MACHHAND, SHRI RAGHUBIR SINGH, Janata, (Madhya Pradesh—Bhind—1977): s. of Shri Raja Narendra Singh Judev; b. at Machhand Village Bhind District, August 1, 1912; ed. at Scindia School, Gwalior, matriculate, m. Smt. Rani Yaduraj Kumari, May 14, 1936; 2 d.; Agriculturist and erstwhile ruler of Machhand State; previously associated with Congress, 1936—66 and Jan Sangh 1966-67; helped the revolutionaries in the 1942 movement; President, (i) Shri Gandhi Degree College, Balaji, Mihona and (ii) Higher Secondary School, Machhand, Mahdawa; Director, Shri Krishan Ram Baldev Bank Ltd., Gwalior; Member, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly, 1967—72.
Social activities: Founded Higher Secondary School, Machhand Mahdawa, Gandhi Degree College, Balaji, Mihona, Bhind District, Secondary School Manpura, Jalaun District and Hindi Sahitya Kala Parishad, Machhand, Bhind District.
Favourite pastime and recreation: Hunting and sports.
Special interests: Education and rural uplift.
Permanent address: Machhand Village and P.O., Bhind District, Madhya Pradesh.