|7th Lok Sabha|
REDDY, SHRI M. RAM GOPAL, B.A. [Congress (I)—Andhra Pradesh, Nizamabad, 1980] s. of Shri Laxma Reddy; b. at Thakallapally Village, Karimnagar District, October 10, 1917; ed. at Osmania University; m. Smt. Bhoolaxmi Devi; 1 s. and 1 d.; Agriculturist; associated with the Congress party all through; Chairman, (i) Nizamabad Cooperative Sugar factory, Nizamabad, (ii) Andhra Pradesh State Federation of Cooperative Sugar Factories: Director, (i) Nizam Sugar Factory Bodhan, Nizamabad and (ii) National Federation of Cooperative Sugar Factories; Member, Consultative Committee constituted by Indian Sugar Mills Association and National Federation of Cooperative Sugar Factories; Founder, Cane Growers Association, Nizamabad in early fifties; Founder and Life Member, Bharat Krishak Samaj in Srinagar, 1954; one of the founders, (i) Girraj College, Nizamabad, and (ii) Jagtial College, Karimnagar; Member, Textile Machinery Development Council; President, (i) Praga Tools Employees Union and (ii) Central Government Public Undertakings Officers Association, Hyderabad and Secunderabad; Member, Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly, 1962-67; Member, (i) Fifth Lok Sabha 1971-77 and (ii) Sixth Lok Sabha, 1977-79.
Social activities: Member of several Literary and Cultural associations, Nizamabad and Hyderabad.
Favourite pastime and recreation: Visiting rural areas, forests and hill areas; meeting and talking to children of Primary and Middle Schools; helping the needy and sick in the villages.
Special interests: Development of alkaline lands; making efforts to stop advancement of deserts, pollution of water and air; development of rural areas.
Accomplishments in letters, art and science; other achievements: Interested in scientific research and inculcating scientific approach in children.
Publications: A compilation of speeches made in the Andhra Pradesh Legislative Assembly in a book form.
Permanent address: H. No. 3-4-848, Barkathpura, Hyderabad-500027, Andhra Pradesh.