Fifth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile


(Telengana Praja Samiti)

Andhra Pradesh-Warangal—1971

GIRI, SHRI S. B., (Telengana Praja Samiti), Andhra Pradesh-Warangal—1971, Son of Shri S. Balayya; b. at Secunderabad, September 23, 1921; ed. at Mahaboob College, Secunderabad; m. Smt. Kamala Giri, 1939; 4 s. and 6 d.; Social Worker; previously associated with Hyderabad State Congress, Congress Socialist Party, Socialist Party and Praja Socialist Party; Organising Secretary, Nizam State Railway Employees' Union; President, (i) Hind Mazdoor Sabha, 1966-69, (ii) Sugar Factory Mazdoor Sabha since 1948, (iii) State Unit of H.M.S. since 1959, (iv) Hindustan Aeronautics Workers' Union, 1966-71; and (v) South Central Railway Mazdoor Union; Vice-President, All India Railwaymen Federation, 1967-70 and All India Hind Mazdoor Sabha since 1969; Member of several State Government Committees; imprisoned several times for political and trade union activities.

Social activities.—Trustee of the Temple in Secunderabad and President of Meru Sangh, Secunderabad.

Hobbies.—Music particularly Tabla, Hockey and Photography.

Special interest.—Music.

Publications.—Contributing articles in Newspapers and Journals on Trade Union problems.

Sports and Clubs.—Member, Deccan Club, Secunderabad.

Travels abroad.—Switzerland, U.K., Belgium, Holland, France, U.S.A., U.S.S.R. and Japan.

Permanent address.—21/2RT Marredigally, Secunderabad-26.