MALHOTRA, SHRI INDER J., M.Sc., (Agri.), (Cong.) Jammu & Kashmir-Jammu—1971, Son of Shri Thakur Dass Malhotra; b. at Kathua, March 17, 1929; ed. at Indian Agricultural Research institute, New Delhi, Kansas State University, U.S.A. and University of Oregon, U.S.A.; m. Smt. Shashi Malhotra, July 20, 1959; 1 s. and 1 d.; Agriculturist and Journalist; Distt. Congress President, Kathua; Member, Pradesh Congress Committee, Jammu and Kashmir; Member, (i) Second Lok Sabha, 1959-62, (ii) Third Lok Sabha, 1962-67 and (iii) Fourth Lok Sabha, 1967-70.
Social activities.—Village uplift, spread of literacy especially in rural areas.
Hobbies.—Gardening and reading.
Favourite pastime and recreation.—Cinema and reading.
Special interests.—Agricultural development.
Accomplishment in letters, art and science.— Submitted two thesis on agricultural problems.
Clubs.—Member, Constitution Club, New Delhi.
Travels abroad.—U.S.S.R., U.S.A. Mongolia, Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania Malayasia, and Singapore; Once travelled round the world.
Permanent address.—Kathua, Jammu and Kashmir.