Fifth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile


AGARWALA, SHRI KAMALA PRASAD, B.A., B.L., (Cong.) Assam-Tezpur—1971, Son of late Shri Paramananda Agarwala; b. at Tezpur, 1909; ed. at Cotton College, Gauhati and University Law College, Calcutta; m. Smt. Mina Agarwala, 3 s. and 2 d.; Farming, Member (i) Assam Legislative Council, 1940-47 and (ii) Assam Legislative Assembly, 1952-67; Chairman, Tezpur Municipal Committee, 1948, re-elected for three terms till 1960; General Secretary, Assam Congress Parliamentary Party, 1957-62 and its Chief Whip 1962-67; Chairman, Assam Financial Corporation since 1967; President, Tezpur Mahokuma Parishad 1964-67; Founder President, (i) Darrung College, Tezpur and (ii) Darrung Chamber of Commerce, Tezpur and (iii) Jyoti Kala Kendra, Tezpur; President, Reception Committee which presented Welcome Address to His Holiness Dalai Lama in 1959 at Tezpur.

Social activities.—Associated with many cultural, literary and cooperative institutions.

Hobbies.—Farming, reading and writing.

Favourite pastime and recreation.—Fishing and sight-seeing.

Special interests.—Promoting productive and creative activities.

Sports and Clubs.—Indoor games; Tezpur Station Club.

Permanent address.—Tezpur, Assam.