Third Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

PILLAI, SHRI P. S. NATARAJA, Ind., (Kerala—Trivandrum-1962):  S. of Shri Sundaram Pillai; B. Alleppey, Kerala, March, 1891; m. Shrimati Komalam, 1937; 3 S. and 7 D.; Farmer and Journalist; Adviser to Travancore Government at Delhi, 1948; Minister for Finance, Travancore-Cochin, 1954-55; Was associated with Indian National Congress, Indian Socialist Party and Praia Socialist Party; Was Member, (1) Travancore Constitution Reforms Committee, 1946; (2) Travancore Manigam Karam Committee (Special Land Tenure Committee, 1952-53) Unemployment Committee, 1956; (4) Reforms Committee (Kerala), 1958-59; Chairman, High Level Sales Tax Enquiry Committee, 1960-61; Member, Popular Assembly, Travancore 1916; Member, Constituent Assembly, 1948—50; Member, Travancore Legislative Assembly, 1944—47 and 1948—50; Member, Travancore-Cochin Legislative Assembly, 1951 & 1954—57.

Social activities:  Was a promoter and director of Travancore Tamil Sangam—a cultural association; Vice-President and Director of Siva Prakasasaba—a religious institution.

Special interest:  Tamil studies.

Publication:  Arasiyal Vilakom—an introduction to the study of Politics in Tamil.

Permanent address:  Harveypuram, Perurkadai, Trivandrum.

[Voting results at the Election:

Electorate:  4,70,222

Shri P. S. Nataraja Pillai                                    . .                  1,61,713

Shri Krishna Pillay                                             . .                  1,51,255

Shri Hernam De Cruz                                        . .                       9,675].