|7th Lok Sabha|
PARTHASARATHY, SHRI P. [Congress (I)—Andhra Pradesh, Rajampet, 1980] s. of Shri Gangishetty; b. at Kodur, Cuddapah District July 1, 1916; ed. privately in Economics and Politics: m. Smt. P. Padmavathi, August 10, 1948; 4 s. and 1 d.: agriculturist: Gen. Secy., Nehru Forum from its beginning; Union Deputy Minister, Deptt. of Parliamentary Affairs, 1970-71; Member, Tobacco Board, December 1978; Member, (i) Legislative Assembly, Andhra Pradesh, 1955 to 1962; (ii) Fourth Lok Sabha, 1967-70, (iii) Fifth Lok Sabha, 1971-77 and (iv) Sixth Lok Sabha, 1977-79: Deputy Chief Whip. Congress Party in Lok Sabha, 1967-71; Member, (i) Committee on Public Undertakings, 1972-74; and (ii) Consultative Committee of Parliament on Defence, External Affairs and Commerce; presently Member, Committee on Private Members' Billy and Resolutions; delegate to U.N. General Assembly, 1974; attended the Inter-Parliamentary Coferences at Delhi and Canberra and World Parliamentarians' Meet at Cairo in 1970.
Favourite pastime and recreation: Reading and writing.
Special interest: Defence and Foreign Affairs.
Accomplishment in letters art and science: Translated Tagore's 'Gitanjali' and 'Gardner' into Telugu and also Shakespeare's Sonnet.
Sports and clubs: Tennis, Member, Cosmopolitan Club, (Mt. Road) and Race club, Guindy.
Travels abroad: U.S.A. West Germany, Japan, Indonesia, Australia, Egypt, France, U.K., Indonesia, Singapore and Hong Kong.
Permanent address: Kodur P.O., Rajampet Taluk, Cuddapah District Andhra Pradesh.