Shri Rohanlal Chaturvedi Member of Parliament (MP) from Etah (Uttar Pradesh) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri Rohanlal Chaturvedi

Political Party: Congress

Constituency & State: Etah (Uttar Pradesh)

Lok Sabha Experience: 1,2,4,5

Fifth Lok Sabha

Members Bioprofile 

CHATURVEDI, SHRI ROHANLAL, B.A., LL.B., (Cong.) Uttar Pradesh-Etah—1971, Son of Shri Jwala Prasad Misra; b. at Lakhimpur Kheri, July 7, 1919; ed. at Modern High School, Allahabad, D.A.V. High School, Allahabad, Theosophical National School, Banaras, Ewing Christian College, Allahabad and Allahabad University; m. Shrimati Daya Chaturvedi; 1 s.; Advocate; suffered imprisonment for one year during the Quit India Movement; Founder of ‘Pratipada’, a fortnightly Hindi Journal; Member, (i) Allahabad University Court, 1946-53, (ii) Banaras Hindu University Court, (iii) Honorary Magistrates’ Selection Board, Etah, (iv) District Anti-Corruption Committee, Etah, (v) Vidyalankar Study Team on Five Year Plan-Publicity set up by the Government of India, 1963-64, (vi) Malkani Committee set up by the Government of India to promote the welfare of Harijans, (vii) Railway Users’ Consultative Committee of the North Eastern Railway, (viii) Etah District Congress Committee since 1945 and (ix) Uttar Pradesh Congress Committee and All India Congress Committee for long; General Secretary, Mahatma Gandhi National Memorial Fund, Etah, 1948-49; Member, (i) First Lok Sabha, 1952-57, (ii) Second Lok Sabha, 1957-62 and (iii) Fourth Lok Sabha, 1967-70; Union Deputy Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, March 18, 1967—November 14, 1967 and Deputy Minister of Railways, November 15, 1967—March 17, 1971; Chairman, House Committee, Fifth Lok Sabha, 1971.

Social activities.—General Secretary, Ewing Christian College Historical Society, Allahabad, 1937-38; President, Bharat Scouts and Guides, Etah, 1949-52; Chairman, Cultural Association, Kala Bharati, Etah; Founder and Sanchalak of Sarvodaya Ashram, Etah and Founder of Sarvodaya Vidyapeeth, Etah.


Favourite pastime and recreation.—Travelling, sight-seeing, indoor games, reading books and journals.

Special interests.—Literature, politics, physiognomy, social service especially of the poor.

Travels abroad.—China, Thailand, Burma and some other Eastern countries.

Permanent address.—Chaturvedi Kuncha, Etah, Uttar Pradesh.

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