SUDARSANAM, SHRI MADDI, (Cong.) Andhra Pradesh-Narasaraopet—1971, Son of late Shri Maddi Venkatarangaiah; b. at Guntur, December 24, 1906; ed. at Hindu High School, Guntur and National College, Masulipatam; Widower; 4 s. and 1 d.; Social Worker; Industrialist and Businessman; suffered imprisonment on various occasions for participating in the freedom movement; Director, (i) Andhra Bank Ltd., 1947-57; (2) State Bank of India, Local-Central, 1957-63; (3) Reserve Bank of India, Local-Central, 1964-66, and (4) industrial Development Bank of India, 1964-66; Director, (i) Hyderabad Cement Asbestos Ltd., (ii) Sir Silk Ltd., (iii) Siripur Papers Mills Ltd., (iv) Sarva Roya Sugars Ltd., (v) Sarva Roy a Textiles Ltd., (vi) Kirlannpoodi Sugars Ltd., (vii) Hemalatta Textiles Ltd. and (viii) East Coast Floor Mills (P.) Ltd.; Member, (i) Executive Committee of Federation of Indian Chamber of Commerce and industry, (ii) Federation of Andhra Pradesh Chamber of Commerce and Industry, and (iii) Andhra Pradesh Chamber of Commerce; Member, Madras Composite State Legislature, 1946-52; Member, Fourth Lok Sabha, 1967-70,
Social activities.—Managing Trustee, Sri Krishnasramam Harijan Industrial Institute for uplift of Harijans and other backward classes; President and Vice-President of various Educational institutions in Andhra Pradesh; Former Governor, Rotary District (315) and Chief Donar of Polytechnic Institute and Hindu College, Guntur.
Hobbies.—Social welfare activities and providing technical education to weaker sections of the community.
Favourite pastime and recreation.—Music, touring and sports.
Sports and Clubs.—Member, (i) Secunderabad Club, Secunderabad, (ii) Fateh Maidan Club, Hyderabad, (iii) Cosmopolitan Club, Madras, and (iv) Officers Club/L.U.R. Club, Guntur.
Travels abroad.—Around the world on several occasions, as a Member/ Leader of Delegations and Good-will Missions.
Permanent address.—Post Box No. 123, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh.