The best of journalism is shrinking, yielding to crude prime-time spectacle. A medicine baron from Jehanabad, he is known as “King Mahendra”, and is believed to be the “purse” for any political party he represents. But the news media is in a crisis of its own. Gaya College Gaya. Explaining Prasad’s political longevity, a JD(U) leader said, “He has no political ambition and knows how to maintain a distance between business and politics.” That’s the reason why, he added, he remained crowned even in times of political power shifts. It is HAL’s game to lose now. His main firm, Aristo Pharmaceuticals, has its corporate office in Mumbai, with branches in Vietnam, Sri Lanka, Myanmar and Bangladesh, besides other countries in Eurasia and Africa. King Mahendra has never been short of political support though. 4,010.21 crore besides immovable assets to the tune of 29.1 crore. In 2002, he was awarded by Atlantis Submarine in West Indies for diving 173 feet into the Caribbean Sea. In 2005, Nitish was elected chief minister. The low-profile tycoon loves to travel and enjoys gardening and deep-sea diving. Nitish, eager to prove his mettle as a leader, asked his closest aide, Rajiv Ranjan Singh alias Lalan Singh, to talk to Prasad. However, in the 1984 general election, held after Prime Minister Indira Gandhi’s assassination, he lost his seat. As a Congress Party Observer during Punjab elections to Amritsar Parliamentary Constituency in, (i) Parliamentary Delegation to Hanoi (Vietnam) to attend Executive Committee Meeting of Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development held on 24 February 1993 and the 9th Meeting of Asian Population and Development Association of Japan on 25 and 26 February 1993, (ii) Parliamentary Delegation of All Parties to Vietnam on invitation from the Chairman of Social Affairs Committee of Vietnamese Parliament and Government in September 1993, (iii) delegation to a meeting with the Chairman, Standing Committee of Cambodian Parliament (which drafted the Constitution of Cambodia), (iv) Multi-Party Parliamentary Delegation to Malaysia to attend the 4th General Assembly of Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development in October 1993, (v) Parliamentary Delegation to Beijing to attend the 10th Meeting of Asian Population and Development Association of Japan on 2 March 1994 and also attended the Executive Committee Meeting of Asian Forum of Parliamentarians on Population and Development on 3 and 4 March 1994, (vi) Parliamentary Delegation to D.P.R. But polarization on castes line is visible here. March 3, 2006, 1:35 pm Filed under: Uncategorized. 1980-84 :: Member, Consultative Committee for the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers. He holds Membership of  (i) India International Centre, New Delhi and (ii) India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. There have been brutal layoffs and pay-cuts. His other companies include Mapra Laboratories and Indchemie Health Specialties, both headquartered in Mumbai. Jai ho king mahindra bhumbhir ke takar me koi nahi hai, Jai bhumbhir Jai swarn arakshan ke khilaph aabaj yothaye. He is known as ‘king Mahendra’ in political circles alright, but that’s not where the honorific owes its origin. Mahendra Prasad or King Mahendra is all set to enter Rajya Sabha for the seventh term. By: hey I want to job in your company. (xvii) Special Indian Parliamentary Delegation to South Africa, Nigeria and Senegal from 26th January 2002 to 7th February, 2002 to put forward India’s concern on cross border terrorism and the prevailing situation between India and Pakistan. 1983-84 :: Member and Convener, Committee on Finance . Except once in the year 1980 when Congress nominee Mahendra Prasad popularly known as King Mahendra won, Jehanabad in the last 13 parliamentary elections has voted either for … (thirteen times), Uganda, U.K. (twenty-eight times), U.S.A. (seven times), Uruguay, Uzbekistan (twice), Vanuatu, Vatican City (twice), Venezuela, Vietnam (thrice), Yugoslavia, Zambia and Zimbabwe. Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University. Gaya, India. While out for a meeting of party workers in Batala, a blast in his car almost cost him his life. You have entered an incorrect email address! At Present he lives at :: 4, Safdarjung Lane, New Delhi. By 2003, a breakaway faction of the party had joined hands with the George Fernandes-led Samata Party, another Janata Dal splinter, and the Lokshakti Party to form the Janata Dal (United). “There is only one channel to reach king Mahendra,” said a top JD(U) leader, “You dial Abhiram Sharma and he will pass on your message.”