THAKUR, SHRI SHIV KUMAR SINGH, M.Com., LL.B.,Sahitya Ratan [Congress (I)—Madhya Pradesh, Khandwa, 1980] s. of Thakur Naval Singh; b. at Burhanpur, Khandwa District January 26, 1944; ed. at Seva Sadan Mahavidyalaya Burhanpur; m. Smt. Kishori, May 12, 1969; 1 d.; Advocate; was a student leader during school and college days participated in several demonstrations and strikes during 1977-79 against Janata Government’s anti people policies; President, (i) Madhya Pradesh Youth Congress, 1973, and (ii) Burhanpur City District Congress Committee, since 1977; Member, Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee since 1972; Member, Bar Association, Barhanpur since 1967; District Cabinet Advisor, Lions Clubs of Madhya Pradesh, 1978; President, (i) Burhanpur Municipal Committee 1973, (ii) Agriculture Produce Mandi Samiti, Burhanpur, (iii) Co-operative Marketing Society, (iv) Seva Sadan Education Society running graduate and postgraduate courses, (v) Bidi Majdoor INTUC Union Burhanpur, (vi) Cooperative Spinning Mills, INTUC Bahadurpur, (vii) Nimar Textiles (INTUC), Khandwa and (viii) Burhanpur Tapti Mills INTUC Burhanpur Vice-President, Madhya Pradesh Bus Owners Association, 1972; Patron, Saraswati Gyan Prasark Samiti (running Library and Bal Mandir in-Labour Area) since 1975; Member, Madhya Pradesh Legislative Assembly, 1972-77 and 1977-80; presently Member, Committee on Papers Laid on the Table.
Sports and clubs : Cricket, Convener, All India Thakur Navalsingh Gold Cup Kabaddi Tournament for the last seven years and Patron, Hanuman Vyayamshala—a Cultural, Social and Gymnastic organisation.
Travels abroad : East Germany, Nepal and U.S.S.R.
Permanent address : Braham Shakti, Mominpura, Burhanpur, Madhya Pradesh.