|Third Lok Sabha|
SARDAR, B.A., LL.B., Cong., (Punjab— Patiala—1962): S. of Sardar
Sham Singh; B. Montgomery, August 30, 1895; ed. at Government High School,
Montgomery, Khalsa College. Amrilsar and Law College, Lahore; m. Shrimati
Tripat Kaur, 1914; 1 D.; Advocate; Formerly member, Akali Party and
President, Shiromani Akali Dai lor 3 years; Member, Singh Sabha, Montgomery
and its President for three years; Manager, Khalsa High School, Montgomery,
1941 and 1943—45; Chairman, Governing Body, S.G.T.B. Khalsa College,
Delhi; Ex-President, Bar Association, Distt. Montgomery; Puisne Judge,
St.ite High Court, Kapurthala—December, 1947 to November, 1948; Member,
Constituent Assembly, Provisional Parliament, First Lok Sabha and Second Lok
Sabha; Member, Parliamentary Delegation to U.S.S.R. and Yugoslavia; Member,
Parliamentary Delegation to Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference,
Australia, 1959; Member of Delegation to Commonwealth Parliamentary
Conference, London, 1961; Invited to Russia under Leaders Exchange Programme;
Elected member of the General Council of the Commonwealth Parliamentary
Conference for two years; Elected Dy. Speaker, Second Lok Sabha and Speaker,
Third Lok Sabha.
Hobbies: Reading and walking.
Sports: Hockey; Member, Punjab University Hockey Team, 1914-15.
Travels abroad: Japan, Australia. Singapore, Burma, Malaya, Poland, U.S.S.R., U.S.A., Canada, U.K., Yugoslavia and various other European countries.
Permanent address: 20, Akbar Road, New Delhi.