Fifth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

MISHRA,SHRI LALIT NARAYAN, M.A., (in Economics), Cong., (Bihar—Saharsa—1957); S. of Late Pandit Ravinandan Mishra: B. Basahpatty, January 1923; ed. at C.M. College, Patna; m. Shrimati Kameswari Debi, March 11, 1941; 2. S. and 2 D.; Cultivator; Wholetime Congress worker since 1939; Underwent two terms of imprisonment in 1941 and 1942 with five years of rigorous imprisonment for participation in Congress movement; Organised Bihar Provincial Students' Congress, 1941 and was its Secretary in 1944-46, President in 1946-48; Fellow, Patna University Senate, 1948-49; Organised First Bihar Economic Conference, Patna, 1950; As Secretary, Bihar P.C.C., Economic and Food Departments, carried on research work on jute cultivation and food survey in Bihar; As a Research Scholar of Patna University, did extensive research work on the "19th Century Colonial Policy of the British Empire"; Member, A.I.C.C., 1950-53; Member, Working Committee of Saharsa D.C.C.; Secretary, Bihar Economic Association; President, Bihar Jute Growers' Association; Member, First Lok Sabha, 1952-57; Member, Estimates Committee, Lok Sabha, 1955-56; Member, National Advisoiy Committee for Small Savings, 1956-57; In charge of Public Co-operation work in execution of the Kosi Project on behalf of Bharat Sevak Sarnaj, 1954-57; Parliamentary Secretary to Minister of Planning, Labour and Employment since June 1957.

Hobbies: Gardening and writing letters.

Favourite pastime and recreation: Music and conversation.

Publications: An armed League of unarmed Nation, a brochure on International Peace and a large number of articles on current economic and political affairs in periodicals and journals.

Permanent address: P.O. Balwabazar (Saharsa), Bihar.