Fifth Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile


SAVANT, SHRI SHANKARRAO B., B.A., (Hons.), LL.B., (Cong.) Maharashtra-Kolaba—1971, Son of Shri Babajirao; b. at Bhatgaon, Teh. Guhagar, Distt. Ratnagiri; April 25, 1910; ed. at Poyand School, Tel. Alibag K.E.S. Alibag High School, S. P. College, Poona, The Elphinstone College, Bombay and the Government Law College, Bombay; m. Smt. Shashikala in 1937; 4 s. and 2 d.; advocate; previously associated with Samyukta Maharashtra Samiti; President Mahad Municipality (Distt. Kolaba) between 1943 and 1962; Member, Maharashtra Legislative Assembly, 1962—71, Member of various Committees in the State Legislature including P.A.C. and Member, Poona University Court.

Social activities.—Connected with several social and educational institutions in Taluka Mahad.

Hobbies.—Bridge and cricket.

Favourite pastime and recreation.—Sightseeing.

Special interests.—Study of ancient culture and philosophy.

Books published.—(1) A Search-light on the Mahajan Report and (2) The Stories and Woes of Konkan (both in Marathi).

Permanent address.—Mahad, Distt. Kolaba, Maharashtra State.