Shri Raghuvir Singh Shastri Member of Parliament (MP) from Baghpat (Uttar Pradesh) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri Raghuvir Singh Shastri

Political Party: Independents

Constituency & State: Baghpat (Uttar Pradesh)

Lok Sabha Experience: 4

4th Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

SHASTRI SHRI RAGHUVIR SINGH, Ind., (Uttar Pradesh-Baghpat-1967:  s. of Shri Khazan Singh; b. at Vill. Kakor, Distt Meerut, December 5, 1917; ed. at Oriental College, Lahore; Arya Maha Vidyalaya, Kirthal. Distt.Meerut and Jat High School, Muzaffarnagar: m. Shrimati Ganga Devi, 1937: 4 s.; Businessman and Journalist; was editor of “Jagrit Haryana” (Weekly) and “Samrat” (Weekly); Editor, “Aryodaya” (Weekly); took active Part in the freedom movement and in the “Save Hindi” movement conducted by Arya Samaj in Punjab in 1957-58 and was detained in this connection; Principal, Arya Mahavidyalaya Kirthal, for ten years; Secretary. (1) Sarvadeshik Arya Pratinidhi Sabha, New Delhi, 1959-60; (2) Bhasha Swatantra Samiti; (3) Arya Pratinidhi Sabha, Punjab; (4) Arya Vidya Parishad. (5) Gurukul Kangri Vishwavidyalaya; (6) Arya Vidya Sabha; (7) Arya Mahavidyalaya, Kirthal, since 1947; Life-Member, (1) Jat Vedic College, Baraut, District Meerut; (2) Shri Vidya Man dor Inter College, Chhaprauli; (3) Janta Inter College, Sarurpur Kalan, District Meerut: (4) Kanya Gurukul, Narela, Delhi.

Social activities:  Closely associated with formation and running of Panchayats in Western U.P. and Haryana; worked actively for Harijan uplift, marriage reforms, agricultural reforms rural uplift, etc.

Favourite pastime and recreation:  Sight seeing, horse riding and swimming.

Publications: Life of Sir Chhotu Ram (in Hindi); Pamphlet on Brihatter Haryana (in Hindi).

Sports:  Kabaddi, Yogic Asanas. 

Travels abroad:  Pakistan.

Permanent address:  Village Kakor, P.O. Chhaprauli, District Meerut, Uttrar Pradesh.

 


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