Smt. Prabha Thakur, MP
[ Indian National Congress-Rajasthan ]

Father's Name : Shri Devi Singh Ji Barhath, R.A.S.
Mother's Name : Shrimati Sushila Devi
Date of Birth : 1949-09-10
Place of Birth : Kishangarh, Distt. Ajmer (Rajasthan)
Marital Status : Married
Spouse's Name : Shri Rajen Thakur
Children : Two Sons
Educational Qualifications : B.A., M.A., Ph.D. Educated at Udaipur University, Udaipur (Rajasthan)
Profession : (renowned Hindi Poetess) and Social Worker
Permanent Address : A-137, Krishna Marg, Shyam Nagar, Jaipur, Rajasthan Telephone : {0141} 2293364, 2293429
Present Address : 7, Gurudwara Rakab Ganj Road, New Delhi 110001 Telephone : 23093392, Fax: 23093391, Mobile 9868181798
Email Address :
Freedom Fighter : No
Positions Held :  
1998-99 Member, Twelfth Lok Sabha April 2002 Elected to Rajya Sabha April - Dec. 2002 Member, Committee on Commerce Jan. 2003 - Feb. 2004 Member, Committee on Information Technology Aug. 2004 - April 2008 Member, Committee on Science and Technology, Environment and Forests Aug. 2004 onwards Member, Library Committee Oct. 2004 onwards Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers and Ministry of Steel Feb. 2005 - Nov. 2007 Member, Hindi Shiksha Samiti Nov. 2005 - April 2008 Member, Press Council of India May 2006 - April 2008 Member, Committee on Official Language Aug. 2006 - April 2008 Member, Committee on Industry Aug. 2006 onwards Member, Sub-Committee-I, Ministry of Agro and Rural Industries April 2008 Re-elected to Rajya Sabha May 2008 onwards Member, Committee on Empowerment of Women Member, Committee on Urban Development Member, Committee on Personnel, Public Grievances, Law and Justice
Books Published :  
Collection of poems in Hindi titled Bauraya Man (1982), Aakhar Aakhar (1990), Chetna ke Swar (1995)
Social and Cultural Activities, Literary, Artistic and Scientific Accomplishments and other Special Interests : 
Active participation in women welfare organizations; achieved national fame for poetic works; the main theme of the poems has been national integrity and goodwill; participated in recitations in India and abroad; Advisory Member, Vishwa Bauddha Sanskritik Sangathan; Member, Maha Bodhi Society of India; script-writing and film production: Mahalakshmi Maa (Hindi), Gora Hat Ja (about Freedom Struggle) and Beenani Hove to Isi (Rajasthani) and film song writing; participation in Kavi Sammelan in India and abroad; working for world peace through Buddhism
Sports, Clubs, Favourite Pastimes and Recreation : 
Not Available
Countries Visited :  
Nepal, Thailand, Hong Kong, Singapore, U.K., U.S.A., Canada, Dubai (U.A.E.), Muscat (Oman), Pakistan, Sri Lanka and many other countries
Other Information :  
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