LAISRAM, SHRI ACHAW SINGH, M.A.; Socl., (Manipur- Inner Manipur—1957): S. of Shri Laisram Gourachand Singh; B. Wangkei Ayangpalli, Imphal, November, 1920; ed. at St. Paul's College Calcutta and Calcutta University; m. Shrimati Sumati Devi, December, 1949; 4 S.; Social and Political Worker; Member, Manipur State Assembly, 1948; Secretary, Manipur Socialist Party, 1948—52; Principal, Canchipur Polytechnic, Imphal, 1949-50; Founder Principal, Ananda Singh Academy, 1950—54 and Imphal Night College 1952; Was elected to Manipur Electoral College in 1951; Founder-Principal cum Secretary, Imphal College 1952—54; An active worker and sponsor of the Assembly Satyagraha in Manipur, 1954-55; Chairman, Assam Provincial Executive of the Socialist Party of India 1955-56; As Chairman of the Action Committee was detained in 1955; Was elected to the Manipur Territorial Council in the 1957 general elections.
Travels abroad: Burma.
Permanent address: Wangkhei Ayangpalli, Imphal.
[Voting results at the Election:
Shri Achaw Singh Laisram . . 28,881
Shri Laisram Jugeswar Singh .. 27,371
Shri Tockhom Bira Singh .. 19,298
Shri Somarendra Singh .. 9,082
Shri L. Ibunabal Singh .. 8,212]