Chaudhari Charan Singh Member of Parliament (MP) from Baghpat (Uttar Pradesh) Biodata

Name of Member: Chaudhari Charan Singh

Political Party: Lok Dal

Constituency & State: Baghpat (Uttar Pradesh)

Lok Sabha Experience: 6,7,8

8th Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

CHARAN SINGH, SHRI, B.Sc., M.A., LL.B., [Lok Dal—Uttar Pradesh, Baghpat, 1984]  s. of Ch. Meer Singh; b. at Noorpur Village, Ghaziabad District, December 23, 1902; ed. at Government High School, Meerut and Agra College, Agra; m. Smt. Gayatri Devi, June 5, 1925; 1 s. and 5 d.; Lawyer and Political Worker; associated with Congress 1929-67; Founder-leader of (i) Bharatiya Kranti Dal, 1967, (ii) Bharatiya Lok Dal, 1974, (iii) Janata Party, 1977, (iv) Lok Dal, September, 1979 and (v) Dalit Mazdoor Kisan Party, 1984; Minister, Government of Uttar Pradesh, 1951-67 with a gap of 17 months; Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh, April, 1967—February 1968 and February 1970—October 1970; Union Minister of Home Affairs, March 26, 1977—June 30, 1978; Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, January 24, 1979—July 19, 1979; Prime Minister July 28, 1979—January 14,  1980; Vice-Chairman, District Board, Meerut, 1930—35; Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, 1937—39 and 1946—77; Parliamentary Secretary, Uttar Pradesh, 1946—51; Leader of the Opposition, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly, 1971—77; Member, (i) Sixth Lok Sabha, 1977-79 and (ii) Seventh Lok Sabha, 1980—84.

Favourite pastime and recreation:  Reading.

Special interests:  Economic problems, especially agrarian problems.

Publications:  (i) ‘Abolition of Zamindari’, (ii) ‘Cooperative Farming X-rayed revised under the title ‘India’s Poverty and its Solution’, (iii) ‘Agrarian Revolution in Uttar Pradesh’, (iv) ‘India’s Economic Policy’ –A Gandhian  Blue Print,  (v) ‘Economic Nightmare of  India’ –  Its Cause and Cure, (vi) ‘Who is Casteist?’ –An  Analysis, (vii) ‘Shistachar’ , (viii) ‘Land  Reforms  in U. P.  and  Kulaks’, (ix) ‘India’s  Political  System’ (under  publication). 

Travels abroad:  U.S.A.

Permanent address:  12, Tughlak Road, New Delhi-110011.

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