Fifth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile


GAVIT, SHRI T. H., (Cong.) Maharashtra-Nandurbar - (Res. Sch. Tribes)—1971, Son of late Shri Hurji Gavit; b. at Natavad, Taluka Nandurbar, Distt. Dhulia, Maharashtra, February 14, 1923; ed. at Marathi School, Natavad Municipal High School, Nandurbar, Sir Parshuram Bhau College and Law College, Poona; m. Smt. Nalini; 1 s.; Agriculturist; Chairman, Panchayat Samiti, Nandurbar Taluka, 1962-63; Vice-Chairman, Federation of Forest Labourers Co-operative Societies, Dhulia Distt, 1963; Honorary Secretary, Dhulia Distt. Development Board, 1960-62; Member, (i) Bombay Legislative Assembly, 1952-57 and its Public Accounts Committee, 1954-57, (ii) State Tribes Advisory Council, 1954-57, (iii) Zila Parishad, Dhulia District, 1962-67 and its Standing Committee, 1965-67, and (iv) Poona University Court, 1965-67; Member, (i) Fourth Lok Sabha, 1967-70, (ii) Committee on Subordinate Legislation, (iii) Railway Convention Committee, (iv) Consultative Committees on Social Welfare, Railways and Communications, (v) Animal Welfare Board, (vi) Regional P. and T. Advisory Committee of Maharashtra State, and (vii) Zonal Railway Users' Consultative Committee, Western Railway.

Social activities.—Associated with opening and running of many Backward Class Hostels and Ashram Schools.

Favourite pastime and recreation.—Reading and seeing social pictures and plays.

Special interests.—Uplift of Backward Classes particularly Scheduled Tribes.

Permanent address.—At and Post Natavad, Taluka Nandurbar, Distt. Dhulia, Maharashtra State.