Shri Kripa Shanker Member of Parliament (MP) from Domariaganj (Uttar Pradesh) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri Kripa Shanker

Political Party: Congress

Constituency & State: Domariaganj (Uttar Pradesh)

Lok Sabha Experience: 3

Third Lok Sabha

Members Bioprofile

KRIPA SHANKER, SHRI, Cong., (U.P.- Domariaganj—1962):  S. of Shri Dhanpat Rai; B. Basti (U.P.), December 14, 1897; ed. at Government High School, Basti, passed Mukhtarship examination from Allahabad High Court; m. Shrimati Girja Devi, June, 1928; 2 S. and 6 D.; Legal Practitioner upto 1930; Insurance Business upto 1952: Was jailed thrice for participation in freedom movement; Was dictator of 1940 and 1942 movements; Twice President, Distt. Congress Committee; Thrice General Secretary, Distt. Congress Committee; Vice-President, G.R. S. Inter College, Basti and its Acting Manager for some time; Member, Notified Areas, Basti; Member, Distt. Board, Basti; General Secretary, Kayastha Social Reform League; Member, State Legislature, 1947—62; Parliamentary Secretary, U.P. Government, 1952—62.

Social activities:  Helping the poor and the down trodden.

Hobbies:  Reading religious books.

Special interest:  Village uplift and community development.

Permanent address:  Dharam Shala Road, Gandhi Nagar, Basti, U.P.

[Voting results at the Election:

Electorate:  4,16,674

Shri Kirpa Shanker                                                 . .                76,941

Shri Madhava Prasad Tripathi                                . .                75,362

Shri Sant Bahadur Singh                                        . .                54,554].


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