RADHA RAMAN, SHRI, B. Com., Cong., (Delhi—Chandni Chowk—1957): S. of Shri B. Jyoti Prasad; B. at Delhi, August 4, 1904; ed. at Ramjas High School, Azad Qaumi Darsgah, Commercial College, Delhi, and Jamia Milia; m. Shrimati Kaushalya Devi, June 13, 1933; 1 S.; Public Worker; General Secretary, Delhi DCC, 1937-38; General Secretary, Delhi PCC (1938-39); Unanimously elected President of Delhi PCC for two terms (1948-51); Member, AICC (1950-52); Helped in organising individual satyagraha in 1940; Member, Indian Council of World Affairs; Member, Theosophical Society; Chief Commissioner of Bharat Scouts and Guides, Delhi; Author; Was editor of some English and Hindi journals; Founder and Director of Young Folks Brotherhood (1924) and Nations’ League of Pea-friends (1935); Promoter of several International Pen-friends’ and Cultural Conferences; Vice-President, Akhil Hind Balak Sangh since 1953, and President of its Delhi Branch; Member of several Children’s, Women’s and Youths’ Organisations; Member, National Council of Child Welfare; Convener, Bharat Sevak Samaj, Urban Zone, Delhi; Leader of several all-India organisations, Member, First Lok Sabha; Leader, Delegation of M.Ps. to Ceylon, Burma, Thailand and Nepal; Member, Parliamentary Delegation to China.
Hobbies: Pen-friendship; magazine-collecting.
Favourite pastime and recreation: Journalism.
Special interests: Education; social service; touring; Constructive work; co-operative movement; village work; NCC; Happy Education Society.
Sports and Clubs: Cricket; Badminton; Volley-ball; Member, Rotary Club, National Club and Constitution Club, Delhi.
Travels abroad: Ceylon, Burma, Thailand, Nepal and China.
Publications: World’s Children, Children’s News, New Outlook, Pen-Friend and Pen-friendship; Udgar; and Baljivan.
Permanent Address: 4165, Nai Sarak, Delhi.
[Voting results at the Election:
Shri Radha Raman .. 50,758
Shri Basant Rao Oak .. 36,361
Shri Mushtaq Ahmed .. 28,656
Shri Abdul Sattar .. 2,244]