OZA, SHRI GHANSHYAMBHAI, B.A., LL.B., (Cong.) Gujarat-Rajkot—1971, Son of Shri Chhotalal; b. on October 25, 1911; m. Smt. Rama Laxmi, May, 1931; 2 s. and 2 d.; Advocate and Social Worker; was Member, Syndicate and Senate, Gujarat University; Member, Syndicate and Senate, Saurashtra University; Member, Industrial and Planning Advisory Boards; Member, (i) Legislative Assembly, Saurashtra, 1948-56, and (ii) Legislative Assembly, Bombay, 1956-57; Minister of Land Revenue, Labour, Local Self-Government, Industry and Supply, Saurashtra, 1951-56; Member, (i) Second Lok Sabha, 1957-62 and (ii) Third Lok Sabha, 1962-67; Chairman, Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation, 1970-71; appointed Minister of State in the Ministry of Industrial Development in May, 1971.
Social activities.—Associated with students', youth and trade union activities and Harijan uplift.
Hobbies.—Reading and music.
Favourite pastime and recreation.—Reading, social work, films, drama and musical concerts.
Special interests.—Labour, finance and industrial development.
Travels abroad.—Italy, Switzerland, France, U.K., Netherlands and West Germany.
Permanent address.—Vatsalya, 3 Ramkrishnanagar, Rajkot-2, Gujarat.