Second Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

LAHIRI, SHRI JITEN, M.Sc. (Calif.), Cong., (West Bengal— Serampore—1957): S. of late Sashi Bhushan Lahiri; B. Serampore, March, 1889; ed. at Krishnanath College, Berhampur (West Bengal) and California University, U.S.A.; widower; 2 S.; Businessman; Ex-Vice-Chairman, Serampore Municipality; Member, Board of Industries, West Bengal; President, Solid Woven Belting Association; Member, Regional Transport Authority, Hooghly District; President, Hindi Vidyapith, Rishra, Hooghly District; Member, Tuberculosis Association of Hooghly District; Member, West Bengal Legislative Assembly (1952—57); Was associated with Jugantar Party in undivided Bengal; Founder-Managing Director, Bengal Belting Works Ltd., Founder-Director, Bengal Electric Lamp Works Ltd.; Associated with Harijan movement, primary and secondary schools and charitable organisations in Hooghly District.

Special interests: Cottage and small industries.

Clubs: President, New Gate Athletic Club of Serampore and Member, Rifle Club, Serampore.

Travels abroad: Japan, U.S.A., U.K. and Continent.

Permanent address: 56, Jitendra Nath Lahiri Road, P.O. Serampore, District Hooghly (West Bengal).

[Voting results at the Election:

Electorate: 4,28,149

Shri Jiten Lahiri ..               1,25,793

Shri Tushar Chattopadhyay .. 1,20,264]