|SHRI. SURAJ BHAN
Governor of UP
Name - Late Shri Garibu Ram
of Birth - 1 October, 1928
of Birth - Village- Mehlanwali, District-
Yamuna Nagar, (Haryana), India
Status - Married to Smt. Chameli Devi
- Three sons and four daughters
Qualifications - M.A., LLB educated at Punjab and Kurukshetra University, Haryana
Profession - Advocate and Agriculturist
Address- Village- Mehlanwali, District- Yamuna Nagar,
other Activities -
President of Punjab Scheduled Castes Students Federation from 1947 to 1949
Punjab Scheduled Castes Welfare Association in 1950 and President thereof till 1966
actively associated with Bhartiya Jansangh from 1967
as member of the All India Working Committee Bhartiya Jansangh from 1970 to 1973, served
as Secretary, Haryana State Jansangh from 1973 to 1987, was in-charge of All India Wing of
the Bhartiya Jansangh.
with P&T Trade Union in various capacities from 1952 to 1967.
as Organizing Secretary of Haryana Harijan Sangharsh Samiti.
as General Secretary of Bhartiya Depressed League from 1978.
as State President of Bhartiya Janata Party of Haryana.
as All India General Secretary and Vice-President of SC and ST Morcha.
Term of Office
1970 - Elected to Fourth Lok Sabha from Ambala Constituency, Haryana.
to 1979 - Member, Committee on Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and General
Secretary, Parliamentary Forum for SCs/STs.
- Formed Parliamentary Forum for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes M.P. which is still
Functioning and doing commendable work for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
to 1979 - Re-elected to Sixth Lok Sabha.
Onwards- Served as Chairman, Committee on Petitions.
to 1979 - Served as Chairman, Committee on the Welfare of the Scheduled Castes and
to 1979 - Chairman of the Joint Parliamentary Committee on the revision of the List of the
Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes.
to 1991 - Elected to Haryana State Legislative Assembly.
to 1989 - Served as Minister for Revenue, Government of Haryana.
to 1990 - Served as Leader of Opposition of Haryana Legislative Assembly.
to 1997 - Re-elected to Eleventh Lok Sabha from Ambala Parliament Constituency as BJP
- Served as Union Minister for Agriculture .
12/7/1996 to 2/1297 - Elected
Unanimously as Deputy Speaker of Lok Sabha .
Continuously against casteism and work for the upliftment and welfare of the Scheduled
Castes and Scheduled Tribes labourers and
UPRIGHT An English fortnightly in 1969 till 1970
pastime and recreation - Reading and
- Hockey and Volley ball.
Visited - Egypt, Sudan, Algeria, Taiwan, West Germany, Oman, Poland, Czechoslovakia,
Ghana, Canada, England, USA, Japan, Dubai, Belgium, Mauritius and several African