Shri Kedar Nath Singh Member of Parliament (MP) from Hapur (Uttar Pradesh) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri Kedar Nath Singh

Political Party: Congress (I)

Constituency & State: Hapur (Uttar Pradesh)

Lok Sabha Experience: 4,5,8

8th Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

SINGH, SHRI KEDAR NATH, M.Com., LL.B. [Congress (I)—Uttar Pradesh, Hapur, 1984]  s. of late Thakur Ramphal Singh; b. at Balwa, District, Sultanpur, 1928: ed. at Uday Pratap College, Varanasi and Allahabad University; m. Shrimati Sonraj Devi, 1955; 3 s. and 1 d.; Advocate; previously associated with (i) Revolutionary Socialist Party, 1951-57, and (ii) Communist Party, 1957-64; Associated with Revolutionary Movement in early age; expelled twice from college for participation in Quit India Movement of 1942 and was also jailed in that connection; arrested at Varanasi being member of Action Committee of Students Movement and jailed at Lucknow, 1946-47; took leading part in all the students’ movements in Uttar Pradesh, 1947-55; was arrested twice during Kisan Movement in Uttar Pradesh and jailed during 1956-63; undertook hunger strike for 21 days for maintaining autonomy of the Universities and restoration of the compulsory recognition to University Students’ Unions; Union Deputy Minister for Parliamentary Affairs, 1971-74 and Agriculture and Irrigation 1974-77; Chairman, Food Industries Ltd. (formerly Modem Bakeries), 1981-84, President, Allahabad University Union, 1953; Joint   Secretary, Railwaymen’s Federation, 1949-50; President, All U.P. Universities and Degree Colleges Students Unions, 1953-54; joined the Bar at Sultanpur, 1956; Member, Fourth Lok Sabha, 1970; Fifth Lok Sabha, 1971-77.

Social activities:  Worked for the expansion of education, particularly to the rural poor; set up premier scientific and technological institutions in rural areas to facilitate the application of modern tools and techniques in the agricultural and allied activities.

Favourite pastime and recreation:  Gardening and Reading.

Special interests:  Kisan Movement.

Travels abroad:  Switzerland, Japan, Germany, U.S.A., U.K., U.S.S.R., Yugoslavia, Czechoslovakia, Bangladesh and Nepal.

Permanent address:  Civil Lines, Sultanpur, U.P.


These Biodata of present and past Members of Parliament are taken from Also any reference to the location of a particular State, or Country in the bio-profile of Members (particularly in the columns ‘place of birth’ or ‘Educated at’) is given by the Members themselves while filling up of the Proforma after their election to the Lok Sabha. Any discrepancy in data should be brought to our notice for correction. Our Email: [email protected]

Important Links:

Go to Uttar Pradesh MP Election Page

Go to Indian Election and Politics Master Page

Go to Yearbook Page

Latest Govt Job & Exam Updates:

View Full List ...