DIKSHIT, SHRI JAGDISH CHANDRA, B.A., (Hons.), M.A., LL.B., Dip in International Economics, (Cong.) U.P. Sitapur—1971, Son of Shri Lakshmi Narain; b. at Lucknow, November 21, 1925; ed. at International Institute of Higher Labour Studies, Geneva, Switzerland; m. Smt. Kamal Dikshit, June 18, 1943; 1 s.; Trade Unionist, Economist and Industrial Jurisprudence; attended foundation Conference of All India Students” Federation, Lucknow, 1937; Convener, All India Students’ Congress, 1944; Professor, Subhas National (Post Graduate) College, Unnao, 1947-54; Founder, V. D. Tripathi Hindi Vidyapith, Unnao, 1948; Secretary, A.I.T.U.C., U.P., 1943-47 and (ii) District Congress Committee, Unnao, 1948-51; President, U.P. Students’ Congress, 1946; Principal, R. R. Degree College, Amethi, 1959-65; Joined I.N.T.U.C., 1947; President, (i) I.N.T.U.C, U.P., 1954-55, (ii) Indian National Sugar Mill Workers’ Federation, 1955-56; and (iii) Indian National Electricity Workers’ Federation since 1967; Member, Working Committee, I.N.T.U.C, since 1955; Member, (i) Agra University Senate, 1950-54 and 1959-60, (ii) Lucknow University Court, 1958-61, (iii) Gorakhpur University Court, 1959-65, (iv) Sugar Industry Productivity Team, 1960, (v) Development Council for Oil Based Industries, 1960-65, (vi) Central Wage Board for Electricity Industry, (vii) Sugar Panel of National Commission on Labour, 1968-69, (viii) Development Council for Heavy Electricity Industry since 1969, and (ix) Sugar Industry’s Enquiry Commission since October, 1970; Member, (i) Legislative Council, U.P.., 1957-60 and (ii) Rajya Sabha, 1969-70.
Favourite pastime and recreation.—Reading and writing.
Travels abroad.—Canada, Cuba, U.S.A., UK,, U.S.S.R., Ireland, Norway, Sweden, Denmark, Belgium, Germany, France, Switzerland, Italy, Greece, Syria, Lebanon, Egypt., Hong Kong, Philippines, Puerto Rico, Iran, Yugoslavia, Mexico, Japan, Singapore and Malaysia.
Permanent address.—Jagdish Bhuwan, Sarojini Devi Lane, Maqbool Ganj, Lucknow.