Shri Sham Nath Member of Parliament (MP) from Chandni Chowk (Delhi) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri Sham Nath

Political Party: Congress

Constituency & State: Chandni Chowk (Delhi)

Lok Sabha Experience: 3

Third Lok Sabha

Members Bioprofile

SHAM NATH, SHRI, M.A., LL.B., Cong., (Delhi-Chandni Chowk—1962):  S. of Shri Shambhu Nath; B. Delhi, September 27, 1909; ed. at St. Stephens’ College, Delhi and Law College, Delhi; m. Shrimati Sushila Devi; 2. S. and 1 D.; Businessman; Took part in Civil disobedience Movement in 1930 and 1932 and suffered imprisonment for 6 months on each occasion; Was Chairman Irwin Hospital Advisory Committee for several years; Was member Executive Committee of the D.C.C. for several years; Was trustee, Delhi Improvement Trust, Delhi Cloth Mills Charity Trust and one of the Secretaries of Kasturba Gandhi Memorial Fund, Delhi and a Member of the Court of University of Delhi; Junior Vice-President, Delhi Municipal Committee, 1948, its Senior Vice President in 1950-51 and its President in 1951-54; Mayor, Delhi Municipal Corporation, 1960-61 and 1961-62; Member, Governing Bodies of Hindu College and the Indraprestha Girls College, Delhi; Deputy Minister for Information and Broadcasting since 1962.

Social activities:  Took part in the popularisation of Khadi, removal of untouchability and promotion of Communal harmony.

Hobby:  Foreign travelling.

Club:  Roshanara Club, Delhi.

Travels abroad:  U.S.S.R., Czechoslovakia, East Germany, U.K., France, Switzerland, U.S.A., Sweden, Denmark, Italy, Holland, Greece, Egypt, Belgium and Yugoslavia.

Permanent address:  12, Alipur Road, Delhi.

[Voting results at the Election: 

Electorate:  2,01,891

Shri Sham Nath                                                 . .                  69,508

Shri Amrit Lal Jindal                                           . .                  40,560

Shri Mirza Ahmed Ali                                          . .                  24,514

Shri Mangla Nand                                              . .                    4,476].


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