Fifth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile


GANESH, SHRI K. R., (Cong.) Andaman and Nicobar Islands—1971, Son of Shri Ratnam; b. at Port Blair, June 21, 1922; ed. at St. Xaviers' College, Calcutta and Madras Medical College, Madras; m. Shrimati Krishnaveni Ganesh, May 1, 1950; 2 d.; Political and Trade Union Worker and Journalist; Joint Secretary, All India Students' Federation, 1945-48; left studies to participate in the Freedom Momevent; suffered imprisonment for political activities in 1942; General Secretary and later President, Andaman District Congress Committee; Senior Vice-Chairman, Port Blair Municipal Board, 1961-66; was Member, Home, Minister's Advisory Committee for the Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands since 1961; Member, Fourth Lok Sabha, 1967-70; Member, Indian Delegation to the 23rd Session of U.N. General Assembly, December, 1969; Deputy Minister of Finance, June 26, 1970-May 2, 1971; Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance since May 2, 1971.


Favourite pastime and recreation.—Cinema.

Special interests.—Labour, Foreign and Economic Affairs.

Permanent address.—Aberdeen Bazar, port Blair, Andaman and Nicobar Islands.