Biographical Sketch Member of Parliament 12th Lok Sabha

Father's Name       	Late Thakur Prasad Yadav                

Date of Birth  		5 October 1923

Marital Status      	Widower 

Spouse's Name       	Late Smt. Radha Devi                    

Children            	Three sons and  two daughters

Educational Qualifications  


               Educated at Patna Board, Patna (Bihar)


               Agriculturist, Political and Social Worker

Permanent Address  

               Vill. & P.O. Malahanama, Triveniganj,   
               Distt- Supaul-852131                    

               Tel. (06471) 20139                                                    

Present Address  

		8, Pandit Pant Marg,
		New Delhi-110001

		Tel. (011) 3717592

Positions Held  

1967-88        Member, Bihar Legislative Assembly (three terms)

1971           Cabinet Minister, Housing and Tourism, Bihar

1977           Cabinet Minister, Public Works Department, Bihar

1998           Elected to 12th Lok Sabha

1998-99        Member, House Committee
               Member, Committee on Agriculture

               Member, Joint Committee on Salaries and
               Allowances of Members of Parliament

      	       Member, Consultative Committee, Ministry of 
	       Rural Areas and Employment

               Member, North-Eastern Railway Advisory Committee

Favourite Pastime and Recreation  

Reading and listening to folk music

Other Information  

Participated in the Quit India Movement, 1942

Election Result of
Saharsa Lok Sabha Constituency  
Total electorate 	11,41,534
Total votes polled 	 7,37,236

Votes polled in favour of the first four leading candidates

(1) Shri Anup Lal Yadav 			(R.J.D.) 2,59,961
(2) Shri Dinesh Chandra Yadav 			(J.D.)   2,05,793
(3) Shri Md.Farooque Salahuddin Choudhary 	(S.A.P.) 1,92,749
(4) Shri Taranand Sada 				(I.N.C.)   52,579