DHAMANKAR, SHRI SHRIKRISHNA VAIJNATH, (Cong.) Maharashtra-Bhiwandi—1971, Born at Vavoshi, Distt. Kolaba, September 13, 1905; ed. at Kala Bhavan, Baroda (Diploma in Chemical Technology); Married; 2 s. and 3 d.; Businessman and Social Worker; worked for Hindu-Muslim unity for forty years in Bhiwandi and Thana Districts; Chairman, (i) District School Board for three years, (ii) District Cooperative Bank Ltd.; Thana, for three years, (iii) Governing Council, B. N. College for 6 years and (iv) Thana District Primary Teachers' Association for three years; Vice-Chairman, (i) District Development Board, Thana for 8 years, (ii) Red Cross, Thana and (iii) Remand Home, Bhiwandi; Secretary, Vice-President and President, District Congress Committee, Thana; Member, Minimum Wage Board, Bombay for three years; Member and Chairman, Bhiwandi Municipality for 3 years.
Social activities.—Uplift of Harijans, Girijans and backward class people; child welfare; Red Cross work; national integration; cooperation, agriculture and community development; primary, secondary and higher education.
Hobbies.--Social work, games, music and drama.
Favourite pastime and recreation.—Social welfare work.
Special interests.—Cooperation, agriculture, social welfare and National Integration; education and political work (Congress).
Sports.—Gymnastics, Bridge and Rummy.
Permanent address.—Bharat-Wadi, Bhiwandi, Distt. Thana, Maharashtra.