PATEL, SHRI NATVARLAL AMRUTLAL, [Cong. (O)], Gujarat-Mehsana—1971, Son of Shri Amrutlal Tribhovandas Patel; b. at Kadi, Distt. Mehsana, October 30, 1924; ed. at Kadi High School, H. L. College of Commerce, Ahmedabad; m. Shrimati Shubhadraben Patel, 1946; 1 s. and 3 d.; Social Worker; left studies to take part in 'Quit India Movement' in 1942; Chairman, Mehsana District Central Cooperative Bank Ltd., Mehsana; Director, (i) Gujarat State Cooperative Bank Ltd., Ahmedabad, (ii) Sabarkantha District Central Cooperative Bank Ltd., Himatnagar and (iii) Gujarat State Cooperative Marketing Society Ltd., Ahmedabad; Member, (i) Advisory Committee, Gujarat Electricity Board, Sabarmati Circle and (ii) Gujarat State Transport, Ahmedabad Division Advisory Committee; was Chairman, (i) Block Committee of Kadi Taluka (ii) Land Development Cooperative Bank, Kadi Branch, and (iii) Kadi Taluka, Khadi Gramodyog Mandal; was Member, Gujarat Housing Board; Member Gujarat Legislative Assembly, 1962-67.
Social activities.—Member of Educational Committees of High Schools and Colleges in the District.
Favourite pastime and recreation.—Games and music.
Special interests.—Cooperative movement; uplift of farmers and development of agriculture and also engaged in solving the problems of economically backward people.
Clubs.—Was Secretary of Cricket, Gymkhana Club.
Permanent address.—Sardar Patel Housing Society, Kadi, Distt. Mehsana, Gujarat, (Telephone No. 282).