Mr. Balgobin Ramdeen served as a member of the House of Representatives in the 1st Independent Parliament. He is a dedicated father of seven. Mr. Ramdeen is also a barrister, author and former MP (Caroni) by profession. One of his famous writings is entitled "Cassandra". He holds steadfast on his views for liberating the oppressed. In a parliamentary personality interview he stated, "I like to fight for the underdog. If I join the top dog, I have no life".