Fifth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile


KAILAS, DR. N. N., M.B.B.S., (Cong.) Maharashtra-Bombay South—1971, Son of late Shri Sheonarain; b. at Sirohi, December 12, 1910; ed. at Grant Medical College, Bombay; m. Shrimati Snehalata, 1931; 3 s. (including one adopted) and 1 d.; Medical Practitioner; joined Sardar Bhagat Singh's revolutionary party in 1926 and was associated with the movement and arrested during the Quit India Movement, 1942; joined Congress, 1943; Founder Chairman of a 200-bed, modern hospital at Malad, Bombay; Founder President, (i) Uttar Bharatiya Shramjivi Sangh, (ii) Uttar Bharatiya Shramjivi Sehyogi Bhandar Ltd., and (iii) Balwantrai Mehta Elders Home for Intellectual and non-political social workers; was President, (i) Indian Medical Association Statutory Building Committee, 1968-70, (ii) Bharat Sevak Samaj (Kalbadevi), (iii) Uttar Bhartiya Sayunkta Parishad, (iv) Lok Sehyogi Sena, (v) Rajasthani Cultural Association, (vi) 'C' Ward Rifle Club and Civil Grievances Centre, (vii) Rajasthani Graduates' Association, (viii) Gandhi Sevak Samaj, (ix) Rashtra Bhasha Prachar Samiti, (x) Hindi Sahitya Sammelan and (xi) Marwari Mitra Mandal; President, (i) Jana Seva Sangh Trust, and (ii) Lajpat Lok Seva Samiti; Editor-in-Chief of the quarterly "Bharat Medical Journal"; Founder trustee, Hindi Bhavan Trust; Trustee, IMA House, Bombay; Honorary Chief Medical Officer, Jagrani Medical Home; Honorary Medical Officer, (i) Home Guards, (ii) Marwari Vidyalaya Multipurpose High School and (iii) Marwari Commercial High School; Founder, Sur Singar Samsead; Chief Oragniser, 'Bombay Shows the Way' Exhibition, 1958; Organiser of Annual All India "Kavi Sammelans" and "Urdu Mushairas'' at Bombay; Member, (i) Maharashtra Medical Council and its Executive, 1967-70, (ii) Bombay University Senate and Medical Faculty, 1953-55, (iii) Executive Council M.D. College of Arts and Science, since 1968, (iv) Bombay Municipal Corporation, 1948-52, (v) Municipal Standing and Medical Relief Committees, 1949-52, (vi) Bombay Legislative Assembly, 1952-59 and (vii) Maharashtra Assembly, 1959-67; Deputy Minister for Public Health, Bombay State, 1957-60; Deputy Minister for Co-operation Maharashtra, 1962-65; Deputy Minister for Education, Maharashtra, 1965-67.

Hobbies.—Sports and reading.

Special interests.—Development of agro-industries.

Accomplishment in letters, art and science.—Recipient of the Medical Council of India's Dr. B. C. Roy National Award (1969) for outstanding socio-medical service.

Sports and Clubs.—Football, hockey and athletics (Long Jump); Sports Secretary, Bombay University, 1932-33 and Grant Medical College, 1932-34; Member, National Sports Club of India.

Travels abroad.—Malayasia and Singapore.

Permanent address.—170, Kalbadevi Road, Bombay-2.