Seth Achal Singh

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Seth Achal Singh
Born Seth Achal Singh
(1895-05-05)May 5, 1895[1]
Agra, Uttar Pradesh[1]
Residence Agra, Uttar Pradesh.[1]
Nationality Indian
Citizenship Indian
Alma mater Agra and Agricultural Institute.[1]
Occupation Politician.
Years active 1918 to 1977
Home town Agra, Uttar Pradesh.
Political party
INC, (Indian National Congress).[1]
Children 1 son (adopted).[1]
Parents Seth Pitam Mal (father).[1]

Seth Achal Singh (born 5 May 1895, date of death unknown) was an Indian politician and member of the 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, and 5th Lok Sabha of India. He represented the Agra constituency of Uttar Pradesh and was a member of the INC (Indian National Congress) political party.[1]

Education & background[edit]

Achal Singh was educated at Agra Collegiate School & then at Agra and Agricultural Institute.[1]

Posts held & achievements[edit]

# From To Position
01 1918 1930 Secretary, Agra Traders' Association
02 1921 1925 Member, Municipal Board, Agra
03 1924 1924 Member, Legislative Council, U.P.
04 1930 1948 President, City and District Congress Committees, Agra
05 1931 1934 President, Agra Traders' Association
06 1934 1934 Member, Central Earthquake Relief Committee of Bihar
07 1934 1934 President, Bharat Jain Mahamandal, Lucknow
08 1934 1934 President, All India S.S. Jain Yuvak Conference, Ajmer
09 1934 1950 President, All India Oswal Mahasammelan
10 1934 1940 Member, Municipal Board, Agra
11 1935 1935 Founder, Achal Trust for educational and charitable purposes
12 1936 1939 Member, Legislative Assembly, U.P.
13 1937 1939 Member, Cantonment Board College
14 1938 - Member, Board of Trustees, Agra College
15 1938 1938 Founder, U.P. Industrial Conference, Lucknow
16 1945 - Founder-President, All India Cattle Protection Conference
17 1946 1952 Member, Legislative Assembly, U.P.
18 1948 - Member, Senate and Executive Council Agra University
19 1949 - Organiser, First Session of U.P. Refugees' Conference, Agra
20 1949 - Member, P.C.C., U.P.
21 1949 - Founder, Shrimati Bhagwati Devi Jain Girls Degree College, High School and Balmandir, Agra
22 1952 1957 Member, 1st Lok Sabha
23 1952 - Founder, Nagrik Seva Dal, Agra
24 1953 - Responsible for construction of Achal Bhawan, Agra
25 1953 - Chairman, Reception Committee, A.I.C.C. Session, Agra
26 1954 - Founder, Agra Development Conference
27 1955 - President, All India Mahavir Jayanti Committee, New Delhi
28 1957 1962 Member, 2nd Lok Sabha
29 1958 1966 Member, Consultative Committees for Food & Agriculture, Commerce, Finance and Railways
30 1959 - President, All India Svetambara Jain Conference, New Delhi
31 1962 1967 Member, 3rd Lok Sabha
32 1964 - President, Naitik Nagrik Sangh, Agra
33 1967 1970 Member, 4th Lok Sabha
34 1969 - President Agra City Congress Committee
35 1969 - Member, Senate and Executive Council, Agra University
36 1971 - Member, All India Railway Users' Consultative Committee
37 1971 1977 Member, 5th Lok Sabha
38 n/a n/a Vice-Chairman, Municipal Board

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