TARODEKAR, SHRI VENKATRAO, B.Com., (Cong.) Maharashtra Nanded-1971, Son of Shri Babarao Tarodekar; b. at Vill. Taroda, September 20, 1925; ed. at Commerce College of Wardha, Nagpur; m. Shrimati Luxmibai, 1942; 2 s. and 6 d.; Agriculturist; President, District Congress Committee 1959—64; Chairman, (i) Maharashtra Raje Consumers' Federation, Bombay (ii) Consumers store Nanded; President (i) I.N.T.U.C. 1959—62, Vice-Chairman, (i) District Central Co-operative Bank and (ii) Marathwade Spinning Mills, Nanded, Member, (i) Municipal Board, Nanded since 1951 and its President 1956—67, (ii) Divisional Advisory Board, State Transport (Maharashtra), (iii) Advisory Committee for Housing Board, Maharashtra (iv) Marathwada University (v) Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, 1962—67, (vi) Fourth Lok Sabha 1967—70.
Favourite pastime and recreation.—Stage plays.
Special interests.—Cooperative Movement and uplift of Harijan and backward classes.
Sports and Clubs.—Riding, swimming, and badminton; Ex-Secretary and Member, District Nanded Club.
Permanent address.—Vazirabad, District Nanded, Maharashtra.