Shri V.K. Koratkar Member of Parliament (MP) from Hyderabad City (SC)(Andhra Pradesh) Biodata

Name of Member: Shri V.K. Koratkar

Political Party: Congress

Constituency & State: Hyderabad City (SC)(Andhra Pradesh)

Lok Sabha Experience: 2

Second Lok Sabha
Members Bioprofile

KORATKAR, SHRI V, K., Vidyalankar, LL.B. (Lond.), Bar-a-Law; Cong., (Andhra Pradesh—Hyderabad City— 1957): S. of Shri Keshay Rao Koratkar; B. at Kalamb Osmanabad Dt., February 3, 1895; ed. at Gurukul Kangry, London University, and Agricultural College, Poona; Bar-at-Law, Middle Temple; m. Shrimati Laxmi Bai Koratkar, 1924; 2 S. and 1 D.; Barrister; Practised at Bar from 1922 to 1950; Was editor of Deccan Law Reports in Hyderabad State; Was Minister of State in Hyderabad in several capacities (1950—Oct. 1956); Member, Hyderabad Legislature (1952—Nov. 1956); Member, Bombay Legislature (Nov. 1956—March 1957); Took leading part in Aryan satyagraha; conducted pleaders protests movement in Hyderabad prior to police action; Was proprietor-editor of Arya Bhanu (Hindi weekly) for five years; Arrested for political activities in 1948, prior to police action; Connected with Arya Samaj activities; President, Arya Pratinidhi Sabha, Hyderabad (1930-50); President, Aryan Education Society; Was President of Hindi Prachar Sabha and Education Conference of Hyderabad.

Favourite pastime and recreation: Cricket, football and hockey.

Clubs: Member, Hyderabad Club. 

Travels abroad: England (1919—22).

Publications: Short Sketch of life of Gandhiji (in Hindi); Chabuk (A collection of Hindi stories).

Permanent address: 1070, Tuljaguda, Jam, Bagh, Hyderabad.

[Voting results at the Election:

Electorate: 2,84,530

Shri V. K. Koratkar .. 77,153

Shri C. Srikishan ..   19,795

Shri Kishen Chand .. 19,666]


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