHA, SHRI DHARAM BIR, B.A. [Congress, (U)—Bihar, Barh, 1980] s. of late Shri Deva Sharan Singh; b. at Barh. Patna District, June 10, 1932; ed. at B.N. College, Patna University; unmarried; Journalist; Minister of State, Labour, Information and Tourism, Government of Bihar, 1970; Union Deputy Minister, Information and Broadcasting, 1971-77; Secretary, (i) Patna District Students Congress, 1947, (ii) Forward Block, Barh, 1946-47 (iii) Bihar Young Mens Institute, 1953-61, (iv) National Integration Front, 1961-70 and (v) Council of Asian Affairs, Patna, 1962-64; Convenor, Bihar State National Union of Students, 1951-52; Executive Secretary, Young Congressmen Group, 1964—70; Member, (i) Pradesh Congress Committee, 1967, (ii) National Council of Indian Federation of Working Journalists, 1962; Member, Bihar Legislative Assembly, 1967-69 and 1969-71, and Member, Public Accounts Committee, Bihar, 1967; Member, Fifth Lok Sabha, 1971-77; presently Member, Committee of Privileges; Member, Indian Federation of Working Journalists delegation, World Conference of Journalists, Vienna, 1961.
Favourite pastime and recreation: Travelling, driving, photography and dress designing.
Special interests: Sports.
Sports and clubs: Secretary, Bihar Table-tennis Association, 1954—67; Member, (i) Bihar Lawn Tennis Council, 1952, (ii) New Patna Club, (iii) Delhi Golf Club and (iv) Delhi Gymkhana.
Travels abroad: Europe.
Permanent address: Road No. 13/A, Rajendra Nagar, Patna, Bihar.