AMRIT NAHATA, SHRI B.A., Janata, (Rajasthan— Pali—1977): s. of Shri Kishan Raj Nahata; b. at Jodhpur, May 16, 1928; ed. at Jaswant College, Jodhpur; m. Smt. Raj Nahata, May 25, 1950; 2 s. and 1 d.; Teacher and Film Maker; previously associated with States' Peoples Conference, Communist Party of India and Indian National Congress; Member, (i) Fourth Lok Sabha, 1967—70 and (ii) Fifth Lok Sabha, 1971— 77; presently Member, Estimates Committee.
Social activities: Indian Red Cross Society and Bharat Sewak Samaj.
Favourite pastime and recreation: Reading and listening to music.
Special interests: Film-script writing, song writing and direction.
Accomplishments in letters, art and science: Directed and produced three films, last being 'KISSAA KURSEE KAA'.
Publications: Translated a dozen books from English to Hindi; translated works of Gorky, Stalin, Lenin, Mao and Liu Shao Chi.
Travels abroad: U.S.S.R., Finland, Sweden, Hungary, German Democratic Republic, Italy, France, Egypt etc.
Permanent address: 7, Ram Kutir, Road 36, Bandra, Bombay.