KADAM, SHRI B. P., B.A., LL.B., (Congress) [Karnataka-kanara—1977]: s . of Shri Purush; b. at Sadashivagad, Karwar District, 1922; ed. at Sadashivagad High School, Government High School, Karwar, Rajaram College, Kolhapur, Karnataka College, Dharwar, Government Law College, Kolhapur; m. Smt. Ramabai, June 12 1958; Advocate; participated in the Freedom Movement during college days in 1942; Chairman, (i) Urban Consumers Cooperative Society, Nandagadda, Karwar, (ii) Shivaji Education Society, Karwar; Vice-Chairman, District School Board, North Kanara, 1950; Director, Karwar Urban Cooperative Bank from 1958; Member, (i) Bombay Legislative Assembly. 1952-57, (ii) Karnataka Legislative Assembly, 1962-67, 1967-72 and 1972-77; Deputy Speaker, Karnataka Legislative Assembly, 1972; Chairman, Kali Project Submersion Area Rehabilitation Committee, Government of Karnataka (Report submitted in April 1975); presently Member, Rules Committee.
Social activities: Associated, with the kisan and labour movement in the district.
Favourite pastime and recreation: Learning languages; already learnt several languages including Hindi, Marathi and Kannada.
Special interests: Rural development and horticulture.
Permanent address: Advocate, Karwar, North-Karnataka.