Virdhi Chand Jain

Summary

Virdhi Chand Jain (1920-2010) was an Indian freedom fighter, parliamentarian and lawyer. He was a Member of Parliament for Barmer in Rajasthan and former Member of Legislative Assembly in Barmer constituency from Rajasthan. He was a party member of Indian National Congress.[1]

Virdhi Chand Jain
Member of Parliament
In office
1980-1984 Seventh Lok Sabha
1984-1989 Eighth Lok Sabha
Preceded byTan Singh
Succeeded byKalyan Singh Kalvi
ConstituencyBarmer-Jaisalmer
Advocate; previously associated with Forward Bloc, 1939-40 and Marwar Lok Parishad 1946-49; Indian National Congress from 1949; Member, Barmer Nagarpalika, 1950-53; Pramukh, Barmer Zila Parishad (twice), October 1959—February, 1964; President, (i) Bharat Sewak Samaj, Barmer District for the last 20 years and (ii) Homoeopathy Hospital run by Bharat Sewak Samaj, Barmer District, for the last 20 years; presently also President, Barmer Zila Nashabandi Mandal; Member, Rajasthan Legislative Assembly, 1967—January, 1980; Member, (i) Seventh Lok Sabha, 1980-84, (ii) Committee on Absence of Members from the Sittings of the House, 1980, (iii) Joint Committee on Offices of Profit, 1981-84, (iv) Joint Committee on Salaries & Allowances of Members of Parliament, 1982-84.
Personal details
Born(1920-07-04)4 July 1920
Barmer, Rajasthan
Died13 January 2010(2010-01-13) (aged 89)
Political partyIndian National Congress
Spouse(s)Late Smt. Mooli Devi
Relations9 grandchildren (Piyush Jain and 8 others)
ChildrenLate Shri Shankar Lal Jain
Shri Mohan Lal Jain
Shri Sooraj Mal Jain
EducationB.Com., LL.B.

PersonalEdit

Late Shri Virdhi Chand Jain also known as Vridhi Chand Jain, son of Shri Rawat Mal Jain, was born on 4 July 1920 in a Bohra Jain family at Chohtan, Barmer, Rajasthan. A Commerce and Law graduate, studied at Sanatan Dharma College, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh. He was married to Late Smt. Mooli Devi and has three sons, and 9 grandchildren including grandson Piyush Jain who is settled in United States along with his wife Mukta Jain, son Ayush Jain and daughter Aastha Jain. Late Shri Virdhi Chand Jain was Bohra - Jain by religion and was a member of the Indian National Congress (INC) party.[2]

Member of ParliamentEdit

Lok Sabha Duration Name of M.P. Party Affiliation
Seventh 1980-1984 Virdhi Chand Jain Indian National Congress
Eighth 1984-1989 Virdhi Chand Jain Indian National Congress

MLA/Member of Barmer assembly constituencyEdit

Vidhan Sabha Duration Name of M.L.A. Party Affiliation
[1998 Vidhan Sabha] 1998-2003 Virdhi Chand Jain Indian National Congress
[1977 Vidhan Sabha] 1977-1980 Virdhi Chand Jain Indian National Congress
[1972 Vidhan Sabha] 1972-1977 Virdhi Chand Jain Indian National Congress

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Social activitiesEdit

Fought for the cause of the downtrodden, oppressed and eradication of dacoit menace; pleaded the cause of agriculturists in eradicating "Begar" and Lag Bag and introducing "Baghori" (cash rent) in Barmer District of Rajasthan.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Members Bioprofile". 164.100.47.132. Archived from the original on 10 March 2016.
  2. ^ "Members Bioprofile". 164.100.47.132. Archived from the original on 10 March 2016.
  3. ^ "Electiontrends.in".
  4. ^ "Members Bioprofile". 164.100.47.132. Archived from the original on 10 March 2016.