SUBRAMANYAM, SHRI TEKUR, B.A., B.L., Cong., (Mysore—Bellary—1962): S. of Shri Tekur Rama Sastry; B. Uravakonda, August 9, 1900; ed. at Wardlaw High School, Bellary, Pachaiyappa's College, Madras and Law College, Madras; m. Shrimati Tekur Meenakshamma, August 21, 1921; 2 S. and 2 D.; Farmer; Secretary, All India Swadeshi Exhibition, Bellary (1933); Member, Madras State Food Advisory Committee, Harijan Welfare Committee, Rural Development Committee and Rayalaseema Development Committee (1947—52); President, Bellary D.C.C, (1946—58); Associate Member, Linguistic Provinces Commission (1948); President, Bellary Cooperative Land Mortgage Bank (1949—59); Member, Road and Inland Water Transport Advisory Committee since 1958; Member, All India Post and Telegraph Advisory Committee since 1961; General Secretary, Congress Party in Parliament (1956); Member, First Lok Sabha, 1952—57, and Second Lok Sabha, 1957—62; Participated in various Congress movements and went to jail four times.
Social activities: Took part in programmes to remove untouchability and secure amenities to Harijans and other backward classes; Participated in movements relating to Hindi-Prachar, prohibition, famine relief, Community Development etc.; President, Bellary Distt. Famine Relief Committee, 1946-47.
Hobbies: Farming and gardening.
Favourite pastime and recreation: Walking and swimming.
Sports and clubs: President, Mallasajjana Vyayam Shala Silver Jubilee Sports Celebration Committee (1960), Member, Cosmopolitan Club, Bellary.
Publications: Directory of Madras Legislature (1938), published a Kannada Weekly 'Karnataka Kesari' (1931).
Permanent address: Gandhinagar, Bellary.
[Voting results at the Election:
Shri Tekur Subramanyam . . 1,48,765
Shiri J. Mohamed Imam Sahib . . 1,37,448].