Member, Rajya Sabha, since 1986. Represented India at Republic Day Celebrations, Nepal, 1960. Participated on Bulgarian Committee for Friendship and Cultural Relations with Foreign Countries, 1966.
Participated in Cultural Exchange Programme of the Govt, of India, in Yugoslavia, Hungary and Romania, 1967. Participated in Indo-Yugoslav Cultural Exchange Programme, Yugoslavia, 1972. Attended World-Peace Congress, Moscow, 1973.
Attended International Peace Conference, Moscow, 1987. Professional career: writer and author.