SINHA, SHRI NAWAL KISHORE, (Cong.) Bihar-Muzaffarpur—1971, Son of Shri Sudarsan Prasad Sinha; b. at Vill. Dharfari, Distt. Muzaffarpur, January 8, 1922; ed. at G.B.B. College, Muzaffarpur and Hindi Vishwavidyalaya, Prayag; m. Shrimati Krishna Kumari, May 7, 1939; 2 s. and 1 d.; Agriculturist; General Secretary, Bihar Pradesh Congress Committee since 1968; Member, District Board, Muzaffarpur, 1946—58; one time Director of All Apex Cooperative Institutions in the State; Member, Bihar Legislative Assembly, 1952—68; Member, Privileges Committee and Estimates Committee of the State Assembly; Deputy Minister and State Minister, Government of Bihar, 1961—67; Vice-Chairman, Bihar State Bharat Sevak Samaj; President, Bihar State Khadi and Village Industries Board, 1969—71; Vice-President, Bihar Library Association, 1958—62.
Social activities.—Founded High Schools and Colleges in backward areas; engaged in rural welfare—works specially among farmers and artisans, Bhoodan, Gramdan, Sarvodaya work and expansion of cooperative movement.
Hobbies.—Reading, writing and travelling.
Favourite pastime and recreation.—Listening to poetry and music.
Special interests.—Agriculture and rural industries and child education;
Travels abroad.—Czechoslovakia, East Germany, West Germany, U.S.S.R., Denmark, U.K., France, Switzerland, Italy, Israel and Iran.
Permanent address.—Club Road, Muzaffarpur.