Third Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

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: 

Electorate:  4,86,041

Shri Tekur Subramanyam                                . .                 1,48,765 

Shiri J. Mohamed Imam Sahib                         . .                 1,37,448].