[I.N.C.-Karol Bagh-ST (Delhi)]  
Father's Name
Date of Birth
Place of Birth
Marital Status
Spouse's Name
Late Shri Jagjivan Ram
31 March 1945
Patna (Bihar)
Married on 29 November 1968
Shri Manjul Kumar
One sons and two daughters
Educational Qualifications 
Permanent Address 
Present Address 
Positions Held
1994 onwards
1996 onwards
Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments
Social and Cultural Activities
Special Interests
Favourite Pastime and Recreation
Sports and Clubs
Countries Visited
Other Information
M.A.,LL.B. Advanced Diploma in Spanish; Educated at M.G.D. School, Jaipur, Indraprastha College, and Miranda House, University of Delhi, Magadh University, Bihar and Spain
Political Worker, Advocate, Diplomat and Social Worker
A-2/21, Azad Apartments, Sri Aurobindo Marg,
New Delhi-110016
6, Krishna Menon Marg, New Delhi-110011
Tels. 3016555, 3014863;Fax. 3014066
Elected to Lok Sabha (Eighth)
Member, Consulatative Committee, Ministry of External Affairs
General Secretary, All India Congress Committee
Member, Congress Working Committee
General Secretary, A.I.C.C.
Re-elected to Lok Sabha (Eleventh)
Editor, Pavan Prasad-a monthly magazine
President (i) RUKAV Society (Institute for Blind Girls, Delhi; and (ii) All India Samta Movement; Member (i) Supreme Court Bar Association; (ii) Senate Panjab University, 1987-91; (iii) Bihar University, 1969-71; (iv) Governing Body, I.C.C.R., 1987-92; and (v) Governing Body, Akhil Bharatiya Hindi Sahitya Sammelan Prayag, Uttar Pradesh; Patron "Avantika" a group of contemporary artists; Chairperson, Meera Kala Mandir, Udaipur, Rajasthan; Vice-Chairperson, Rajendra Bhavan Trust Delhi,; Working President, Ravidas Samarak Society, Varanasi; Managing-Trustee, Jagjivan Ashram Trust
Active in the movements pertaining social reform, human rights and democracy
Writing poetry, painting, reading, travelling and gardening
India International Centre, New Delhi and Rotary Club
Widely travelled
As Chairperson, National Drought Relief Committee of the Congress Party during the century's worst drought in 1967, launched a Family Adoption Scheme under which drought-affected families were adopted by well to do families; Being committed to human rights and abolition of caste system, visited every place where atrocities were committed against scheduled castes and scheduled tribes during the last ten years; held meetings/demonstrations, courted arrest and filed Public Interest Litigation cases in Supreme Court to ensure justice to them; Third Secretary, embassy of India, Madrid, 1976-77; Second Secretary, High Commission of India, London;1977-79; Deputy Secretary, Ministry of External Affairs 1980-85; Member (i) Court of the Jawahar Lal Nehru University since 1996; and (ii) Court of the Delhi University since 1996
Election Result Of
Karol Bagh-SC Lok Sabha constituency
Total electorate
Total votes polled
Votes polled in favour of the
first four leading candidates :
  (i) Smt. Meira Kumar (I.N.C.)
(ii) Shri Kalka Das (B.J.P.)
(iii) Shri Nathu Prasad [C.P.I.(M)]
(iv) Shri B.R. Tamta [A.I.I.C.(T)]