PADAYACHI, SHRI S. S. RAMASWAMY [Congress (I)—Tamil Nadu, Tindivanam, 1984] s. of Shri M. Sivachidambara Padayachi; b. at Cuddulore, South Arcot District, September 16, 1918; Under-Matric; m. Smt. Papa Amal, September 3, 1943; 2 s. and 1 d.; Agriculturist; previously associated with Tamil Nadu Toilers' Party; Minister for Local Administration, 1954-57, Government of Tamil Nadu; Member, (i) Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly, 1952-62, and (ii) Tamil Nadu Legislative Council, 1966-67; Member, Seventh Lok Sabha, 1980-84.
Favourite pastime and recreation: Reading books.
Special interests: Working for the uplift of the backward community.
Travels abroad: Singapore and Malaysia.
Permanent address: Soorappanaicken Chavady, Cuddalore-607 002, South Arcot District, Tamil Nadu.