Shri Yash Member of Parliament (MP) from Jalandhar (Punjab) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri Yash

Political Party: Congress (I)

Constituency & State: Jalandhar (Punjab)

Lok Sabha Experience: 10

Tenth Lok Sabha

Members BioprofileYASH*, SHRI

[Cong. (I) – Jalandhar (Punjab)]

Father’s NameDate of Birth

Place of Birth

Marital Status

Spouse’s Name


Educational Qualifications


Permanent Address

Present Address

Positions held

1946 onwards


1952 and 1956


1962, 1972 and 1980




Other Positions held

Books published

Favourite Pastime
and Recreation

Countries visited

Other Information



Shri Khushhal Chand (Mahatma Anand Swami)17th June, 1919

Jalalpur Jattan (Pakistan)


Smt. Swarna Yash

One son and three daughters

M.A., (Eco.)

Educated at Punjab University, Lahore (Pakistan)


Milap Bhawan, Milap Chowk, Jalandhar. Tel. 56836, 55942

A-35, South Extension II, New Delhi 110049. Tel. 6460548

Member, AICC

Treasurer, PCC, Punjab

Elected to Punjab Council

Deputy Minister, Punjab

Elected to Punjab Legislative Assembly

Minister of State, Punjab

Cabinet Minister, Punjab

Elected** to Lok Sabha (Tenth)

Vice-president, PCC, Punjab several times

Senior Vice-President, PCC, Punjab

‘Kaaravas’, ‘Aag’, ‘Main Poochchta Hoon’ (collection of short stories) and ‘Beas ke Pul Par’ (collection of one act plays)

Reading and writing

Widely travelled; Delegate to UNO, 1972

Honoured by several state governments for journalism; Managing Editor, Milap group of newspapers published from Jalandhar, Delhi and Hyderabad; President, Hindi Sahitya Sammelan, 1946-47; Freedom fighter, remained in various jails for seven years.


* Expired on 2 June 1992. **Returned in the election held on 19th February 1992.


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