Shri Harivansh Sahai Member of Parliament (MP) from Salempur (Uttar Pradesh) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri Harivansh Sahai

Political Party: Samajwadi Party

Constituency & State: Salempur (Uttar Pradesh)

Lok Sabha Experience: 11

Biographical Sketch Member of Parliament XI LOK SABHA


Father's Name	:   	Late Shri Jagdev Prasad

Date of Birth	:   	11 December 1939

Place of Birth	:   	Vishwambharpur (Kukurghanti) in Distt. Deoria 	
			(Uttar Pradesh)

Marital Status	:   	Married on 11 May 1953

Spouse's Name	:   	Late Smt. Kalavati Devi

Children	:   	Two sons and two daughters

Educational Qualifications :
	M. Sc.
	Educated at Allahabad University, Allahabad 
	(Uttar Pradesh)

Profession :
   	Agriculturist, Political and Social Worker, Teacher and 

Permanent Address :
   	Vill. Vishwambharpur, P.O. Kukurghanti, 
	Distt. Deoria-224137 (Uttar Pradesh)
	Tel. (05568) 7253

Positions Held :
1969-74, 1980-85,	Member, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
1989-90 and 1991-92	
1969-74	Member, Discipline Committee, All India Socialist Party
	Member, Privileges Committee, Library Committee, Jail Committee, 
	Agriculture Committee, Home Deptt. Committee, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
1980-85	Member, Estimates Committee, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
1989-90	Member, Representative Legislation Committee,
	Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
1991-92	Member, Public Accounts Committee, Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly
1993-95	Vice-President, Janata Dal, Uttar Pradesh
1996	Elected to Lok Sabha (Eleventh) 

Social and Cultural Activities :
   	Interested in social and cultural activities; played a special role in serving the handicapped, downtrodden, ailing and the injured persons, and providing them treatment; setting up schools to remove illiteracy; providing support and help to victims of natural calamitiesŃlike fire and flood; and organising cultural functions
Special Interests :

Always eager to take immediate steps for solving the problems of the poor, backward and the depressed communities, particularly those living in rural areas; special interest in getting poor family girls married in good families without dowry and providing help to destitutes through social and government organisations

Favourite Pastime and Recreation :
   Kavi Sammelan, wrestling, folk dance; organising debate competitions and dramas

Sports and Clubs :

Participated in traditional sports such as football, volleyball and kabaddi; encouraged talented sportsmen by organising competitions and awarding prizes and imbibing sportsman spirit in them

Other Information :

Lecturer in Chemistry for 31 years; detained under MISA for 19 months during Emergency; jailed for more than two dozen times for non-violent agitations for the sake of highlighting public problems; Secretary, Farmers and Workers Conference; and founded a dozen of educational institutions

Election Result :
Salempur Lok Sabha constituency
Total electorate	7,01,226
Total votes polled	5,17,179
Votes polled in favour of the
first four leading candidates:
(1) Shri Harivansh Sahai (S.P.)	1,56,427
(2) Shri Harikeval Prasad (S.A.P.)	1,20,731
(3) Shri Ram Naresh Kushwah (B.S.P.)	1,02,732
(4) Shri Kameshwar Uppadhya (I.N.C.)	57,009


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