Fifth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile


KHAN, SHRI SHAH NAWAZ, (Cong.) U.P. Meerut—1971, Son of Shri Tikka Khan; b. at Vill. Matore, Rawalpindi, Pakistan, January 24, 1914; ed. at Prince of Wales Royal Indian Military College, Dehra Dun and Indian Military College, Dehra Dun; m. Shrimati Karim Jan, August 20, 1940; 3 s. and 2 d.; Agriculturist; Commissioned, February, 1936; joined the Indian National Army under Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose and rose to the rank of the Maj-General in 1945; appointed G.O.C., Congress Seva Dal in 1946; Member, (i) First Lok Sabha, 1952-57, (ii) Second Lok Sabha, 1957-62 and (iii) Third Lok Sabha, 1962-67; Chairman, National Seeds Corporation Ltd., June 1968-January, 1971 & concurrently was the Chairman, Food Corporation of India, December 1968-January, 1971; appointed Minister of State in the Ministry of Steel and Mines in May, 1971.

Social activities.—Secretary-General, Insani Biradri since 1970.

Hobbies.—Shooting and swimming.

Favourite pastime and recreation.—Farming and sports.

Special interest.—Agriculture.

Books published.—I.N.A. and its Netaji.

Clubs.—Chelmsford Club, Delhi.

Travels abroad.—Afghanistan, Jordan, Iraq, Egypt, France and Holland.

Permanent address.—Village and P.O. Aithal, Distt. Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh.