BHIMAPPA ELLAPPA, CHOUDARI, B.A., (Hons.), LL.B., (Cong.) Mysore-Bijapur—1971, Son of Shri Ellappa; b. at Bijapur, 1926; ed. at (i) D.A.V. College, Sholapur, (ii) Karnatak College, Dharwar, (iii) Willingdon College, Sangli, (iv) Basaveshwar College, Bagalkot, (v) Government Law College, Bombay and (vi) R. L. Law College, Belgaum; m. Smt. Shantabai in 1946; 3 s. and 3 d.; Advocate and Agriculturist; Public Prosecutor from 1954 to 1958 in Bijapur; District Government Pleader for Bijapur from 1965 to 1968; Adviser to the Tribal Congress, Mysore State; Life Member, (i) P. D. J. High School, (ii) Marathi Vidyalaya, (iii) Darbar High School and (iv) Ayurved Vidyalaya—all at Bijapur.
Social activities.—President, Backward Classes Seva Sangh, Bijapur since 1949; Secretary, Wilson Anti-famine Institute, Bijapur, 1964-68.
Hobbies.—Studying the origin, race, customs and superstitions of Backward Classes.
Special interests.—Visiting of project areas during construction and development periods.
Books published.—"Origin of Koli Tribe".
Permanent address.—38, Mangoli Road, Bijapur.