JOSHI, SHRI POPATLAL MULSHANKER BHAI, LL.B., (Cong.) Gujarat-Banaskantha—1971, Son of Shri Mulshankerbhai; b. at Vill. Sarotra, Palanpur Taluq, Distt. Banaskantha, December 8, 1917; ed. at Palanpur High School, Fergusson College, Poona and Law College, Poona; m. Shrimati Taramati, 1934; 3 s. and 4 d.; Legal Practitioner; Member, Palanpur Municipality, 1941-45; was Civil Judge and First Class Magistrate, Banaskantha, 1945-49; Member, Bombay Legislative Assembly, 1952-57 and 1957-60; Member, Estimate Committee, Bombay Legislative Assembly, 1959-60; Member, Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 1960-62; President, Zila Panchayat, Banaskantha, 1964-68; Chairman, Cooperative Nagrik Bank, Palanpur, since 1964.
Social activities.—Farmers' Union; Founder Member of Nootan High School, Palanpur and Arts and Science College, Palanpur.
Hobbies.—Reading and gardening.
Favourite pastime and recreation.—Travelling.
Sports and Clubs.—Cricket and tennis.
Permanent address.—Joshi Niwas, Palanpur, Gujarat.