BRAR, SHRIMATI GURBRINDER KAUR, M.A. [Congress (I)—Punjab, Faridkot, 1980) d. of S. Jaswant Singh; b. at Kairon Village, Amritsar District, August 12, 1922; ed. at Kinnaird College, Lahore and, Government College for Boys, Lahore (now in Pakistan); m. S. Harcharan Singh Brar, February 24, 1948; 1 s. and 1 d.; House-wife and Social Worker; was Minister of State for Housing, Government of Punjab, 1973-77; President, District Congress Committee, Ferozepur, 1964-70; Vice-president, Indian Council for Child Welfare, 1976 onwards (for two terms); also elected Vice-President (i) Bharatiya Grameen Mahila Sangh and (ii) Social Health in India; President, Rural Development Council, Haryana, 1977-79; Member, Punjab Legislative Assembly, 1972-77; Attended the World Conference of Child Welfare in Tokyo, 1959; Member, Government Delegation to attend the Habitat Conference, Vancouver (Canada), 1976.
Social activities: Participation in women and child welfare activities.
Favourite pastime and recreation: Gardening, interior decoration and reading.
Sports and clubs: Golf and Badminton; Member, (i) Golf Club, Delhi; (ii) Chandigarh Club; and (iii) Chandigarh Golf Club.
Travels abroad: Taiwan, Philippines, Hongkong, Sri Lanka, West Germany, Switzerland, France, Belgium, Sweden, U.S.A., Canada, Japan U.S.S.R., Afghanistan, Netherlands, Denmark, Kenya, Thailand, U.K. and Ireland.
Permanent address: Srai Nanga Village, Bariwala P.O., Faridkot District, Punjab.