Fifth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

 

PEJE, SHRI SHAMRAO, B.A., (Cong.) Maharashtra-Ratnagiri—1971, Son of Shri Laxman D. Peje; b. on January 17, 1917; m. Smt. Lalita Peje, May, 1964; 3 s. and 2 d.; Political and Social Worker; Secretary, D.C.C. Ratnagiri, 1955-58 and its President, 1960-68; Member, AICC and M.P.C.C; Chairman, District School Board, Ratnagiri, 1955-58; and District Central Cooperative Bank, 1965-68; Director, (i) Maharashtra State Cooperative Marketing Federation, 1964-68, and (ii) Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank Ltd., 1970-71; Vice Chairman, District Development Board, 1959-61 and District Central Cooperative Bank Ltd., Ratnagiri, 1958-64; Member, Maharashtra State Khadi and Village Industries Board for over 4 years; Chairman, District Advisory Committee for Khadi and Village Industry till March, 1971; Member, Bombay and later Maharashtra State Legislature, 1946-57 and 1962-71; Chairman, Maharashtra, 1967-70; Member, (i) Estimates Committee of the State Legislature, 1962-63, and (ii) Master Plan Committee for Minor Ports.

Social activities.—Founder-Member, Shivaji High School Ratnagiri; President, Kunbi Samaj Sangh, Bombay; Member, Konkan Education Society, Ratnagiri; Vice-President, Mahatma Jyotika Fule Education Society, Ratnagiri.

Special interests.—Uplift of rural masses particularly lacking educational facilities, economically weak and socially backward class of people living in villages.

Permanent Address.—Ratnagiri, Maharashtra.