. – 23794441, 23013545, Fax 23012299. Advani has made this point repeatedly: the rule of law does not prevail in Bihar. In his election affidavit, Dr Prasad has disclosed movable assets worth Rs. Lalan Singh, also a Bhumihar, and Prasad were good friends, and it took just a few meetings to convince him to switch sides. “He has no enemy and anyone who wants to get something done, Prasad never lets them down.”. Favorites. (i) Vill. To connect with Mahendra, sign up for Facebook today. Modanganj, P.S. About Mahendra Kumar. Mahendra was born on June 11, 1920 to King Tribhuvan of Nepal.Although Tribhuvan was nominally king since 1911. Prasad is known as ‘king Mahendra’ in Bihar as he offered jobs to locals and started a college to promote higher education among the poor and underprivileged. Bihar needs more such success stories. Govindpur, P.O. Biharis comprise the bulk of the thousands in his employ. Education. There’s an interesting anecdote here. In fact, Prasad is not known to talk to anyone in the JD(U) apart from the chief minister, Lalan Singh and former MLA Abhiram Sharma, the latter considered to be “his guy”. Ltd. All rights reserved. In 1999, the Janata Dal was dissolved. Mahendra Prasad (Winner) BIHAR Party :JD(U ... Jehanabad, S.No.37/933 Total Area 3920 Sq.Ft. The Bhumihars held Lalu in deep contempt, but the festering caste divide held little sway over Prasad, who soon joined the Janata Dal. Mahendra Bir Bikram Shah Dev (Nepali: महेन्द्र वीर विक्रम शाह; 11 June 1920 – 31 January 1972) was King of Nepal from 1955 to 1972. But India is left with just a handful of minilaterals, Arnab Goswami can chill. ... Sir, I am Girijesh kumar from Jehanabad (Tehta). King Mahendra , officially Dr. Mahendra Prasad was born on 8th January 1940 in village Govindpur of District Jehanabad (Bihar). In 1997, when Lalu broke away from the party to form the RJD, Prasad moved with him. Spelling out their equation, Sharma said he never called Prasad. ‘King’ Mahendra, 78, is worth Rs 4,000 cr & has been Rajya Sabha member since 1985. He lost the seat in 1984. Tales of his travels often find place in Nitish’s conversations with close friends. (ii) 67, Patliputra Colony, Patna (Bihar). “Had there been only one seat vacant in the Rajya Sabha, I would still have been elected,” he had said after his election in 2012. Music. Since August 2000, according to the Rajya Sabha website, he has asked only six questions; five till 2003 and only one since. we proud of him. His pharmaceutical empire is spread to Sri Lanka, Myanmar, Vietnam and … 110011 Tel. King Mahendra , officially Dr. Mahendra Prasad was born on 8th January 1940 in village Govindpur of District Jehanabad (Bihar). or. Father’s Name : Late Shri Baliram Sharma Mother’s Name :Late Shrimati Muluk Rani Devi Date of Birth :8 January 1940 Place of Birth :Village Govindpur, Distt. Jahanabad Lok Sabha constituency comprises the following five Vidhan Sabha (legislative assembly) segments: [clarification needed] (214) Arwal (215) Kurtha (216) Jehanabad (217) Ghosi (218) Makhdumpur (233) Atri Jehanabad, Ghosi and Makhdumpur is in Jehanabad district, Arwal and Kurtha is in Arwal district, while Atri is in Gaya district of Bihar. Ticket and passport in hand, Prasad was at the airport, set to take off for Somalia, when Nitish persuaded him to not go there. This confidence, some politicians from Bihar say, stems from his wealth, which makes him an asset for parties. Comments on: King Mahendra Steel roofs are on its method to recognition. From 1986 to 1987 he held the position of Member, Committee on Rules, Rajya Sabha. New Delhi: The Rajya Sabha election this week was never really a contest for Dr Mahendra Prasad, 78, the billionaire pharma tycoon from Bihar with an estimated net worth of Rs 4,078 crore. He is known as KING MAHENDRA , a TRUE KING , Dr. Mahendra Prasad. Not much is known about his initial days in the city, but he eventually started working with pharma mogul Samprada Singh, a fellow Bhumihar from Jehanabad. Some people near the Jehanabad railway station recalled that a business tycoon Mahendra Prasad, popularly known as 'King Mahender' won the seat in 1980. Though he is the owner of Rs 5000-crore Aristo Pharmaceuticals he still leads a simple life. Third time West Indies for diving 173 feet into the Caribbean Sea shrinking, yielding to crude prime-time spectacle low-profile! 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