HAJARNAVIS, SHRI R. M., B.Sc, LL.B., Cong., (Maharashtra—Chimur—1967) : s. of Shri Martand Sakharam Hajarnavis; b. at Junnar, Poona Distt., February 24, 1908; ed. at Morris College and University College of Law, Nagpur; m. Shrimati Usha, March 22, 1941; 2 S.; Advocate; President, Bidi Kamgar Sangh, 1941—44; Councillor, Corporation of City of Nagpur, 1955; Chairman, Janata Cooperative Housing Society, since 1956; Treasurer, University of Nagpur, 1956; Member (i) Second Lok Sabha, 1957—62 and (ii) Third Lok Sabha, 1962—67; Deputy Minister of Laws , January 5, 1958 May 3, 1962; Deputy Minister of Mines and Fuel , May 4, 1962- February 22, 1963; Minister of State in the Minister of Home Affairs, February 23, 1963 - March 9, 1964 ; Minister of Supply, March 10 - May, 1964; Minister for Culture Affairs in the Minister of Education, June 1964 - October 29, 1965; Minister of Law of Social Security in the Minister of Law , October 30, 1965 - January 24, 1966.
Favourite pastime and recreation: Reading.
Books published: "Law of Agricultural Tenancy and Village Service Lands in the Central Provinces."
Clubs: Member, Chelmsford Club and Constitution Club, New Delhi.
Travels abroad: U.K. U.S.A., Bulgaria,. Rumania, Hungary and U.S.S.R.
Permanent address: "Gulmohar", Mashruwala Marg, Dharampeth, Extension, Nagpur (Maharashtra).