|7th Lok Sabha|
MEHTA, DR. MAHIPATRY M., L.C.P. & S (Bom.) [Congress (1)óGujarat, Kutch, 1980] s. of Shri Mulshankar Mehta: b. at Baripada, Mayurbhanj District, Orissa, June 8, 1916; ed. at H.P.T. College, Nasik, Gujarat College, Ahmedabad and National Medical College, Bombay; m. Smt. Munjula Mehta, May I0, 1935; 3 s. and 3 d.: Physician, Political and Social worker; Vice-President, Gujarat Pradesh Congress Committee; President, (i) Kutch District Congress Committee, (ii) Bhuj Municipality, 1956 and (iii) Tarun Mitra Mandal (A Youth Organisation) Bhuj, since 1953; Member, (i) Health Board, Bombay State, 1959; and (ii) Health Board Gujarat State, I960; Member, Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 1967 -71; Chief Whip, Congress Party in State Legislature, 1969-70; Member, (i) Rajya Sabha, 1960-66 and (ii) Fifth Lok Sabha, 1971-77.
Favourite pastime and recreation: Reading, playing cards and travelling.
Special interests: Overall development of the constituency, viz. Kutch.
Sports and clubs: Member, Bhuj Gymkhana, and earlier its President, 1972; President, Public Park Club, Bhuj.
Travels abroad: U.S.A., 1948, Hungary, G.D.R. and U.S.S.R.., 1971, France and U.K., 1976.
Permanent address: Dr. Mahipatray Mehta Marg, Bhuj-Kutch, Gujarat.