Party affiliation: Congress Party
Member, Bihar Legislative Assembly, 1957-1977. Parliamentary Secretary, Finance and General Administration, Bihar, 1961-1966. Deputy Minister, Information and Home, Bihar, 1972.
State Minister, Education, Information and Home, Bihar, 1972-1974. Member of the Rajya Sabha, since 1980. Professional career: Chairman, Bihar State Finance Corporation, 1977-1978.