KOYA, SHRI C. H. MOHAMMAD, Muslim League, (Kerala-Kozhikode—1962): S. of Shri P. Ali Musaliar; B. Village Atholi, near Calicut, July 15, 1928; ed. Board High School, Quilandy and Zamorins College, Calicut; m. Shrimati K. K. Amina, June 1, 1950; 1 D. and 1 S.; Journalist; Was one of the founders of the Malabar Muslim Students Federation, Muslim Students Federation Scholarship Fund; Was one of the founder leaders of Calicut Journalists Association; Was Member, Kerala Wakf Board and Haj Committee; President, Calicut Muslim League Relief Committee, 1950—60; Member, Indian Union Muslim League Working Committee, 1950—61; Member, Calicut Municipal Council and Leader, Muslim League Municipal Council Party, 1952—61; Member, Kerala University Senate, 1958—61; Member, Kerala Legislative Assembly, 1957—59 and again 1960—62; Leader, Muslim League Legislative Party, 1957—62; Speaker, Kerala Legislative Assembly, 1961; Was one of the Chairmen of Joint Legislative Party of the Congress, P.S.P. and Muslim League from 1960—62; Was member, State Planning Advisory Board; Member, Working Committee, Maunathal Islam Sabha, Ponani; Vice-President, Tirurangodi Orphanage Committee; Member, Central Arecanut Committee.
Hobbies: Poultry and Gardening.
Special interests: Reading short stories, Travelogues and Biographies.
Travels abroad: Saudi Arabia, England, Egypt and Burma.
Publications: (1) My Haj Pilgrimage (2) Caux-London-Cairo and a few pamphlets.
Permanent address: Chief Editor, "Chandrika Daily and Weekly", P.B. No. 64, Y.M.C.A. Road, Calicut.
[Voting results at the Election:
Shri C. H. Mohammad Koya . . 1,04,277
Shri H. Manjunathu Rao . . 1,03,514
Shri K. P. Kutty Krishnan Nair . . 89,332
Shri T. N. Bharathan . . 9,834].