Fifth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

 

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.

Special interests.—Agriculture.

Sports and Clubs.—Cricket and tennis.

Permanent address.—Joshi Niwas, Palanpur, Gujarat.