RAMASWAMY, SHRI PULI, Cong., [Andhra Pradesh— Mahbubnagar (Reserved—Seh. Castes)—1957]: S. of Shri Puli Rajalingam; B. at Secunderabad, December 12, 1902; ed. at Wesleyan Mission High School, Secunderabad; m. Shrimati Puli Nagammah, June 22, 1920; 1 S. and 2 D.; Printer; Executive Member, Depressed Classes Association; Chairman, Reception Committee, Depressed Classes Telangana Conference, Secunderabad; Organised Harijans under State Congress and agitated for responsible Government and Hyderabad’s accession to Indian Union; Founder-President, Hyderabad State Harijan Congress; Executive Member, All Hyderabad Congress Committee; Founder-Member and Vice-President, Dalit Jati Sangh, Hyderabad; Organised Labour under INTUC; President, D.B.B. Mills Workers’ Union, Secunderabad; Executive Member, All India Depressed Classes League, New Delhi; Chairman, Reception Committee, All Hyderabad Dalit Jati Conference, Secunderabad; Executive Member, Harijan Sewak Sangh, Hyderabad Branch; Interested in Harijan uplift, abolition of Deva Dasi system, child-marriage, animal sacrifice, prohibition, unity among various sections of the people and propagation of Theosophy among Harijans; Member, Provisional Parliament, 1950-52; Member, First Lok Sabha, 1952-57.
Hobby : Swimming.
Favourite pastime and recreation: Reading.
Special interests : Printing and Naturopathy..
Sports : Badminton, Football, Hockey and Cricket.
Permanent address: 29/B, Bansilapet, Secunderabad.
[Voting results at the Election :
Electorate : 7,63,560
Shri Puli Ramaswamy 1,46,601
Shri J. Venkatesham .. 1,16,608]