|7th Lok Sabha|
TIWARI, SHRI R.G., B.A., LL.B [Congress (I) -Madhya Pradesh, Janjgir, 1980] s. of Shri Bodh Ram Tiwari; b. at Loharsi (Sone) Village, Bilaspur District, August 23, 1910; ed. at Village School Loharsi, Edward High School Sarangarch, Govt. High School, Bilaspur, Robertson College, Jabalpur, University College of Law, Nagpur University; m. Smt. Satyawati Devi, May 15, 1932; 5 s.; Lawyer and Agriculturist; previously associated with Samyukt Socialist Party, 1959-64; Chairman, District Samyukt Socialist Party; Secretary Town Congress Committee, Bilaspur; Hony. Professor of Law, M.E.S. Law College, Bilaspur, 1955-67; Hony. Secretary, Education Committee of Bilaspur Municipal Committee; Hony. Secretary, Central Co-operative Bank, Bilaspur 1956-71; Member, (i) State Co-operative Bank, M.P., 1959-77 and (ii) State Land Development Bank, M.P.; Chairman, (i) State Co-operative Union, M.P., 1965-71, and (ii) M.P. State Co-operative Marketing Federation, 1965-71; President, (i) National Co-operative Union of India, New Delhi, 1971-77 and (ii) National Agricultural Co-operative Marketing Federation of India Ltd., 1977 till date & Member (a) Board of Directors & Executive Committee since 1965, and (b) Governing Council for about 10 years; Member, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly 1967-71; Member, Fifth Lok Sabha 1971-77;
Favourite pastime and recreation: Cultural programmes and Reading, specially philosophy & classical literature.
Special interests: Primary Education, "Rural development and Cooperation.
Accomplishments in letters, art and science: A few articles on the subject of Co-operation, and allied problems.
Travels abroad: U.K., France, Germany, USSR, U.S.A., Poland, Hungary, Czechoslovakia, Holland, Sweden, Switzerland, Egypt, Iraq, Iran, Italy, Japan, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia, Sri Lanka—All in connection with Coop. Delegations, Seminars, Conferences and meetings of Central Committee of International Coop. Alliance on Cooperation & Rural Development.
Permanent address: (1) Bodhpunj Bilaspur (M.P.) (2) Loharsi (Sone) Distt. Bilaspur (M.P.).