YADAVA, SHRI SHIVA SHANKAR PRASAD, (S.S.P.) Bihar-Khagaria—1971, Son of Shri Ayodhya Prasad Yadava; b. at Raghunathpur, P.S. Baliia, District Monghyr, April 20, 1907; ed. at Zila School, Monghyr and T.N.J. College, Bhagalpur; m. Smt. Girija Devi, June 16, 1926, 3 s. and 2 d.; Agriculturist and teacher; previously associated with Congress and took part in Salt Satyagraha, 1930 at Sabour, Distt. Bhagalpur; Associated with Congress Socialist Party 1945-48; Secretary District P.S.P. Party Monghyr 1949-50; President District Kisan Panchayat Monghyr; Secretary, M.P. Cooperative Society, Raghunathpur, 1958-59; Joint Secretary, (i) High School Sahebpur Kamal 1947-48, (ii) Kisan Panchayat Bihar, 1951; Member, Block Development Committee Sahebpur Kamal 1958-59.
Social activities.—Fighting against the oppression of the down-trodden and untouchability and was ex-communicated for this; started three Middle Schools, four High Schools and three Public Libraries.
Hobby.—Playing with children.
Favourite pastime and recreation.—Chess and bridge.
Special interests.—Reading, drama, music and painting.
Permanent address.—6, Raghunathpur, Via. Sahibpur Kamal Distt. Monghyr, Bihar.