Shri Darbara Singh Member of Parliament (MP) from Hoshiarpur (Punjab) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri Darbara Singh

Political Party: Congress

Constituency & State: Hoshiarpur (Punjab)

Lok Sabha Experience: 5

Fifth Lok Sabha

Members Bioprofile 

DARBARA SINGH, SHRI, (Cong.) Punjab-Hoshiarpur—1971, Son of S. Dalip Singh; b. at V. & P.O. Jandiala, Distt. Jullundur, Feb. 10, 1916; ed. at Khalsa College, Amritsar; m. Shrimati Gurbachan Kaur, 1933; 3 s. and 1 d.; Agriculturist; participated in Freedom Movement and suffered imprisonment in 1942 to 1945 and again in 1946; President, D.C.C. Jullundur, 1946-50; General Secretary, Punjab P.C.C., 1953 to 1956; President, Punjab P.C.C., 1957-64; Member, A.I.C.C. since 1954; Member, Congress Working Committee since 1962; Member, Punjab State Assembly, 1952-69; Minister for Cooperation in Punjab Government, 1956-57; Minister of Agriculture, Panchayati Raj and P.W.D., 1962-64; Minister of Home and Development, 1964-67; Member, Sugar Cooperative Mills, Bhogpur, 1959; President, (i) Panchayat Parishad Punjab since 1966, (ii) Punjab State Cooperative Union, 1958-62 and (iii) State Transport Union, 1959-62; elected Dy. Leader Congress Party in Parliament in 1971.


Favourite pastime and recreation.—Reading and walking.

Special interest.—Social work. 


Travels abroad.—Afghansetan, U.S.S.R., Austria, Hungary, U.K., France, Switzerland, Italy, Holland, Germany and U.A.R.

Permanent address.—Vill. & P.O. Jandiala, Teh. Phillaur, Distt. Jullundur, Punjab.

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