LAKSHMI KANTAMMA, SHRIMATI M.A., (Economics) (Cong.) Andhra Pradesh-Khammam—1971, Daughter of Shri T. Venkat Reddy, b. at Alampur, Distt. Mahaboobnagar; July 16, 1924; ed. at Banaras Hindu University, Andhra University and Madras University; m. Shri T. V. Subba Rao, November 11, 1944; 1 d.; Agriculturist; previously associated with Communist Party; worked on (i) National Council for Community Development, (ii) National Council for Women's Education and (iii) Central Social Welfare Board; Member (i) Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly 1957-62, (ii) Third Lok Sabha, 1962-67, (iii) Fourth Lok Sabha, 1967-70 and (iv) Indian Parliamentary delegation to Australia in 1967.
Hobbies.—Thinking, reading Indian Ancient Scriptures, Upanishads, Vedanta.
Favourite pastime and recreation.—Concentration and meditation.
Special interests.—Indian culture, spiritual pursuits, sadhus and sanyasis, self knowledge and self realisation.
Books published.—(i) Pragati Padamlo Mahilalu (Telugu) (ii) Cooperation today and Tomorrow (English) and (iii) Translated Badshah Khan's Life into Telugu.
Permanent address.—6, MIG Colony, Bahadurpura; Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh.