Shri Prakash Vir Shastri Member of Parliament (MP) from Hapur (Uttar Pradesh) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri Prakash Vir Shastri

Political Party: Independents

Constituency & State: Hapur (Uttar Pradesh)

Lok Sabha Experience: 2,3,4

4th Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

SHASTRI, SHRI PRAKASH VIR, Vidya Bhaskar, Shastri, M.A., (Sanskrit)—Ind., (U.P. Hapur—1967);  s. of Shri Dalipsingh Tyagi; b. at Rehra, Distt. Moradabad, January 1923; ed, at Gurukul Mahavidyalaya, Jwalapur (Hardwar) and Sanskrit Vishwavidyalaya, Varanasi; m. Smt. Yashoj, 1946, 2 s; Teacher, Social Worker and Agriculturist; president, Gurukul Mahavidyalaya, Jwalapur (Hardwar); Vice-President, Sarvadeshik Arya Pratinidhi Sabha, Delhi; President, (1) Arya Pratinidhi Sabha, U.P.; (2) Delhi Pradesh Hindi Sahitya Sammelan; Member, Second Lok Sabha, 1957—62 and Third Lok Sabha, 1962—67.

Social activities:  Social service through the organisation of Arya Samaj; service in hilly and forest areas; through the Backward Classes league; Harijan reform, especially in rural areas: honorary teaching work in Gurukul; spreading Hindi and other Indian languages in non-Hindi speaking States.

Hobby:  Reading.

Favourite pastime and recreation:  Literary and cultural discussions, travelling.

Special interests:  Social reforms, social service, educational institutions, studies and teaching.

Publications:  (1) Mere Sapnon ka Bharat; (2) Dhadhakta Kashmir; (3) Kashmir kei Vedi Par; (4) Gohatya  Ya  Rashtratlatya.

Sports:  Hockey and Volley-ball.

Travels abroad:  Thailand, Hongkong, Taiwan and Burma.

Permanent address:  Arya Pratinidhi Sabha Bhavan, Sultan Bazar, Hyderabad.


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