TAMDAS, SHRI, Ind., [Madhya Pradesh-Morena-(Reserved-Sch. Castes), 1967]: s. of Shri Jiwan Dassji; b. at Lashkar, 1912; ed. at V. C. High School, Lashkar; m. Shrimati Shanti Devi, June 5, 1938; 2 s. and 1 d.; Agriculturist; joined the Indian National Congress in 1936; imprisoned in 1941 in connection with the Bhusawal Case; was a Member of the Kranti Kari Dal; participated in the 1942 movement; was associated with the P.S.P. from 1955 to 1962; rejoined Congress and finally left in 1966; was Member, Lashkar Municipal Committee, 1948—51; was member Constitutional Reforms Committee, Gwalior State, 1947; Member, Interim Legislature, Gwalior State 1948-49 and Madhya Bharat Legislative Assembly, 1951.
Social activities: Member, (1) All India; Yadav Youth League, 1932; (2) Kisan Sabha, Gwalior State, 1936-37; (3) Village upliftment Committee, Gwalior 1950; President, (1) Gwalior State Yadav Youth Working Committee, 1936-47; (2) All India Jatav League 1941-45; (3) Harijan Uplift and Uplift of Backward Area Committee, Lashker, 1948.
Favourite pastime and recreation: Walking, Satsang and reading religious books.
Special interests: Upliftment of backward areas and improvement of the lot of Kisan-mazdoors.
Permanent address: Hemsingh-Ki-Pareat, Lashkar, Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh.