Second Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

AYYANGAR, SHRI M. ANANTHASAYANAM, Law Gradutae (Madras University),Cong., (Andhra Pradesh-Chittoor-1957): S. of Shri M.Venkatavaradhachariar; B.village Thirichanur, Distt. Chittoor, February 4, 1891; ed. at Devasthana High School, Tirupati, Pachiappa' s College, Madras and Law College, Madras; m. Shrimati Choodammal, 1919- 4 S. and 8 D.; Was a Mathematics teacher in 1912-13; Advocate; Interested in Harijan Uplift and spread of Hindu culture; Member, Municipal Council, Chittoor; Director, Co-operative District Bank, Chittoor; Member, Fiscal Commission; Chairman, Criminal Tribies,.Inquiry Committee; President, Harijan Sevak Sangh; President, D.C.C., Chittoor; Member, Andhra P.C.C.; Member, A.I.C.C; Vice-President, Ram Vilasa Sabha and Dramatic Association, Chittoor; Secretary, Constitution Club; President, Renaissance Society of India; Member, Central Advisory Board of Education; President of Bar Association, Chittoor; Chancellor, Rishikul University, Hardwar; Non co-operated in 1921; Suspended practice for about a year; Offered individual Satyagraha in 1940 and was jailed for 8 months; Detained in jails at Vellore and Amraoti in connection with the 'Quit India' movement, from August, 1942 till 4th December, 1944; President, Indian Association for a World Federal Government; Delegate, Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference, Ottawa, 1952; Chairman, Estimates Committee, 195054; "Doctorate of Literature" was  conferred on him by Shri Vaishnava Theological University, Brindavan, 1954; Chairman, Railway Convention Committee, 1954; Leader, Indian Parliamentary Delegation to China, 1956; Member, Constituent Assembly of India, 194650; Member, Steering Committee of Constituent Assembly of India; Member, Provisional Parliament, 195052; Deputy-Speaker, First Lok Sabha, 195256; Speaker, First Lok Sabha, 1956-57; Re-elected Speaker of Second Lok Sabha, May, 1957.

Accomplishments in Arts and Science: Interested in  Music and the study of Sanskrit and ancient literature.

Special interest: Study and propagation of Sanskrit and Indian Culture; Interest in Social Welfare work.

Publications: Our Parliament; Edited a Telugu Weekly, Shri Verikatesa Patrika.

Permanent address: Tirupati, Chittoor District (Andhra Pradesh).

[Voting results at the Election:

Electorate; 8,73,993

Shri M. Ananthasayanam Ayyangar . . 1,54,817

Shri C. V. L. Narayan .. ..                   71,357

Shri K. Govinda Swamy ..                 11,618

Shri Kakarla Venkataramanappa ..     6,418]