First Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

GADGIL, SHRI NARHAR VISHNU, B.A. (Hons.), L.L.B., Cong. (Bombay—Poona Central—1952): S. of Shri Vishnu Narayan Gadgil; B. Malargarh (Madhya Bharat), January 10, 1896; ed. at Aryan High School, Bombay, N. M. Vidyala, Poona, Baroda College, Baroda, Fergusson College, Poona and Government Law School, Bombay; m. Shrimati Ansuya Gadgil, 1948; 2 S. and 6 D.; Secretary, Maharashtra P.C.C., 1925-26; Member, A.I.C.C., from 1925; Vice-President and Member, Poona Municipality, 1930-31; President, Maharashtra P.C.C.; Member, Central Pay Commission, Government of India; Member, Jails Reforms  Committee, 1946-47; Associated with all political and social activities in Poona and in the rest of Maharashtra; Minister for Works, Mines and Power and, later on, for Works, Production and Supply, Government of India, 1947—52.

Clubs: President, Delhi and District Cricket Association.

Favourite pastime: Long walks. 

Recreation: Playing with children.

Publications: 'Raja Shaster Vichar', 'Raja Vivhar Vichar', 'Sabha Shaster', 'Introduction to the Constitution' (Prabodhni) — all in Marathi; 'Studies in Death Duties',, 'Indian Budget' and miscellaneous essays.

Permanent address: 26, Ferozeshah Road, New Delhi.