Second Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

NADAR, SHRI P. THANULINGAM, B.A., B.L., Cong., (Madras—Nagercoil—1957); S. of Shri M. Paramarthalingam Nadar, B. Paramarthalingapuram, Kanyakumari, February 17, 1915; ed. at St. Joseph's College, Tiruchirapalli and Trivandrum Law College; m. Nakshetram, December, 1943 and after her death m. Ramanayagom Ammal, July, 1947; 2 S. and 3 D.; Advocate; Member of the Working Committee, Travancore Tamilnad Congress Party and its whip in the Travancore Legislature (1948-49); Member, Travancore Cochin Legislature, 1949-50 and 1953—55; Arrested twice for organising the agitation for merger of predominantly Tamil-speaking areas of Travancore-Cochin State into the State of Madras.

Hobby: Planting and growing of trees,  

Favourite pastime and recreation: Cards and Chess.

Special interest: Agriculture. 

Sports: Volley Ball.

Permanent address: Cave Street, Nagercoil (Madras).

[Voting results at the Election:

Electorate: 3,80,228

Shri P. Thanulingam Nadar .. 1,43,288

Shri S. Chellaswamy ..          45,798]