GUPTA, SHRI BADSHAH, B.A., LL.B., Cong., (Uttar Pradesh—Mainpuri—1962): S. of Shri Jagannath Prasad; B. Village and P.O. Ram Nagar, District Mainpuri, 1900; ed. at Sanatan Dharam High School, Etawah, U.P., St. John’s College, Agra and Law College, Allahabad; m. Shrimati Shanti Devi, 1916; 2 S., 1 D.; Practised law from 1929 to 1946; Went to jail during 1940-41 and again in 1942 for participation in the national movement; President, (1) D.A.V. Inter College, Jeonti, District Manipuri, (2) Sri Adarsh Vidya Mandir J. H. School, Ram Nagar, (3) District Harijan Sevak Sangh, Mainpuri, (4) District Harijan Municipal Co-operative Society, Mainpuri, (5) D.C.C., Mainpuri; Member, P.C.C. and A.I.C.C. many times; District Convenor, Bharat Sewak Samaj, Mainpuri; Director, (1) District Cooperative Society Ltd., Mainpuri, (2) District Cooperative Development Federation, Mainpuri; Member, (1) U.P. State Warehousing Corporation, Manipuri, (2) Bharat Scouts and Guides Association, Mainpuri; Member, U.P. Legislative Assembly, 1946—52; Member, First Lok Sabha, 1952—57.
Hobbies: Political and social work under the Congress Organisation.
Favourite pastime and recreation: Tennis and Walking.
Special interest: Walking on foot in the woods and on the hills.
Permanent address: 160, Rajendra Nagar, Lucknow (U.P.).
[Voting results at the Election:
Shri Badshah Gupta . . 52,328
Shri Ram Nath . . 51,524
Shri Jagdish Singh . . 36,331
Shri Brij Pal Singh Nim . . 32,048
Shri Vishnu Dayal . . 31,186
Shri Janki Pras.ad . . 22,708
Shri Lala Ham Yadava . . 7,213
Shri Amiri Lai . . 5,240].