Fifth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile


SADHU RAM, CHAUDHARY, (Cong.) Punjab-Phillaur - (Res. Sch. Castes)—1971, Son of Shri Jawahar Mal; b. at Vill. Domeli, Distt. Kapurthala, January, 1909; ed. at Khalsa High School, Domeli; m. Smt. Rao Kaur, June 28, 1927; 4 s. and 2 d.; Businessman; joined Congress while student; President, All India Addharmis Movement, 1931; President, Punjab and All States Scheduled Castes Federation, 1942; suffered imprisonment in 1948 for voicing the cause of labour; President, D.C.C., Kapurthala, 1952; Convener, P.E.P.S.U. State Depressed Classes League since 1954; participated in all liberation movements; President, Phagwara Tehsil Congress Committee; General Secretary, (i) Praja Mandal, Kapurthala State, (ii) All India Depressed Classes League, New Delhi; President, Northern Railway Vendors Unions, New Delhi; Member, (i) National Railway Users' Consultative Council; (ii) Ferozepur Zonal Railway Users' Consultative Council; Ex-Member, (i) Parliamentary Committee on Punjabi Suba, (ii) Parliamentary Committee on Delimitation of Constituencies, (iii) Punjab State, Evaluation Committee of Harijan Welfare; Member, PEPSU Legislative Assembly (twice); Ex-Deputy Minister (Home), PEPSU; General Secretary, All India Depressed Classes League, Centre, New Delhi; Member, Working Committee, All India Depressed Classes League, Centre—New Delhi; Member, Second Lok Sabha, 1957-62; Third Lok Sabha, 1962-67; and Fourth Lok Sabha 1967-70; Member, A.I.C.C; Member, Executive Committee Congress Party in Parliament; Member, Committee on Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes, 1968-70, and Convener, of its Study Group on Land, Health and Housing Problems including Rehabilitation.

Social activities.—Arranging Seminars and conferences on rural uplift and uplift of backward classes and labour.

Favourite pastime and recreation.—Reading and writing.


Permanent address.—Sadhu Ram Nagar, Model Town, Phagwara.