PATEL, SHRI NANUBHAI N., Janata, [Gujarat—Bulsar (Res. Sch. Tribes) —1977]: s. of late Shri Nichhabhai Budhiabhai Patel b. at Veghaldhara, Bulsar District, November 17, 1905; ed. at Union High School, Surat. Matriculate; m. Smt. Laduben Nanubbai Patel; June 6, 1915; 4 s. and 3 d.; Agriculturist, trader and industrialist; previously associated with Socialist Party and Praja Socialist Party, 1948-55, Congress, 1956-69 and Congress (Organisation) 1969—73; President, Adivasi Kelawni Mandal Vapi, Bulsar District, till 1963; Vice-President, (i) Janata High School, Khergam, Bulsar District and (ii) Vaghaldhara Vibhag Kelawni Mandal, Bulsar District; Member, Parle-Andheri Municipality 1948-50 Member, (i) Second Lok Sabha , 1957-62, (ii) Third Lok Sabha, 1962-67; (iii) Fourth Lok Sabha, 1967-70 and Fifth Lok Sabha 1971-77; Member (i) Public Accounts Committee, 1963-65, (ii) Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes, 1968-70, (iii) Estimates Committee and, (iv) Consultative Committee of Railways and Communications etc.; presently Member, Petitions Committee.
Social activities: Uplift of Scheduled Castes / Scheduled Tribes and down-trodden people.
Favourtie pastime and recreation: Farming, gardening, reading etc.
Special interests: Development of small-scale industries in rural areas; setting up of Primary and High Schools in rural areas.
Sports and dubs: Horse riding.
Permanent address: Shri Laxmi Prasad Building, Nehru Road, Dayal Das Lane, Vile Parle (East), Bombay.