Sahu Baru Mai Jain, son of late Sahu Ajit Prasad Jain, was born in the well-known Sahu Jain zamindar family of Najibabad in Uttar Pradesh. After abolition of zamindari he made good fortune in government civil contracts.
He was not only a leader of local Jain Samaj but gave his active support to all other civic and social activities sharing his responsibilities fully. He was President of Jain Samaj, Najibabad, Murti Devi Saraswati Inter College and Murti Devi Kanya Vidyalaya for several years and Managing Trustee of Rajmati Charitable Dispensary. Himself a keen sportsman he took principal part in organising sports, cultural and literary programmes.
He was a member of District Board Bijnor and Municipal Board, Najibabad and took interest in organising Assembly and Lok Sabha elections.
He was the life of Najibabad.
He was married to late Smt. Phoolwati Jain, daughter of Rai Bahadur Chotelal Jain of Moradabad.
His only son Shri Suresh Chandra Jain, married to the daughter of Raja Bahadur Hira Lai jeweller of Hyderabad is a senior Railway contractor. He is President of Jain Samaj, Najibabad and member of Mg. Committee of local institutions. He has earned Trade Fare Award for honesty and best workmanship.