Shri Braj Raj Singh Member of Parliament (MP) from Firozabad-SC (Uttar Pradesh) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri Braj Raj Singh

Political Party: Socialist

Constituency & State: Firozabad-SC (Uttar Pradesh)

Lok Sabha Experience: 2

Second Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

SINGH, SHRI BRAJ RAJ, M.A.(Prev.), LL.B., Sahitya Ratna, Socl., (U.P.—Firozabad—1957): S. of Th. Gaurishanker Singh, B. Kuberpur village, Khairgarh, Mainpurr Distt., November 13, 1921; ed. at Balwant Rajput College, St. John’s College and Agra College, Agra; m. Sushila Devi, June 24, 1943; 3 S.; Legal  practitioner; Secretary, District Socialist Party, Agra; President, Hind Kisan Panchayat, Agra District; President, Mazdoor Panchayat, Firozabad, and President, Adhikar Raksha Samiti, Firozabad; Member, Indian. National Congress till 1948, then Member of Socialist Party, subsequently Member of Praja Socialist Party, now again Member of Socialist Party; Led Quit India movement of students in Agra district in August 1942 and went underground for two months thereafter; Organised’ the Socialist Party in Agra District; Led the Anti-Irrigation Rates satyagraha in Agra District in 1954, and was sentenced to six months imprisonment, but released after three months when the Special Powers Act of 1932 was declared ultra vires by the Allahabad High Court; Has worked for the eradication of the evils of drink etc. among the sweepers and for the removal of purdah in Hindu society; Has worked for the organisation and setting up of several labour unions, including those of the mehtars and the peasantry, at Agra and Firozabad.

Accomplishments in letters: Has composed thousands of Hindi poems and written a novel and several short stories, in Hindi.

Hobbies: Kabaddi playing and long jump.

Special interests: Hindi poetry and literature.

Sports: Badminton.

Permanent address: Vishwa Sadan, Arya Nagar, Firozaoad, Distt. Agra, U.P.

[Voting results at the Election:

Electorate: 4,11,952

Shri Braj Raj Singh ..            1,04,637

Ch. Raghubir Singh ..            81,722

Shri Shiv Shanker Sharma …. 30,098]

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