HEDA, SHRI HARISH CHANDRA, B.A., LL.B., Cong., (Andhra Pradesh—Nizamabad –1962): S. of Shri Bal Mukand Heda; B. Shiradhoan, District Osmanabad, Maharashtra State, October 14, 1912; ed. at Osmania High School, Latur, Osmanabad and Gulbarga and Osmania University College, Hyderabad Dn.; m. Shrimati Gyan Kumari Heda; 1 S.; Lawyer and Businessman; Participated in Congress Movement in Hyderabad, 1930-31; Organised Ganesh Utsavas in Hyderabad, 1930-1938; Treasurer and Secretary, Hyderabad Harijan Sevak Sangh, 1930—38; Founder Member, Hyderabad State Congress, 1938; Was incharge of State Congress Satyagraha, 1938; Took active part in the Congress movement; Held various offices in the organisation and suffered imprisonment in 1942 and 1947; Founder-President, Hyderabad State I.N.T.U.C, 1948—50; Member, Labour (Factory) Investigation Committee, 1948-49, Employment Exchange Advisory Committee, 1948—50, Labour Central Food Advisory Committee, Hyderabad State, 1948—50; Member, Hyderabad Municipal Corporation, 1949—51; Member, Provisional Parliament, 1950—52; First Lok Sabha, 1952—57 and Second Lok Sabha, 1957—62; Member, Social Welfare Study Team 1958-59; Member, Scheduled Areas & Scheduled Tribes Commission, 1960-61; Member, Estimates Committee, 1960— 62; Congress observer deputed by A.I.C.C. to British General Election, 1959; Member, Indian Parliamentary Delegation to the Inter-Parliamentary Conference, Tokyo, 1960; Protagonist of Separate Telengana and led a deputation to the State Reorganization Commission in this connection.
Hobbies: Swimming and Travelling.
Favourite pastime and recreation: Bridge and reading.
Special interests: Finance, Commerce, Industry, Tribal Welfare and Community Development Projects.
Clubs: Member, Hyderabad Club, Chelmsford Club.
Travels abroad: Ceylon, U.S.A., U.K., France, Switzerland, Italy, Egypt, Russia, Japan, Malaya, Hongkong, Singapore and Thailand.
Publications: Wrote articles on Gandhism and Marxism, 1942; A book in Hindi on Gandhiji’s Noakhali Pad Yatra, 1946; Weekly letters on his visit to USA, 1956; On the High Seas, 1958; Elections in Britain, 1960.
Permanent address: 3-5—694/1, New Narayanguda, Hyderabad Dn.
[Voting results at the Election:
Shri H. C. Heda . . 1,06,570
Shri M. Narayan Reddy . . 79,550
Shrimati S. Rajalakshmi Devi . . 18,130
Shri S. B. Giri . . 16,221
Shri Radhakrishna Rao . . 13,540]