BALAKRISHNIAH, SHRI T., B.A., B.L., Congress, [Andhra Pradesh—Tirupathi (Res. Sch. Castes)— 1977]: s. of Shri Chinna Swamy Tambura; b. at Karvetnagar Village, Chittoor District, December 11, 1928; ed. at Board of Higher Elementary School, Karvetnagar; P.M. High School and Sri Venkateswara College, Tirupathi and Madras Law College, Madras; m. Smt. T. Meenakshamma, February, 1951; 1 s. and 8 d.; Advocate and Agriculturist; Member, Zila Parishad; Vice-president of the Students Congress Committee of Chittoor District, 1945-46; Member, Senate of S.V. University, Tirupathi; Member, Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly, 1962-67 and several committees of State Legislature; Member, (i) Fifth Lok Sabha, 1971-77, (ii) Public Accounts Committee, 1976-77, (iii) Select Committee on (a) Advocates (Amendment) Bill and (b) Code of Civil Procedure (Amendment) Bill and (iv) Consultative Committee, Planning; presently Member, (i) Committee on the Welfare of Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes and (ii) Committee on Absence of Members.
Social activities: Uplift of Harijans and backward people.
Favourite pastime and recreation: Walking reading and writing.
Special interests: Music and gardening.
Permanent address: 2-1-47/A.S.P. Bungalow Road, Chittoor, Andhra Pradesh.