Biography of Seth Govind Das:

Seth Govind Das (16 October 1896 – 18 June 1974) was an Indian independence activist and parliamentarian. He was born in Jabalpur, Madhya Pradesh, India, to the Maheshwari merchant family of Raja Gokuldas. Although his family had a history of loyalty to the British government, he was attracted to the movement to seek India’s freedom from the British rule. He joined the Non-Cooperation Movement led by Mahatma Gandhi in 1920 and was jailed five times for a total of eight years. He became a member of the All India Congress Committee since 1920 and served in the Congress Working Committee of the Tripuri Session of the Congress in 1939. 
Indian independence activist - President of the Mahakoshal - Padma Bhushan to Seth Govind Das
Biography of Seth Govind Das
He was the President of the Mahakoshal P.C.C. during 1928–1934 and 1946–1957, and the Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee in 1957. Seth Govind Das was also a Hindi author and supported Hindi as the national language of India. He wrote more than a hundred plays, a novel “Indu-mati”, five travel books, a three-volume autobiography, four biographies, mostly in Hindi. He represented Jabalpur in the Indian Parliament from the first to the fifth Lok Sabha, continuously, from 1957 to 1974 when he died. The Government of India awarded him the civilian honour of the Padma Bhushan in 1961.